Reopening Plan

Greetings St. Joseph community -

Below you will find a summary of our reopening plans.


Current Hours:

The library will be open Monday-Friday.    

Monday thru Friday:  10am-6pm 

 Saturdays:  12pm-4pm    (10am-5pm starting October 1st)


Services available :  

  • Books and materials are circulating
  • Computers, Wifi and printing  (Limit of 1 hour, no renewals or extensions) - First come, first serve.
  • Fax, scanner, and Copier service is available
  • Reference services. 
  • Newspaper table

We highly encourage patrons to continue to place holds using the online catalog or by calling us at (269) 983-7167.  Staff will pull your requests and notify you when they are waiting for your pickup.


What you should know before entering the library:

  •             It is recommended that both vaccinated and unvaccinated patrons over age 2 wear a facial covering in the library at all times.
  •             We ask that you try to limit your visit to one hour.
  •             No more than 100 people are allowed in the building at one time (including staff).
  •             No food or beverages are permitted unless medically necessary.
  •             We request that patrons practice social distancing whenever possible.  Remain 6 feet away from others.
  •             Further questions may be addressed in the Frequently Asked Questions section of our Reopening Plan.

Frequently Asked Questions 

Get answers to your questions about the library, our services, and what to expect.

Please watch here and on our Facebook page for updates to our reopening plan.

We are concerned about the safety of staff and you, our patrons, so services may look a bit different than you are used to for the foreseeable future.  We truly are looking forward to seeing you all soon!


Our plans and policies in detail can be found here:  Covid-19 Preparedness Response Plan Infectious Disease Library Reopening PolicyLibrary Reopening Plan