WVPL UPDATES THROUGH COVID-19

9/12/2022

HERE'S THE LATEST UPDATE ON OUR ROAD TO REOPENING:

WHAT IS YOUR MASK POLICY AT THE LIBRARY?

Face masks are recommended inside the library.

  • Hand sanitizer and wipes will continue to be available.

WHAT CAN I DO AT THE LIBRARY?

  • Browse for and check out books, DVDs, CDs, magazines and newspapers
  • Use the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) to find books
  • Pick up and check out holds
  • Use the self-checkout stations
  • Use public Internet computers
  • Sit, read and relax in our main common areas!

HOW LONG CAN I STAY AT THE LIBRARY?

  • There are no time limits for your visit! Stay as long as necessary during our open hours.

WHAT ARE YOUR HOURS?

  • Blue Bell and Ambler are open for browsing Monday through Thursday 10 AM to 8 PM; Fridays and Saturdays 10 AM to 5 PM. Blue Bell branch is open on Sundays 1 PM to 4 PM September through May. The library is closed on Sundays during the summer.

WHERE AM I ALLOWED TO GO IN THE LIBRARY?

  • Any book stack, DVD, magazine and newspaper areas
  • Seating areas, tables and study carrels in our main common areas
  • Use the library copier and printer
  • Quiet study rooms at Blue Bell (1 per person)
  • Community spaces when used by a library group or activity
    • Community Rooms (Up to 25 persons)
    • Public Conference Rooms ( up to 4 People)
  • Public restrooms

CAN I STILL USE CONTACTLESS PICK-UP SERVICES?

  • YES! If you prefer to pick up only, call the library to schedule. For instructions on contactless pick up, go to >>>> www.wvpl.org/contactless

ARE YOU ACCEPTING BOOK DONATIONS?

Yes, we are accepting book donations again. Blue Bell branch is also accepting jigsaw puzzles. Thank you for your patience!
Please bring all donations into the library and the staff will show you where to deposit them. PLEASE DO NOT leave any donations outside of our buildings, near the book drop or deposit in the book drop to come in contact with returned library books. Thank you for continuing to support the library!

WHAT PROGRAMS ARE YOU OFFERING? Join in a variety of virtual educational programs

DON'T KNOW WHAT TO READ NEXT? Try our LIBRARY GRAB BAG service! Fill out a simple form to help us curate a bag of books, movies and much more - just for you! Click to get started >>> LIBRARY GRAB BAGS.

CHECK OUT OUR e-resources 

HAVE A QUESTION FOR A LIBRARIAN? Our reference librarians are available to assist you with placing a hold, answering your questions about any and all WVPL e-resources and technology. Please call 215-643-1320 ext. 19 Monday through Thursday 10 AM to 7:30 PM, Friday and Saturday 10 AM to 4:30 PM, Sunday 1 PM to 4 PM or send your questions using our contact form.


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