Four Regional Libraries Reopening for Inside Service Monday June 22

June 18, 2020  
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Fourth Floor of Main Library Also Reopens; 14 Libraries Continue Curbside Pickup of Holds

Jacksonville Public Library's four regional libraries—Highlands Regional on Dunn Ave, Pablo Creek Regional on Beach Blvd, Southeast Regional on Deerwood Park Blvd., and Webb Wesconnett Regional on 103rd—will begin inside service on Monday, June 22, 2020. Customers will be able to use any of the four regional libraries between 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. Monday – Thursday and 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
 
All customers are required to wear masks at all times while inside library buildings. Also required to enter are touchless temperature checks and completion of COVID-19 health screening forms. Additional health safety adjustments have been made to open locations including social distancing markers, spacing of furniture and public computers and other modifications for customer and staff safety.
 
The Main Library continues to provide service Monday – Saturday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. On Monday, June 22 the fourth floor of the Main Library will open to the public, opening access to more public computers in the Grand Reading Room. The Special Collections department and research services will be available by calling (904) 255-6195 for an appointment.
 
The Library continues curbside pickup of holds at 14 locations. Appointments are preferred but not required for pickup of holds for which customers have been notified.
 
Curbside hours starting June 22:
 
Branch libraries (Argyle, Beaches, Brentwood, Dallas Graham, Mandarin, Regency, South Mandarin, University Park, West, Willowbranch):
     Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.,
     Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
 
Regional libraries (Highlands, Pablo Creek, Southeast and Webb Wesconnett):
     Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
     Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
 
Open hours - masks required to be worn inside, touchless temperature check and COVID-19 screening form to enter - starting June 22:
 
Main Library (1st, 2nd and 4th Floor):
     Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
 
Regional libraries (Highlands, Pablo Creek, Southeast and Webb Wesconnett):
     Monday - Thursday 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.
     Friday and Saturday 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.
 
All book drops remain open so customers can return books and materials. For customer and staff safety, all materials returned are being quarantined for 72 hours before they're put back into circulation.
 
No overdue fees will be applied for any materials returned by December 31, 2020.
 
To read answers to frequently asked questions about going fine free, curbside pickup, in-branch services and more, visit www.jaxpubliclibrary.org/reopen.

About Jacksonville Public Library: The mission of the Jacksonville Public Library is to enrich lives, build community and foster success by bringing people, information and ideas together. Last year, more than 3.2 million visits were made to Jacksonville Public Libraries, items were checked out more than 4.9 million times, and over 14,000 programs and services were offered to Duval County residents at the Main Library and 20 branch locations. For more information about the Jacksonville Public Library, call 255-BOOK (2665) or visit jaxpubliclibrary.org