Category: Updates

Informational posts from MTPL

MTPL Closed 01/13/21 for Computer System Updates

MTPL will be closed on Wednesday, January 13th for computer system updates.

Curbside Pick-up will not be available, and many of our online services may also be unavailable.

The online catalog, My Account, MyLibrary! app, and Online Self Registration will be not be accessible. Online resources like Overdrive, Libby, hoopla, freegal, and many of our other databases will be limited or unavailable.

All services will be restored as quickly as possible, and we look forward to re-opening Curbside Pick-up on Thursday from 10 AM – 4 PM.

Please plan accordingly, and Contact Us with any questions.

Holiday Hours

MTPL Holiday Hours:
Monday 12/21 – Curbside Pick-up 10 AM – 4 PM
Tuesday 12/22 – Curbside Pick-up 10 AM – 4 PM
Wednesday 12/23 – Curbside Pick-up 10 AM – 2 PM
Thursday 12/24 – Closed
Friday 12/25 – Closed
Saturday 12/26 – Curbside Pick-up 9 AM – 2 PM

New Years Hours:
Monday 12/28 – Curbside Pick-up 10 AM – 4 PM
Tuesday 12/29 – Curbside Pick-up 10 AM – 4 PM
Wednesday 12/30 – Curbside Pick-up 10 AM – 4 PM
Thursday 12/31 – Curbside Pick-up 10 AM – 3 PM
Friday 01/01 – Closed
Saturday 01/02 – Curbside Pick-up 9 AM – 2 PM

Library Board Meeting 12/16/20

Our December Board meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 16th at 5:30 PM. The meeting will be held using Teams and can be joined by phone call or video conference. If you have questions about the meeting please reach out to us at info@mtpl.info

Participate by phone: by calling 1 717-666-7740 and entering Conference ID: 701 797 503#

Participate by video conference: use this link to join with Microsoft Teams

Curbside Only Services begin Wednesday, December 9th

Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, MTPL is transitioning to contactless services.

Browsing Times will be ending on Tuesday, December 8th. Beginning Wednesday, December 9th, MTPL will be offering pick-up only services through our Curbside Pick-up service.

Passport Services will be unavailable beginning Wednesday, December 9th.

Register for Tuesday 12/08 Browsing Times online through our Calendar, or by calling 717-560-6441. Everyone entering the building is asked to wear a mask and maintain social distancing.

 

Browsing Times are available through Tuesday, December 8th:

Vulnerable Patrons Hour – 10 AM
Browsing by appointment – 11 AM, 12 PM, 1 PM, 4 PM, 5 PM, 6 PM, and 7 PM



Curbside Pick-up is available:

Monday 10 AM – 7 PM
Tuesday 10 AM – 7 PM
Wednesday 10 AM – 7 PM
Thursday 10 AM – 4 PM
Friday 10 AM – 4 PM
Saturday 9 AM – 2 PM

Browsing Times begin Tuesday, November 24th.

Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, MTPL will be modifying our in-person services.

Patrons who want to enter the building to browse the stacks or use the public computers will now be able to register for a 30 minute Browsing Time slot. Register online through our Calendar, or by calling 717-560-6441.

Everyone entering the building is asked to wear a mask and maintain social distancing. If you are not able to use a mask, our Curbside Pick-up service is available to all patrons.

Browsing Times are available:

Monday – Wednesday 10 AM, 11 AM, 12 PM, 1 PM, 4 PM, 5 PM, 6 PM, and 7 PM
Vulnerable Patrons Hour Tuesday and Thursday 10 AM
Thursday – Friday 10 AM, 11 AM, 12 PM, and 1 PM
Saturday 9 AM, 10 AM, 11 AM, 12 PM, and 1 PM

See more information on our Browsing Time page, and please Contact Us with any questions.

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

MTPL’s 2020 Thanksgiving Holiday hours:

Wednesday, November 25th   Browsing Times: 10 AM, 11 AM, 12 PM, and 1 PM,  Curbside Pick-up: 11 AM – 3 PM.
Thursday, November 26th    CLOSED
Friday, November 27th     CLOSED
Saturday, November 28th    Browsing Times:
9 AM, 10 AM, 11 AM, 12 PM, and 1 PM

Please Contact Us with any questions.

Library Board Meeting 11/18/20

Our November Board meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 18th at 5:30 PM. The meeting will be held using Teams and can be joined by phone call or video conference. If you have questions about the meeting please reach out to us at info@mtpl.info

Participate by phone: by calling 1 717-666-7740 and entering Conference ID: 813 521 800#

Participate by video conference: use this link to join with Microsoft Teams

November Mini Book Sale

We missed having our annual fall book sale, but we are happy to invite you to join us at the Library for our first mini book sale, November 12th – 14th. Though smaller than our regular sale, we will have books from all of your favorite categories, a huge collection of holiday books perfect for gift giving, more blind bags available, and a chance to win extra prizes! This sale is a great way to stock up before the cold weather keeps us bundled indoors.

Mini Book Sale hours:
Thursday, Nov. 12th     9am – 4pm
Friday, Nov. 13th      9am – 4pm
Saturday, Nov. 14th     9am – 4pm

The sale will be held in the Library’s Morgan Center. Safety protocols, including masks and gloves for all volunteers, masks for patrons and limited admission to each space will be enforced. We will be able to accept cash and check, as well as credit card payments for charges over $5.

For additional questions about the sale, please email info@mtpl.info.

Interested in volunteering at the sale? Email mtplbooksale@gmail.com to sign up!