Highland Park Library Reopens With Restrictions

The Highland Park Library is now open at 25% capacity. 

The library is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

“Although you will notice some changes to services, the library will continue to serve as the community’s connection to lifelong learning while powering imagination through creativity and discovery,” a post on the town’s website reads.

The town notes only the first floor is accessible to the public, the library’s 25% capacity can accommodate 16 people at one time, visitors are required to wear a cloth face covering over their nose and mouth and maintain social distancing, and the entrance to the library on Saint Johns Drive will remain locked. Visitors are asked to enter the library via the main town hall doors on Drexel Drive.

The library will continue to offer holds pick up through curbside service, Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information on utilizing curbside pick up, please visit the library website

Desktop computers in the library will not be available for use. Patrons may use their own devices on the library’s WiFi network.

Rachel Snyder

Rachel Snyder, deputy editor at People Newspapers, joined the staff in 2019, returning to her native Dallas-Fort Worth after starting her career at community newspapers in Oklahoma. One of her stories won first place in its category in the Oklahoma Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest in 2018. She’s a fan of puns and community journalism, not necessarily in that order. You can reach her at [email protected]

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