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- COVID-19 Reopen Protocols
This site was last updated on Oct. 11, 2021
The West Fargo Public Library is open to walk-in traffic. We are maintaining current safety protocols, including encouraging patrons to wear masks, sanitize frequently, help maintain the library's cleanliness, maintain 6-feet of distance from other parties, etc. See "Additional Protocols" below for more information.
The library is operating with these hours:
- Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
- Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (closed Memorial Day through Labor Day)
Pickup options still available:
The West Fargo Public Library still offers curbside pickup of materials. To use the curbside pickup service, guests can place a request for specific items using the online library catalog, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 701-515-5200. Patrons can also place a hold for a Book Bundle (a staff-picked collection of items based on a theme you choose) for pickup. Patrons are notified when their hold is ready and should call the library when they arrive to pick up their items. More details on curbside pickup procedures are available at https://westfargolibrary.org/1066/Pickup
The West Fargo Public Library also offers in-library pickup of materials. Guests can place a request for specific items using the online library catalog, emailing email@example.com or calling (701) -515-5200. Patrons can also place a hold for a Book Bundle (a staff-picked collection of items based on a theme you choose) for in-library pickup. Patrons are notified when their hold is ready and can find their held items on the hold shelf in the library. PLEASE NOTE: When picking up items in the library you will need to check them out either by using the self-checkout machine or by visiting the circulation desk. More details on in-library pickup procedures are available at https://westfargolibrary.org/1066/Pickup
The library is offering in-library and off-site events at this time. View our complete list of events on our website event calendar.
While visiting the library, patrons are encouraged to wear face coverings, sanitize frequently, help maintain the cleanliness of the library, and follow social distancing protocols as defined by the CDC. To help encourage this, disposable masks are available to patrons upon entering the building for their appointment. Sanitation stations are available throughout the library and wipes are available for patrons using tables and computer areas.
Patrons who may not want to enter the library building can access the library's public Wi-Fi from the parking lot.
The West Fargo Public Library will continue to work closely with fellow City of West Fargo departments to monitor the situation surrounding COVID-19 and to devise plans for response that are in the best interest of public safety while continuing to provide public services.
The West Fargo Public Library encourages patrons to join the library and City of West Fargo in following the guidelines of Fargo Cass Public Health, North Dakota Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help limit the spread of coronavirus. The West Fargo Public Library will continue to share updates regarding its response to COVID-19 and any operational changes on Facebook and www.westfargolibrary.org.