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COVID-19 Response

Hedberg Public Library will be CLOSED until further notice.

The health and safety of our patrons and employees is a priority to the City of Janesville and Hedberg Public Library (HPL). We are working to stay on top of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and will continue to follow the guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control, WI Department of Health Services, Rock County Health Department and the City of Janesville.

Our current plan is to:
1) Prioritize the safety and health of our staff and patrons.
2) Continue serving your library needs as the situation allows.
3) Plan ahead for changing circumstances.

WHAT CAN THE PUBLIC DO?

Stay home if you are sick. Wash your hands. Cough into your elbow.

THE LIBRARY WILL CONTINUE TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING SERVICES:  

Librarian Assistance  
Available Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Patrons may call 608-758-6600 to reach a librarian or email them at questions@hedbergpubliclibrary.org. They can help with research and resource questions, including how patrons can use their library from home.

Online Services
We are actively encouraging patrons to use our library services remotely via our website. Hoopla, OverDrive,and Kanopy provide free downloadables and streaming content. Plus, there are free online classes, databases and other research tools available anytime and from anywhere.

Don't have a library card? Get a free 90-day temporary card at sharelibraries.info - select your local library, click the Login link at the top, and then click Don't have a library card? Click here to register!

Virtual Storytimes and Programs
Visit our social media sites for fun and engaging virtual programming by our creative and innovative staff. Check back often, as we're adding new ideas all the time.
HPL Facebook
Children's Facebook
YouTube
Twitch

Extended WiFi
Our WiFi will now be available 24/7. Patrons will have the strongest connection in our covered parking lot. Password: community

PLEASE NOTE: We have discontinued our Curbside Service and closed our Drop Boxes for returns to further help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Please keep and enjoy your materials until we reopen.

We will continue to communicate any further impacts to HPL on this page and the library's Facebook page.



 

 
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