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Building is Open with Masks, Social Distancing & Limited Computers

Our Building Is Open with COVID-19 Safeguards In Place

The Woodridge Library is open with COVID-19 safety measures in place. Anyone entering the building must wear a face covering and follow social distancing guidelines. The building is open with its normal hours. Patrons are welcome to walk through the building to find and checkout books, DVDs, other materials, and use library resources. Staff will provide assistance. Limited seating is available. Limited computers with a 2-hour per day time limit, along with wi-fi, fax/scan/copy and printer access, are available. Visitors should note we have fewer stations and time limits in place due to social distancing restrictions. We continue to offer Curbside Pickup as a safe "contactless" option for patrons to get library materials without entering the building. Kid Book Bundles are also available for contactless pickup.

The health and safety of our patrons and staff remain our priority as we carefully follow guidance from the IDPH and the DuPage County Health Department.

COVID-19 is highly contagious. If you feel ill, do not enter the library, stay home and call your doctor. You may contact the DuPage Health Department for COVID-19 Testing at 630-682-7400.

COVID-19 safety precautions at the Library include:
  • Anyone entering the building, visitors and staff, must wear a cloth face covering or mask as required by the State of Illinois 
  • Social distancing guidelines must be followed: stay six feet away from others and observe floor markings and signs at service desks and throughout the building
  • Space capacity limits will be observed, for the building and for the 2nd floor Children's Department: during peak times visitors may be asked to return later on
  • Chairs and seating areas are limited
  • Meeting and study rooms are not available
  • Limited computer stations are available; reservations are not taken 
  • Patrons may check with the Circulation Desk for laptop/Chromebook availability for use at the Library
  • Interactive toys, puzzles & learning kits have been removed
  • Returned materials are held in a quarantine before check-in, with minimal handling by staff and no access to the public
  • Cleaning and disinfection practices (and products) recommended by the CDC are being followed throughout the building, including frequent disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Donations are not being accepted at this time
  • Staff, library volunteers and patrons are asked to maintain safe practices that include frequent handwashing and stay home/do not enter the library if you are sick, experiencing symptoms or suspect you may have been exposed to COVID-19
  • In-person library programs are not being scheduled; Children's Summer Reading buttons and prizes will be distributed between August 3 and August 31


Available library resources and services include:

  • All collections including, but not limited to, books (New, Best Sellers, Large Type), magazines and other media (DVDs, Blu-rays, Audiobooks, Video Games) are open for browsing and checkout
  • Staff available for assistance in-person, by phone and via email
  • Library technology resources are available including: fax/scan/copy and printer access, along with wi-fi access and limited computer stations 
  • Friends of the Library Book Sale is open
See update links below for additional information.
Bookdrops Open Now --Please use outdoor or indoor book returns only, note staff cannot accept returns in the Curbside Pickup.
Curbside Pickup--Continuing after we reopen the building, Cardholders can request materials and staff will fill their request through a "contactless" process
Homebound Delivery--Unable to visit the library due to a disability, illness or special circumstance? Call 630-964-7899 or apply today for a contactless dropoff service, direct to your doorstep.
Virtual Programs--Pre-registration is required, at least 30 minutes in advance. Use the Library Event Calendar to register, a link to join each program will be emailed to you.
Summer Reading Programs --Summer Reading programs are wrapping up. Children's prizes are ready for pickup! Stop by or call 630-487-2578.
3D Printing--The Library's Makerbot Replicator Plus Printer is up and running! Learn more and make a print request today.
Digital Library Card--get access to ebooks, digital magazines, music and movies & training.
Our Best At Home: Digital Cards, Free Movies, E-Books, Music -- We have more e-books and audiobooks, and added new Movie streaming with Kanopy
Updated 8/27/2020