The Morristown-Hamblen Library has resumed regular operating hours after being on restricted hours due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hours of operation are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.
Curbside service will still be available for those requesting the service. Curbside hours are from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays. There will be unique pick-up stations marked during curbside service hours only.
Once entering the building, patrons are required to wear masks. Building capacity is 25 people at any one time. Patrons will be allowed 1 hour of internet browsing on library computers and 30 minutes for book browsing. Those with temperatures of 100.4 or higher are not allowed to enter.
All programs will continue to be virtual for the month of April. There will be no use of study rooms or the library’s front room in April. Sanitizing and quarantine of materials will continue.
The Hamblen County Health Department, located next to the library, is giving COVID-19 vaccines and routing traffic through the library’s back parking lot. Parking will be difficult at the library, but there are other area close by to park and walk to the library when necessary.