Material Quarantine - To ensure the safety of patrons and
staff, all returned items will be quarantined – and will remain on your account
– for a minimum of 2 days before being checked in.
Libraries closed - All Library locations
remain closed to limit the spread of COVID-19. Many locations are offering
curbside services up to five days per week, and some are accepting returns
daily. Find locations and hours for curbside services and returns at www.spl.org/Curbside.
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