Rock Island Public Library branches to close in observance of Thanksgiving

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All branches of the Rock Island Public Library will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, in observance of Thanksgiving.

All locations will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 28.

Online services and book-drops will be open during the holiday break.

How the Rock Island Public Library is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic

  • In compliance with Tier 3 mitigations in the Restore Illinois Plan, the Rock Island Public Library remains open for grab and go, curbside and online services.
  • Only quick browsing, material checkout, returns and limited-time public computer WiFi reservations are allowed.
  • Tables, chairs and extended visits are not available.
  • A maximum of one hour per person, per day is available for either computer or inside WiFi appointments.
  • Masks that cover both the nose and mouth are required at all times when inside buildings, along with a minimum of 6 feet of social distancing.
  • The library encourages using curbside pickup, digital library services and checking out additional materials to conserve visits.
  • Homebound resources are available for patrons with health concerns.
  • Communications for service updates will be conducted via email by the library.
  • All library events are offered virtually or on a take-home method.

For updates, visit the library’s website or call 309-732-READ.

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