Library Services amid COVID

The Library is here to serve the community during this time.
As of August 4th the library operating hours are:

Monday – Closed
Tuesday-Friday – 10:00 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday – 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Services available during operating hours:

Get a Card: We are so excited to hand out our brand new library cards! Please sign up for a temporary card here and call the Library to let us know you want a full card. Bring in your photo ID with your current address and we will provide you with your full card. This service is available during your appointment or at the curb. Call the Library for more information.

A temporary card gives you complete and immediate access to our Digital Library, a full library card allows you to check out physical materials and use library resources such as printing and library laptops.

In-Library Services: The Library is open for patrons to visit the Library. Patrons can browse the collection, print documents or make copies and simply enjoy the space and use wi-fi. Laptops are also available for use in the Library.

Curbside Library Card Pickup: We are happy to provide Library Cards through our curbside service.

Register for a temporary card online.
Stop by the Library to pick it up during our open hours. Make sure you bring your identification and proof of address (if not reflected on your ID).
Call the library at 703.335.8842 when you arrive. Staff will meet you in front of the Library to verify your information and give you your library card.
Enjoy!

Curbside Holds Pickup: We are happy to provide holds to cardholders through our curbside service. Each patron can place 10 items on hold at one time.

Place a hold on an item and wait for our call.
Once you have heard that the hold is ready, stop by the Library to pick it up.
Call the library at 703.335.8842 when you arrive so that staff can verify your information and deliver the requested items to you in front of the Library.
Enjoy!

Get a Card: We are so excited to hand out our brand new library cards! Please sign up for a temporary card here. Bring in your photo ID with your current address and we will provide you with your physical card. This service is available in the library or at the curb. Call the Library for more information. 

InterLibrary Loan: ILL requests are available here. There is a $5.00 processing and postage fee for each request filled. Items published within the last 6 months and items owned by MPCL may not be requested through ILL.

Services available at all hours:

Temporary Card: Obtain a temporary card on our website. Use this card to check out our digital offerings. 

Bookdrop: The bookdrop is open during park and library open hours. Please do not donate items at this time and check your items to ensure they belong to MPCL.

Digital Library: The Digital Library contains resources just for you! Read a digital book or browse a magazine online! Check our Facebook page for more details.

Programs: The Library will be hosting a variety of programs, both online and in person please follow our Facebook page for more information. 

Services not available during COVID:

Meeting Rooms: Meeting rooms are not available for reservation at this time. 

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Effective 8/30/21. Face masks will be required in all city buildings, including the library. Masks are available at the library. City Announcement