Your Library & the Coronavirus
The library is no longer quarantining returned materials. See the library’s reopening plan here. The library is open normal hours without an appointment or a time limit on your visit. Orland Park Public Library cardholders may use the study rooms for two hours at a time. Orland Park cardholders may use the computers for two hours at a time. Non-residents will return to the existing policy of a one-hour limit with a cost of $3.
Grab ‘n Go is available between 9 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays; 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sundays. Please submit this form to tell library staff you would like to use Grab n’ Go service.
Masks are recommended while visiting the library. Residents are asked to have the safety of neighbors in mind when choosing whether to wear a mask.
Mask Wearing During Library Programs
Fully Vaccinated *
You do not need to wear a mask indoors or outdoors at the Library or at Adult or Teen Library programs.
Not Fully Vaccinated
Including ages 2-11
All children ages 2-11 and other individuals who are not fully vaccinated are required to wear a mask inside the library, and for any outdoor Library programs where they are unable to maintain a six-foot physical distance from other participants.
Regardless of Vaccination Status
All patrons and staff are required to wear a mask while participating in Youth Library indoor programs, at any Youth outdoor programs where they are unable to maintain a six-foot physical distance, and in the Children’s Library.
*Fully vaccinated means having received both doses of Pfizer or Moderna or one dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine plus a two-week waiting period after the last dose.
If you think you might be sick call your doctor, and read the steps outlined by the CDC .
News From More Local Agencies
- Orland School District 135 Coronavirus page
- Consolidated High School District 230 Coronavirus page
- Kirby School District 140 Coronavirus update
- Orland Township Food Pantry information
- PLOWS Council on Aging preparedness for seniors page
- Cook County Department of Public Health Coronavirus updates
eBooks and Digital Items
Digital Items can still be checked out here with your library card number.
- eBooks and Audiobooks
- Digital Magazines and Audiobooks
- Digital Movies, Music, Comics, eBooks, and Audiobooks
Book drops are now open.
- Avoid contact with people who are sick.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
- Avoid touching your face, especially your eyes, nose, and mouth.
- Cough and sneeze in the crook of your elbow, or a tissue, then throw that tissue in the trash and wash your hands for at least 20 seconds.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.