'Mask Required' Access
Before-hours access is available to anyone who prefers an extra measure of COVID-19 mitigation.
NEW: advance signup is no longer required. Just visit.
All visitors (ages 2 and up) are required to wear a properly fitting mask in all library spaces during "Mask Required" hours.
Library staff passing through spaces accessible by the public will also be masked. (Please note: children under age 2 are not required to mask and may be present.)
Services during this time are limited to:
- shelf browsing
- self-service checkout (current VAPLD card required)
- unaided public computer use (current VAPLD card required)
- self-service copy center use (bring correct change; see Copy & Print page for info)
Personal assistance is not available.
Contactless options are available for many library services, including reference assistance. Read about contactless options.
Entry is limited to Vernon Area Public Library cardholders. Need a library card? Apply here.
Evening Stories with Miss Emily
Age 3 - grade 2. Put on pajamas and enjoy a bedtime story with Miss Emily.
This program is free and open to all. Sign up is required. Sign up online here, by telephone at 224-543-1485, or in person at any service desk in the library.
This program will not be recorded
This online program is only available as it happens. There will not be an archived version available to view after the event.
This event takes place on Zoom. Meeting format allows the group to interact with one another. Cameras are optional. After registration, you will receive an email with a link to join the event.