Coronavirus and Your Library

Our building will be CLOSED for in-building services as of Wednesday, November 25 at 5:00pm until further notice

The library building is closed to the public until further notice, but we are still here for you! You can borrow books via curbside pickup, call us during business hours for help from a librarian, take part in all of our virtual programs, and check out our array of ebooks, streaming media, and online resources! Thank you to everyone in Sycamore for helping do what we can to keep our community safe and healthy.


Curbside Pickup


Curbside pickup is a regular offering at the Sycamore Public Library!

Place holds any time online or during business hours by phone. Call 815-895-2500 ext. 410 for placing holds and helpful reader’s advisory.

Guidelines

1) Each card may place up to 45 holds at one time.

2) Once items are pulled, you should be notified when items are available for pickup. Pickup hours are Monday-Saturday, 10:00 am-5:30 pm, Closed Sundays.

3) Park in a numbered spot when you arrive and call the number at your spot for pickup.


Returning Materials

ONLY drive-up and vestibule bookdrops will be openDonations will not be accepted at this time.

All materials will be quarantined for 7 days in compliance with recommendations from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).


Programs and Meetings Canceled

As a preventative measure, all Library programs are canceled or postponed. Additionally, all meeting room reservations made by outside groups are canceled. Current info will be reflected here.

View all our online and virtual programming on our Facebook and YouTube channel.


Services

There are countless online Library services that can be accessed from home using your Library card. 

If you need services that are not available virtually or through Curbside, contact us for additional accommodations by chat, email, or telephone. Stay connected with us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for the most up to date information from the library.

View these countless free resources that can be accessed from home now!

Don’t have a library card yet? Sycamore Library can assign residents a temporary card.


Updates

If you are interested in Library-related news, please sign up for our   eNewsletter.

We recommend getting health updates from the following agencies:
World Health Organization: WHO
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: CDC
Illinois Department of Public Health: IDPH

We will continue to make announcements on this page as needed.  If you wish to leave a message, please do so using our Contact Us form.

Thank you for your understanding and be well. 

New Operating Hours

Curbside Pickup and Building Open
Monday-Saturday, 10am-6pm

Vulnerable Patrons

(55 and older, patrons with pre-existing health conditions, pregnant women)
Monday-Saturday, 9am-10am

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