The Executive Board of Campbell County Public Library System met for a special meeting on Tuesday, March 31 to discuss the ongoing health and safety concerns for library staff and patrons during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. During the meeting, the board voted in favor of the following items:
- Campbell County Public Library (CCPL) and Wright Branch Library (WBL) will remain closed to the public until further notice.
- Curbside pickup will continue to be offered by CCPL and WBL until further notice.
- CCPL will close Sundays until further notice.
- All April library programs are canceled. May events will be evaluated in two weeks.
Campbell County Public Library System ongoing public services:
CCPL Phone Hours (checkout questions: 307.682.3223, technology questions: 307.687.0115):
Friday and Saturday: 9am-5pm
WBL Phone Hours (307.464.0500):
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 10am-7pm
Wednesday, Friday: 10am-5pm
The public can sign up for an electronic library card and access the libraries’ digital resources from home!
Curbside checkout: Patrons can place holds on items from the libraries’ website (www.ccpls.org) or from the WYLDcat phone app. Place your hold and call CCPL or WBL for a pickup time.
Due date for all library materials is June 1, 2020.
Phone Help: Children, teens, and adults who need help with readers’ advisory, technology (library or other) or finding answers to questions, can call CCPL or WBL during the hours above for assistance.
Digital library: Patrons can checkout e-books, e-audiobooks, e-magazines, and movies using their computer or phone.
Reference resources: Numerous educational resources for all ages are accessible from the libraries’ website. Databases include in-depth research; foreign language learning; reading, math, and science assistance; and more. Parents are welcome to call CCPL and WBL for help as children begin their remote education due to the current closure of Campbell County schools.
Keep an eye on the library system website and Facebook page for updates as we explore other options to keep in touch with patrons! Stay safe and healthy, Campbell County!