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Posted on: July 27, 2020

The library is open.

The Elm Grove Public Library has re-opened. Phase 1 of the reopening plan takes into consideration user-related statistics and is guided by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’s Division for Libraries and Technology and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Due to the nature and ongoing changes of the pandemic and available information, this plan is subject to change.  


Monday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m .
Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 10 am. - 4 p.m.

Reduced Capacity

Capacity will be limited to 11 people (in addition to staff) in the library at any one time. This number is based on the WI DPI’s occupancy calculator. Please limit your time in the library so others may also visit.

Phase 1 Services

  • Regular circulation and reference services are available.
  • Browsing of all collections is available.
  • Three public computers in the adult area are available, first come, first serve.
  • The children’s play area and computers are closed. The study room will be unavailable.
  • Book donations will be accepted through the end of October.
  • Curbside pickup is available upon request.
  • Drive-up book drops continue to be open as normal. Please Note: All returns quarantine for 72 hours before check in. Check-ins will be backdated.

Sanitation and Safety

  • Face coverings are required in the library.
  • Hand sanitizing stations are available throughout the library.
  • Returned items will be quarantined for 72 hours before check-in.
  • Staff will regularly clean door handles, keyboards, countertops and other high-touch surfaces.  
  • Library materials will not be disinfected. Browse and use at your own risk.

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