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FAQ During Closures
The library will be closed to the public until April 8, 2020 due to COVID-19. Staff will be available to answer phone calls and GABBIE enquiries from 10 to 7 a.m. Monday through Friday.
Ways to continue enjoying library resources:
Our collection of free ebooks and audiobooks are still available to patrons through Libby and OverDrive. To better assist our patrons and encourage literacy, the library will allow people who have less than $5 in fines to have access this free digital resource and library staff will be on site to renew items and answer questions by phone. Please use the library’s book drops to return items that are due or call the library at 936-291-5472 for assistance.
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Due Dates & Item Renewal:
Patrons are encouraged to drop off items in our 2 book drops. Items with a due date between 3/17/20 and 4/7/20 have been extended to 4/8/20. This date change does not apply to interlibrary loan items. Patrons and may call the library at 936-291-5472 or text GABBIE at 936-274-7204 if they need assistance with their library account or interlibrary loan items.
Library Card Expiration:
If your library card is set to expire between 3/18/20 and 4/8/20, we have auto-extended your card to not expire until 4/15/20. These dates will be updated pending further information about the closure.
Reserves & Requests:
Reserves for physical items will not be fulfilled until the library is open. However, patrons may request items to be purchased. A library staff member will review all requests according to library policy. Requested digital items that are approved will be added to our collection during the library’s closure. Requested physical items will be available once the library is open.