Mora Public Library

Hours & Services:

Monday – 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Curbside Services

Tuesday  12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Browsing & Computer Appointments

Wednesday – 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Curbside Services

Thursday 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Browsing & Computer Appointments

Friday – 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Curbside Services

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00p.m. Browsing & Computer Appointments

Sunday: Closed

How Have Our Services Have Changed?

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic the library enviroment and services have been modified:

  • Returned materials are isolated for a minimum of 3 business days before being checked-in
  • The outdoor materials return slot has re-opened
  • An appointment is necessary to use a computer (see below)
  • Per East Central Regional Library’s Social Distancing Policy and in accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order 20-81, all those entering the building will need to wear a face covering. Masks will be available if you need one
  • The environment in the library has been modified
    • A sneeze guard has been placed on the service desk
    • Hand sanitizing stations are available
    • Seating has been reduced
    • Children’s play areas/equipment will not be available
    • All staff will be wearing a mask
  • Restrooms are available
  • Please limit the duration of your visit
  • Please visit in groups of two or less
  • Maximum occupancy will be posted at the entrance and must be observed
  • Children under age 10 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult

If you’ve experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the past 14 days, please do not visit the library. Symptoms include:

  • Fever (100.4° F or higher), or feeling feverish
  • A new sore throat
  • Chills
  • New muscle aches
  • A new cough
  • New headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • New loss of smell or taste

Services Currently Being Offered in This Location:

Browsing Appointments

These appointments will grant those who sign up entry into the library to browse the collection, pick up holds and check out materials. When you arrive for your appointment, please check in at the desk and maintain at least six feet of distance from others.  You can schedule your browsing appointment online or you can call to schedule an appointment at (320) 679-2642. Phone services are normally available Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Computers by Appointment

These appointments are for those who wish to access a library computer. You can schedule your computer appointment online or you can call to schedule an appointment at (320) 679-2642. Phone services are normally available  Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.When you arrive for your appointment, check in at the desk and maintain at least six feet of distance from others.

About the Appointment:

  • You will be able to print. We request that you bring exact change if possible.
  • Computer appointments are for one hour and cannot be extended.
  • For your safety and ours, library staff will not approach your computer to provide assistance.
  • Please bring your own headphones

We’re looking forwarding to seeing you for your appointment!

Curbside Pick Up

Procedure:

Step One: Place a hold

  • Place items on hold in our online catalog or by calling us (phone numbers listed below) Monday thru Friday between 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Step Two: Schedule a pick up

    • When your holds are ready you will be notified
    • Call Monday thru Friday between 9am and 3pm to schedule an appointment
    • OR schedule an appointment online  *This is a new service and not available in all locations yet

Mora Chair

Step Three: Pick up your holds

  • Arrive at your appointment time
  • Your materials will be brought to a chair (see photo) just outside the main door.
  • *If mobility is an issue please call so alternative arrangements can be made or note this in the special requests field as you schedule online
  • *If you are unable to pick-up your materials during these scheduled times, we may be able to set up an appointment while staff is in the building. Please call (320) 679-2642 and ask the staff member to send your contact information to Katherine. When available, Katherine will contact you to make an appointment. 

 

Returning Materials:

The Book Return is available anytime. We do ask that if you have items that will not fit in the book return (i.e. kits, oversized books or otherwise), that you please return those items during curbside hours to the bin, located along the wall (see photo).Mora Large Item return

Location:

200 Maple Ave. W.
Mora, MN 55051

Phone: (320) 679-2642

 

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