Up-to-date Info on Library Services

Up-to-date Info on Library Services

(Updated 2/4/2020)

  • Due to continuing COVID-related staff shortages, we do not have enough staff to safely open for our normal hours. We have decided to reopen for limited hours for community members to:
    • Use computers for quick tasks such as checking email, printing, etc. (30-minute time limit)
    • Use our copy machine
    • Send fax messages
    • Pick up holds
    • Browse for library materials
  • We are still encouraging the use of our curbside services. If you are not able or uncomfortable wearing a mask at all times in the library building you are required to use our curbside services.

WIFI

  • For the safety of staff and community members we ask WIFI user to limit their visits to 30 minutes inside the building. WIFI can be accessed from the parking lot if needed for longer tasks.

Hours starting Thursday, February 4

Monday – Thursday

            Curbside Only: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
            Library open for limited services: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Friday

            Curbside Only: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
            Library open for limited services: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Saturday

            Curbside Only: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

We continue to offer curbside only service for materials pickup, copying, printing, and faxing. Please call to schedule a pickup at: 920-892-4416. Click here for detailed instructions.

Linked below is the phased in plan that was approved by the Library Board of Trustees on June 1. The library is currently in PHASE 3.

Here is the latest on our services, due dates, and more:

Contact Us
We may experience extra demand on our phone lines. When you call us at 920-892-4416 please have your library card number, current phone number, and current address for staff to look up your account. If you do not get through, please try again or contact us via email at plref@monarchlibraries.org or via Facebook Messenger.

Due Dates and Late Fees
Due dates have returned to normal. We are now a fine free library. No late fees will be charged.

Item Returns
Please return materials all materials in our outdoor bookdrop located on the outer wall of the library to the right of the main entrance off of Division Street. Please note that we will be quarantining all returns for 24 hours based upon updated guidance from the Department of Public Instruction. This will mean that items will remain on your account for several days after you return them. There will be NO late fees so please do not worry about overdue charges.

Curbside Service
Click here for more information.

Card Renewals
Please call us at 920-892-4416 or email us at plref@monarchlibraries.org if you have trouble with an expired library card. Be sure to include your current address and phone number so that we can update your card.

Public Wifi
Our Wifi remains on and can be accessed just outside our building.

Interlibrary and System Loans
Delivery within the Monarch Library System has resumed in a limited capacity. For the safety of our delivery drivers and staff we are quarantining materials for 24 hours based upon updated guidance from the Department of Public Instruction. It is taking longer than normal for materials to be transferred between libraries. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Delivery from other libraries around the state (known as ILL) have not resumed. We do not know when statewide services will be available.

Virtual Library Programs
Check out our Facebook (click here) for virtual storytimes, book clubs, escape rooms, and more. No account required.

Event Closures
All library events and meeting room reservations have been canceled for for the foreseeable future. The meeting room is currently being used for furniture storage and materials quarantine.

Digital Services
Our digital services are always available. If you have trouble accessing any of our services, please email us at plref@monarchlibraries.org or message us via Facebook Messenger.