FAQs

What Express Services will be available?

Checking out material, returning material, applying for and renewing library cards, as well as self-service photocopying, mobile printing, and scanning are all available. Visit the front desk for faxing services.

Can I use a computer?

Computer use is by appointment only. Melrose Park residents (60160 zip code) 16 years and older can make an appointment to use a computer (phone 708-649-7485 for appointments)

Will staff be able to help me on the computer?

No. Computer, photocopying, and printing are all self-service. Check out our how-to-signage and videos for instructions or use the chat feature on our website.

Will I be able to sit down in the library?

No. The only seating allowed will be at appointment-only computer stations.

Can I use the public bathroom?

Yes. The public bathrooms will be open.

Can I get a drink of water?

No. The drinking fountain will not be in service.

Can I bring food or drink into the library?

No, not at this time.

Will I need to socially distance?

Yes. You should strive to maintain a six-foot distance between yourself and others.

Do I need to wear a mask in the library?

Yes. Masks are required to be worn at all times in the library. If you have a medical condition that prevents you from wearing a mask, we will provide reasonable accommodation in the form of outdoor services.

Will my temperature be taken?

Yes. Everyone who enters the library will have their temperature taken. Anyone with a temperature of 100 degrees or higher will not be admitted to the library.

Will curbside Pickup still be an option?

Absolutely, call (708-649-7481) for more information.

What are the library hours?

Beginning Tuesday, September 8:

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday – 9am-5pm

Tuesday & Thursday – 11am-7pm

Saturday -10am-2pm

Closed the last Saturday of the month and every Sunday