Monday, June 22, 2020

We're Back!


Happy Summer! Welcome back! Things look a little different, but our doors are open to the public once again. Starting Monday, June 22 our temporary hours are: 

Monday, Thursday, Friday: 12 noon - 5:30 pm 
Tuesday: 12 noon - 7:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday and Sunday: Closed 

The first hour of every day is reserved for high risk members of our community. Computers are available for adults only in 30 minute reserved sessions. WiFi is available. At this time all in-person programming, and children's toys and hands-on activities are not available. Social distancing and face masks are required. Visit our website to learn more about the precautions we are taking to ensure the safety of our patrons and staff. 


Your health and safety are number one! Check out the activities we have planned that you can enjoy safely this summer:

Summer Reading Challenge: Our "Imagine Your Story" Summer Reading Challenge begins on Monday, June 29 and runs through Saturday, August 15. Our program will look a little different this year since it will be completely online and at home. Participants will register and log their reading minutes with Beanstack to earn badges, entries for weekly drawings, and entries for 1 of many awesome grand prizes. Beginning June 29, you can swing by the library to pick up a welcome bag with instructions. 

Free Summer Lunches: We are offering packed lunches through the Boys & Girls Club of America beginning Monday, June 29 through Friday, August 14. On Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays between 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm you can drive through our parking lot by the picnic table to receive a packed lunch to go. 

Weekly Crafts and Activities: We are introducing weekly grab and go crafts for you to enjoy at home. Make a fire-breathing dragon, patriotic wand, knight's catapult, and more! While supplies last. Check out our blog and the GMPL Youth Services Facebook Page for STEM challenges, scavenger hunts, and other fun activities to do at home!   

Virtual Storytimes with Miss Katie: Join Miss Katie, our favorite librarian extraordinaire, for storytime every Thursday morning at 10:30 am via Zoom. Please call, email, or visit our website or the Youth Services' Department to register. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom conference link.