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Fargo Public Library buildings to reopen July 13

InForum News Brief FSA

FARGO — Fargo Public Library buildings will reopen Monday, July 13, after extended closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The summer hours for the branches are as follows:

  • Main Library: Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.–9 p.m., Friday 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Dr. James Carlson Library: Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Northport Library: Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

All locations are closed Sundays during the summer from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
"We ask library visitors to help us stay open by observing social distancing and wearing a face covering when at any of our locations," Library Director Tim Dirks said.

Plexiglas screens have been installed at service desks, and high-touch surfaces will be cleaned and disinfected frequently. Hand sanitizer and wipes will be available for public use.

Some technology services will be limited with a reduced number of public internet stations available and daily computer usage limited to two hours per person per day, according to a news release. All meeting rooms, conference rooms, study rooms and the Wiggle Room remain closed and no onsite library programming is scheduled until further notice.

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Curbside services will be discontinued when the library reopens.

For more information, call the Main Library Circulation Desk at 701-241-1472 or email askreference@fargolibrary.org .

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