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Using the Library During the Pandemic

Using the Library During the COVID-19 Pandemic


Suspension of Services

Public access to library buildings is suspended until further notice due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Holds

All holds, including LINK+ holds are suspended.

Returns 

All return services, including drive-up return boxes, are suspended, including LINK+ items.

The library has extended checkouts to May 1st. Please hold on to all library items until further notice.

Remote Services

eLibrary

All of our online services continue 24/7 as usual, including:

  • eBooks
  • Audiobooks
  • Streaming movies, TV and music
  • Digital magazines and newspapers

Reference Services

Reference Services continue to be available by email.

Email: pa.library@cityofpaloalto.org


Cancelled Services 

The following services are suspended until April 30.

Events

All events are cancelled through May 3rd.

Community/Program and Study Room Closures 

All reservations are cancelled and no new bookings are possible at this time.

Computers

Access to computers and computer labs is suspended.

LINK+ 

LINK+ services are suspended.

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