Since November 30, Maspeth Library has reopened with limited “to-go” service six days a week, Queens Public Library announced.
Throughout the borough, 35 branches are now open to the public for pickups in a designated area of the building.
Each branch will also accept returns at their exterior return machines.
Materials can be requested online, through the QPL app or by phone. All staff and visitors are required to wear masks and practice social distancing. Hand sanitizer will be available as well.
There are still no on-site public programs, browsing, meeting room availability, seating, public computers or in-person reference service due to the pandemic.
These are the hours at each reopened branch:
- Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with one-hour closure from 1 to 2 p.m. for cleaning
- Tuesday: 1 to 5 p.m.
- Thursday: Noon to 7 p.m., with one-hour closure from 3 to 4 p.m. for cleaning