COVID-19

Service update 11-16-20

 

OCPL Purple Tier Service Updates:

To Our Patrons and Community: 

The health and wellness of our OC Public Libraries’ staff and customers is our main concern. Based on recommendations from the County of Orange and in concurrence with guidelines issued by the Governor of the state of California to limit the number of people in a public building and to help curtail further spread of COVID-19 in our communities, OC Public Libraries is pleased to offer Grab & Go services . Bookdrops and contactless curbside pickup are still available. 

For safety purposes, staff and visitors must wear face masks and maintain safe physical distancing 

Metered occupancy Grab & Go services are available at all locations(*) except the Laguna Woods library. Services include popular materials browsing and self-service checkout of holds plus single-user, 30-minute computer sessions by reservation.  

Service hours are Tuesday – Thursday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday - Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  

* Laguna Hills Technology branch Grab & Go services are Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  


Learn more about Grab & Go services at ocpl.org/grabandgo 

  • Book drops and contactless Curbside Pickup are available at all branches. Learn more about Curbside Pickup HERE or at ocpl.org/curbsidefaq
  • OC Public Libraries’ robust digital services give library cardholders 24/7 free access to ebooks, audiobooksmagazinesmovies, resources and more. You can also enjoy virtual programming at org/virtualprograms  
  • Visit org/elib/ecard for a digital card that gives you access to a wide variety of downloadable media! 
  • Friends of the Library Bookstores are all closed. Bookstores are not accepting donations at this time. 
  • WiFi on Wheels service is available in select communities throughout Orange County, providing WiFi service to surrounding areas, hotspot check-outs, and remote library services 
    • Available Tuesdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. & Saturdays, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
    • For more information: ocpl.org/wifionwheels  
  • If you have questions, please contact any branch during service hours or library staff at admin@occr.ocgov.com, via social media on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or use library chat at ocpl.org 

 

Updated: November 16, 2020