Lethbridge Public Library to reopen March 17

Book lovers can now make their way back to the Lethbridge Public Library in our city. The library announced they will be reopening on March 17th with a 15% capacity for residents. The CEO of the library, Terra Plato, says it’s great to be back, but the library wants to ensure that they continue to limit the spread of COVID-19 for their patrons.

Hour Changes:

Monday – Tuesday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday – Wednesday 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Thursday – Friday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Curbside Pick Up hours:
Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Bookmobile: The library is encouraging residents to check out lethlib.ca for hours on the Bookmobile.
Building access is restricted to:
• Main Branch: Children’s Services Desk & Computer Services area
• Crossings Branch: Customer Services Desk & some Computer Stations
• Bookmobile will only be available for Curbside pick up

1 adult per family is allowed for building access. The Library is asking groups to use Curbside Pick Up service.
Streaming and online programming will continue.
Donations of used books/materials will not be accepted.

Used book donations are not being accepted at this time.
Room bookings are not available.
Library memberships can be renewed by calling the Lethbridge Public Library.

Borrowing & Returns:
• Curbside Pick Up will remain operational at all branches.
• Grab & Go Pick Up will be available at the Main and Crossings branches where customers can come into a
designated area of the branch to pick up their pre-ordered materials.
Materials can be returned to the:
Main Branch: book return located at the Children’s entrance (south end of the parking lot).
Crossings Branch: book return located at the South entrance (Britannia Blvd. W.). During operational hours a
second book drop is available at the north end of the atrium.

Computer Access:
Sessions for residents is limited to 45 minutes. Sessions start at 10am and end an hour before closing.

This means 10 customers per session at the Main Branch, and five customers at the Crossings Branch.

For more information you can visit lethlib.ca

Micah Quinn

After graduating from Mount Royal University in Calgary with a Broadcasting Diploma, Micah made the trek down to Lethbridge to work for Bridge City News. He has previously worked at City TV Calgary on the Breakfast Television morning show. He looks forward to connecting with this community, and reaching a new audience. Micah has a passion for interviewing and finding out why people think the way they do. You’ll often find him pursuing local feature stories and hard news.

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