A new schedule for reopening will allow us to be open for 90 minutes and then closed for 30 minutes, to organize, clean and disinfect. Hours – MONDAY-THURSDAY (all) 10-11:30 AM, 12-1:30 PM, 2-3:30 PM, 4-5:30 PM and 6-7:30 PM, FRIDAY (Main) 9-10;30 AM, 11 AM-12:30 PM, 1-2:30 PM, and 3-4:30 PM, FRIDAY (branches) and SATURDAY (all) 10-11:30 AM, 1-2:30 PM and 3-4:30 PM and SUNDAY (Main) 1-2:30 PM and 3-4:30 PM.
JUST FOR SENIORS (Main Library only) MONDAY-THURSDAY 9-9:45 AM.

All library locations will be opening back up to the public on Wednesday, June 24th with limited services. This poster outlines some of the changes that we are making and asking our patrons to make, in order to have our buildings open.

http://ccplohio.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Reopening-Poster.pdf

* Just as a reminder we ARE NOT taking any book or materials donations at this time.

“We are looking forward to once again opening our doors to the public. We appreciate your patience as we have navigated through the pandemic. However, since everything is not yet back to normal and the virus is still a threat, we are modifying our hours and service models to ensure both staff and patron safety. All staff will be wearing masks and patrons are strongly recommended to wear facial covering as well. Masks will be offered for free for anyone without a mask that wishes to wear one. The Main Library and the branches will be open to the public for 90 minute intervals and then will be closed for 30 minutes for cleaning and sanitizing. We will also be limiting the number of people in each building at one time. The goal is to allow patrons to browse the shelves, get their materials and depart. We, like everyone else, are hopeful that this “new normal” will not last much longer and that we can get back to life as we know it.”
–Bill Martino, Library Director

Take a look at the services we will offer during Phase 2 of our Reopening:

http://ccplohio.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Phase-2-Library-Services.pdf

 

UPDATE: 6/11/20

Based on the Governor’s Plan to Reopen Ohio, all Clark County Libraries will remain closed to the public until Wednesday, June 24th, 2020. In addition, all in-person library programs have been suspended until July.  Hours that we are open to process your requests have also temporarily changed from what is posted on our website.  All locations are closing at 5PM on Fridays and Saturdays and the Main Library is now also closed on Sunday.

Book and AV returns at all locations are now available for patron use.

Beginning Monday, May 18th, we will begin curbside delivery of library materials. Patrons will be able to call the library of their choice and select materials for pick-up.  You may also place holds via our online catalog at http://catalog.ccpl.lib.oh.us/polaris/.
Main Library – (937) 328-6903
Enon Branch – (937)( 864-2502
Houston Branch – (937) 462-8047
Park Branch – (937) 322-2498
Village Branch – (937) 322-2226
Also beginning Monday, we will have online and phone Reference available (937) 328-6903, with our librarians standing by to answer your questions. More information about both of these services and guidelines will be available on our website at www.ccplohio.org and on our social media channels like Facebook.

As this is a fluid situation, date information is tentative and subject to change.

UPDATE: 4/27/20

Based on the Governor’s Plan to Reopen Ohio, all Clark County Libraries will remain closed till Monday, May 18th, 2020. In addition, all library programs have been suspended until July.

Book Returns will be available at noon on May 11th. Library items you have checked out need to be returned by May 18th, their new due date.

As this is a fluid situation, date information is tentative and subject to change.

UPDATE: 4/2/20

News Release—For Immediate Release
All Clark County Libraries will remain closed till Monday, May 4th, 2020.
Loan periods will be extended during the closure and all book and AV returns will be locked. Patrons are asked to hold on to their materials until after the libraries re-open.
All Clark County Public Library locations will have WiFi available and accessible in our parking lots during the time that we are closed.
As always, patrons can access digital library materials with their library card. Those without a library card can email ebooks@ccpl.lib.oh.us to get set-up with a digital library card and PIN number.
Visit us at www.ccplohio.org for access to digital resources.
Library Director, Bill Martino, wanted to emphasize that while “While we regret having to do this, I feel that it is in the best interest of the community that we do our part to minimize the spread of the Coronavirus. We are all in this together and we look forward to the day when we can start serving the community, in person, very soon.”
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As always, you can access digital library resources with your library card.  Ebooks and eAudiobooks are available through Overdrive and the Libby app, stream music and more with Hoopla and stream movies and TV shows with Kanopy and Recorded Books Digital.  Visit our website at www.ccplohio.org for access to digital resources.

For those of you who don’t have a library card and would like to utilize our digital resources while we are closed please email ebooks@ccpl.lib.oh.us and we will set you up with a temporary digital library card and PIN number.

UPDATE: 4/2/20

All library programs and events will be cancelled till at least May 4th, 2020. This includes all meetings scheduled by outside groups to take place in our meeting rooms.

UPDATE: 3/13/20
We are continuing to monitor the U. S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) and the Clark County Combined Health District for updates.  At present, we are taking additional steps beyond regular practices and cleaning and sanitizing countertops and workspaces.  We are also making hand gel sanitizers available for library users.

Everyone has a role to play in reducing the spread of COVID-19 and staying healthy.  Please stay home and do not visit the library if you are exhibiting signs of the flu or if you are not feeling well.  We invite you to explore everything we have to offer on our website.  You can download eBooks and audiobooks on Overdrive, stream movies and checkout eBooks, audiobooks, and music on Hoopla and Kanopy.

http://ccplohio.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Coronavirus-Message-From-Director.pdf

 

Help stop the spread of germs!

You may see this poster around our libraries reminding people to help stay healthy and stop the spread of germs by following these simple steps.

For more information and weekly updates on COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019), please visit the Ohio Department of Health website at: https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/home.