covid-19 information

Out of an abundance of caution, and to protect children and others who have not yet been vaccinated, JH Library will continue to require face masks inside the library until further notice.

Service Hours:

Monday 9AM-3PM

Tues/Wed/Thurs 9 AM-6 PM (Curbside Services 'til 8 PM)

Friday/Saturday 9AM-5PM

For your safety and convenience, contactless Curbside Pickup & Curbside Services will continue indefinitely, 6 Days/Week.  For full details, please see our Curbside FAQs page.  

What Will This Look Like?  

  • Masks are mandatory for both staff and patrons.  Both nose and mouth must be covered.

  • Please sanitize your hands before touching library materials. 

  • If you have materials to return, please use our outdoor book drop.  Do not bring return materials inside the library

  • Public computers are limited, and available by reservation only.  Computer sessions are limited to 45 minutes/day.

  • Patrons will have 15 minutes to browse and select items, and check out.

  • With the exception of households, all patrons are expected to social distance.  Anyone not abiding social distancing may be asked to leave.

  • If we have an influx of foot traffic, patrons may be asked to wait outside or in their car until there is sufficient room inside to safely social distance.

  • As always, warm, friendly service from our charming staff.  Please call us for assistance:  815-645-8611. 

The Following Services Are Currently Unavailable:

  • Children’s Puzzles & Toys

  • Conference Room

  • Study Tables & Other Work Areas

  • Coffee Bar (We know!  It's a bummer for us, too.)

  • Book donations

  • In-Person Programming

Please also see our Online Calendar for a list of virtual programming.  ​Reserve a program participation/activity kit using our Order Request form.