COVID-19

Service Update 316

 

OCPL Red 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, 1-hour computer sessions by reservation. One session per day.  

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 

  • Book drops and contactless Curbside Pickup are available at all branches. Learn more about Curbside Pickup 

  • To ensure the safety of our staff and patrons, all returned library materials will remain on your record for a minimum of 96 hours during a quarantine period. Please allow at least a week for returned items to be cleared from your account. 

  • 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.  

  • Get 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 visit Wifi on Wheels   

  • 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: March 16, 2021