COVID 19 Update May 8, 2020
On behalf of the Loudonville Public Library Board of Trustees and Staff, we thank you for your patience. Starting Tuesday, May 12, the library will be offering pickup services for holds. At this time, this and phone reference will be the only services available and the building will remain closed to the public. Please see below for detailed instructions.
This is part of a phased plan to restore LPL services to our patrons. Please be patient as we are following state and federal guidelines to ensure the safety of our patrons and staff.
The situation is constantly changing. Please check here and our Facebook page for further updates.
Stay safe and health my friends!
Melissa Mallinak, Library Director
No Contact Holds Instructions
Begins Tuesday, May 12
A staff member will call you when your hold is ready for pickup. Please allow one business day for available holds to be processed.
This service will be available at the South Entrance only during the following hours:
Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
To pick up your holds, please park in one of the spaces in front of the South Entrance, call the library and provide your name. A library staff member will bring the bagged items to the door. Please verify your identity at the door by holding up either photo identification or library card to the window. After you have stepped back from the door, the items will be set outside the door for you.
If you do not have a cell phone, just call before leaving home and give an estimated time of arrival.
Book drops are open.
Items will be quarantined for 72 hours before they are put back into circulation.
No Contact Holds Pickup
No contact holds pickup will begin on Tuesday, May 12. Holds can be placed by using the Online Catalog or calling the library. There is an option to search the catalog for Loudonville Public Library items only.
Material Due Dates
All Loudonville Library patrons who have items due while the library is closed, now have new due dates of May 30.
Calling the Library
Patrons are able to contact the library by phone during our current business hours.
Programming and Meeting Rooms
All library programs are canceled at this time.
Public use of the meeting rooms is canceled until July 1, 2020. (This date is subject change as the situation evolves.)
All material donations made to the Friends of the Loudonville Public Library are still suspended.