Orillia Library welcoming back patrons to browse the shelves as of Wednesday

Contactless pickup still available if preferred

With health and safety top-of-mind, the Orillia Public Library is welcoming the community back to browse and borrow.

Effective Wednesday, August 26, the library will be open to patrons to borrow material as well as to make use of computer or printer services. The library will be open Wednesday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. moving forward.

Contactless pickup will be available Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. for those who prefer.

“We’re excited to welcome back all Orillia Public Library members. With our increased cleaning and modified services, keeping customers and staff safe continues to be our number one priority,” says Suzanne Campbell, CEO, “We’re able to open to our members because of the collective work of the people in our community. Let’s continue this progress by working together, maintaining our distance and wearing masks.”

Patrons over the age of five will be required to wear a non-medical face covering inside the facility and must sanitize their hands upon entry. Patrons are asked to limit visits to 30 minutes.

In-person programs and events are still not available, and interlibrary loan services will resume in the fall.