The Mora Public Library began offering browsing and computers by appointments the week of July 13. They will continue to provide curbside services as well.
These appointments allow entry into the library to browse the collection, pick up holds and check out materials.
When patrons arrive for their appointment, they should wait at the front entrance of the library and maintain at least six feet of social distance from others.
At their scheduled time, a staff person will meet them to let them into the building.
All those entering the building will need to wear a face covering. Masks will be available if patrons need one.
The environment in the library has been modified:
A sneeze guard has been placed on the service desk
Hand sanitizing stations are available
Seating has been reduced
Children’s play areas/equipment will not be available
All staff will be wearing a mask
Maximum occupancy will be posted at the entrance and must be observed
Restrooms are available
Patrons are requested to limit the duration of your visit and visit in groups of two or less.
Children under age 10 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Patrons who have experienced any symptoms of COVID-19 in the 14 days before their appointment are asked to cancel or reschedule.
This service is also being offer in Cambridge, North Branch and Pine City.
Computers by Appointment
Appointments are also for those who wish to access a library computer.
Computer appointments are for one hour and cannot be extended.
For safety, library staff will not approach computers in use to provide assistance.
Headphones will not be available and patrons are asked to bring their own.
Curbside Pick Up
The Mora Public Library also offers a curbside pick up option to get materials without going inside. the procedure is:
Place items on hold in our online catalog or by calling (320) 679-2642 Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m..
Schedule a pick up. When your holds are ready you will be notified. You may schedule to pick up either by calling or making an appointment online.
Pick up your holds. Arrive at your appointment time. Your materials will be brought to a chair (see photo) just outside the main door.
Mora Curbside Schedule:
Monday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Here’s what patrons need to know:
Due dates have begun to be enforced
Outdoor book drops are open at all branches
Patrons can log in to your account to see what books you have checked out and confirm due dates.
If patrons are unable to return your items by the due date, please contact ECRL to make other arrangements.
For more information visit www.ecrlib.org.