August 3, 2020

WHAT YOU CAN DO NOW


The Library is open! Please check-in at the customer service desk for computer use. Customers may retrieve their own materials, WiFi access and the new Browsing Just for You service. Computer use is limited to 1.5 hours. Masks are required for using the library, except for children under the age of 2 years. Please maintain at least 6-feet of distance between yourself and others. Masks must be worn in the Team rooms and meeting rooms. You may browse the collections on your own.

Hours: MON-SAT 9am – 6pm | SUN noon – 6pm
Capacity Limit: 240 people

CURBSIDE PICKUP AT YOUR LIBRARY*

Contactless delivery. Your health is our priority.

  • Place items on hold online, on our app or by phone 785-580-4400.
  • We’ll notify you when your items are ready for pickup.
  • Park in the Curbside Reserved Parking spaces at the library.
  • Call 580-4414 and your order will be safely brought out to you!

Hours: M-SAT 9am – 6pm | SUN Noon – 6pm

*You may also pickup your items at a bookmobile stop.

GRAB-N-GO

No browsing required! Our librarians have pulled some of the best selections into a Book Bundle based on a theme or genre. Book Bundles are available for all ages.

BROWSING JUST FOR YOU

Customers can browse books, movies and music in the library. Unwanted items should be placed on the quarantine cart, not returned to the shelf. Try our new Browsing Just for You to have a librarian select items for you or talk with staff while at the library!

COMPUTERS

Sign-up for a computer at the customer service desk. Use is limited to 1.5 hours. When you are done, please exit the building to allow for more people to access this service or you may browse the collections. When you have the kids with you, you will be assigned a Team Room on a first-come, first-served basis. If all rooms are occupied, you will be asked to return at another time. While in the room, you must keep your mask on.

OTHER SERVICES

InterLibrary Loans, Notary and Test Proctoring services are available.

MEETING ROOMS

You can now book small meetings (5-6 people) in the Menninger, Hughes, Perkins and Anton rooms on the second floor. Meeting rooms on the second floor and Marvin 101BC are open to smaller groups. Masks are required.

TOPEKA ROOM

is open by appointment only. Call 785-580-4400 to make an appointment.

NORTH READING ROOM

is open for various uses, including personal devices or reading. Social distancing allows for one user per table.

FREE WI-FI

Parking Lot | In Library | Bookmobiles

The library is providing 24/7 free access to Wi-Fi in our parking lot with the strongest connection on the west side, close to Claire’s Courtyard. Park by a bookmobile for a Wi-Fi connection.

In the library, bring your laptop or tablet to use Wi-Fi.

BOOKMOBILES

Stay in your car and your holds will be delivered Curbside. You can’t come on-board, but staff with grab items you may want or ask for a Book Bundle! This is a limited schedule so please see tscpl.org/bookmobile for details.

BOOK RETURNS

All book returns are open and you may return your items at the library drive-up book return. For everyone’s safety staff will not be able to take returns directly. Because of the pandemic, there will be no late fees in 2020. Smart lockers located at HyVee and the Oakland Community Center are open for holds pickup.

MILLENNIUM CAFE IS CLOSED

The Millennium Café is temporarily closed due to low traffic but plans to reopen before the end of 2020. During this time the café will undergo needed repairs, including the installation of a new grab-n-go refrigerator and updating furnishings and flooring.

MONDAY FARMERS MARKET

Hours
7:30-11:30am

SMART LOCKER

Smartlockers located at HyVee and the Oakland Community Center are open for holds pickup.

TSCPL@WORK

TSCPL@Work holds delivered to workplaces that allow it.

BOOK DONATIONS

The Friends of the Library are now accepting donations at the service dock. Please do not bring donations inside the library. Put them in the donation box or to the dock (entrance at 10th and Garfield). For information call 785-580-4445.

JUST ASK US

Call Us 785-580-4400
Email ask@tscpl.org
Text Us 785-322-4099

Hours:
Mon-Sat 9am – 6pm
Sun Noon – 6pm