All St. Louis County Library branches reopen with curbside service next week

In the city, five St. Louis Public Library locations will also

Sam Masterson
May 27, 2020 - 3:16 pm

    ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Good news for those who are tired of binge-watching TV shows and movies, and ready to pick up a new book in the St. Louis area. St. Louis County and St. Louis Public Libraries announced plans for reopening some locations to rent books, movies, games and other items. 

    All 20 St. Louis County Library branches will begin offering curbside service on June 3. You'll just have to find your items and reserve them online, then pick them up at your branch. Book drops opened on Tuesday at County Libraries. 

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    In the city, St. Louis Public Library will open book drops at all locations starting Monday.

    Then on June 10, five locations – Buder, Carpenter, Central, Julia Davis and Schlafly – will open and allow guests inside with limited hours. Those locations, along with the Kingshighway branch will also offer curbside pickup. 

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    Both customers and staff must wear masks or a cloth face covering inside St. Louis Public Library locations at all times. All returned materials will be quarantined for 72 hours, then made available again for check out. 

    Kirkwood public library book drops are open with curbside pickup beginning June 3.

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