Opening News: 5/28/20



Image of a neighbor reading a book aloud from a distance.

As of noon on 5/28/2020, the following updates from district libraries regarding reopening have been released. All locations continue to emphasize digital services.



Hershey is reopening bookdrops June 1 and making plans for curbside services. Summer programming will be held online.


Middletown Public Library is continuing to hold online programming, including a new group on Facebook: "Star Trek Rewatch." Bookdrops are open for book return only.

Dauphin County Library System

The following locations will be opening on June 5 for curbside pickup and limited 1 hour computer sessions only: East Shore Area Library (Colonial Park), Alexander Family Library (Hummelstown), Elizabethville Area Library, Madeline L Olewine Memorial Library (Harrisburg).

Perry County Libraries


The following curbside services will begin on June 1: book drop, checkout, new cards, copies, faxing, lamination, tax forms, reference service, public wifi.


Marysville-Rye is now open for curbside pickup. Passport appointments have resumed.

Community Library of Western Perry County

Digital services continue. Annual cake bingo and auction have been cancelled.

Bloomfield Public Library

The book drop is now open. Plans to reopen are being finalized.

Cumberland County Library System

Amelia Givin

Curbside pickup is now available.


Starting June 1, Bosler will provide curbside pickup of materials. They will continue to offer virtual services, including reference, programming, and their Summer Quest.

Coy Library of Shippensburg

Book drops are open. Curbside pickup begins June 1.

East Pennsboro

Contactless holds pickup is available by appointment starting June 1.


Fredricksen is opening for in-person service starting June 1.

John Graham

Contact free holds pickup is now available.

New Cumberland

Curbside pickup begins June 1.


Contactless holds begins June 1.

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