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Salt Lake City Public Library to reopen for limited use

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Posted at 4:30 PM, Sep 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-17 18:30:28-04

SALT LAKE CITY — With COVID-19 precautions in place, the Salt Lake City Public Library is preparing to open to visitors September 21 with limited access to resources.

All eight library branches will be open Monday through Saturday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The "Express Services" being offered include 30-minute computer sessions, access to copy/fax machines, holds pickup, item returns and reference assistance.

Consistent sanitation and social distancing measures will be put into place. Visitors are also expected to wear a face mask.

Lounge areas and bookshelves will still be closed.

The library also reports that while physical buildings have been closed, the collection of e-books and digital audio books has continued to grow.

The following locations will be opened:

  • Main Library (downtown)
  • Anderson-Foothill
  • Chapman
  • Day-Riverside
  • Glendale
  • Marmalade
  • Sprague Firehouse Express
  • Sweet branches

For more information on the re-opening plans, visit their website here.