We are now open for in-person, “Grab + Go” access to library materials! Our goal is to provide the best possible experience we can without putting our patrons, staff, and the community at risk. As a result, in-person visits will look different than they did in pre-COVID times. In addition, we continue to encourage everyone to take advantage of our digital materials and virtual programs.
😷 Updated 8/3/2021: Due to the rise in COVID cases in Lancaster County, we are following the CDC’s recommendations and requiring all visitors (over the age of two) wear a mask that covers the nose & mouth in the library during their visit.
- Lancaster City Branch: Monday – Thursday, 9AM – 7PM; Friday, 9AM – 5PM; Saturday, 9AM – 2PM
- Mountville Branch: Monday – Thursday, 10AM – 7PM; Friday, 10AM – 5PM; Saturday, 10AM – 1PM
What’s available at the Library?
- Grab + Go service!
- Visit the Library when it’s convenient for you during open hours to browse the collection and check out materials, plus pick up hold items.
- Patrons are asked to keep their browsing time brief. We suggest you plan ahead to optimize your time, but we know you’re trying your best.
- Public computers are available.
- Because of limited equipment (due to social distancing) sessions are limited to 60-minutes per user/day with no extensions.
- Printing, copying, and scanning services are available.
- Passport services are available BY APPOINTMENT ONLY at the Lancaster City Branch.
- We will continue to fill Grab Bags with books & DVDs based on your input and interests.
- The Juliana Bookstore is open limited hours.
What’s not yet available?
- Public restrooms and drinking fountains are unavailable at this time.
- Charging personal devices is not currently allowed.
- No eating or drinking allowed.
⚠️🤒 If you or anyone in your household is experiencing symptoms of illness, please wait until you’re feeling better to visit the library. LPL is always open online. We offer a variety of digital materials, resources and programming, including eBooks, music, movies and much more that you can access virtually 24/7.
🚗📚 If you do not wish to enter the building or cannot wear a face mask, please contact us and we will work with you to meet your needs.