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Libraries Reopen Effective 12/18/2020, 12/16/2020


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Library service levels have been modified to better align with Oregon's new Risk and Protection Framework. Generally, the library service level will be tied to the county's current infection risk level; however, there could be times where a library location might be at a higher level than the infection risk level. Examples include if library staff have been asked to quarantine due to exposure to COVID-19, or a shortage of cleaning supplies means staff are unable to sanitize appropriately. 
Libraries are currently at Level 4: Take Out Only service. Effective Friday, December 18 when Lake County moves to the Moderate Risk level, libraries will open at Level 2: Advanced Precautions. Library staff will be happy to welcome the public back in our buildings. Please note that Saturdays at the Main Library in Lakeview remain Take Out Only due to staff constraints.
When visiting your libraries remember:

  • If you are sick, stay home.
  • Stay at least 6 feet from others.
  • Masks are required over mouth and nose.*

Beginning Friday, December 18, all library locations will have new signs with the current service level. If you have questions about what services are available, click the image above to enlarge it, or contact your local library. For those who prefer not to come inside, Take Out is still available for checking items out as well as printing or copies. For questions about library service levels, contact Library Director Amy Hutchinson at 541-947-6019 or
The library staff and board would like to thank everyone for their continued patience and goodwill as we work to stay safe and healthy while providing as much library access as possible. We thank you for the efforts you have made to reduce the spread of infection and enable increased access to services. 
* Masks or face coverings must be worn over the mouth and nose by everyone over 5. If you cannot wear a mask or face covering due to a disability or health condition, contact your local library to find out what accommodations are available for you.