COVID-19

The Green Hills Public Library District conducts its operation with the highest regard for the health and safety of its employees and the public.  We have been continuing to monitor COVID-19 updates from public health authorities.  This page contains information about the Library’s current service offerings.

Key Information You Need to Know Before You Visit the Library:

  • Effective 8/23/2021, the Cook County Department of Public Health is mandating face masks to be worn by all in indoor, public spaces in Suburban Cook County.  Face masks will be required to enter the Library, regardless of vaccination status.  Reasonable accommodations are available to individuals who are medically prevented from wearing a face covering.  This mask mandate does not apply to outdoors, however Library policy requires face masks to be worn by all patrons in Youth Services programs, including those that are outdoors, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status. 
  • Computers will be limited to maintain physical distancing.  The length of sessions will be limited to accommodate the needs of our community.
  • Suspended services include iPads, Youth Services Play Area, and in-Library use item checkout.

Other Questions & Answers

What if I am uncomfortable coming into the Library but want to utilize your services?
We currently offer Doorside Delivery, which is free delivery of Library materials straight to your doorstep.  Also, many of our services can be accessed through our 24/7 Library.

What is included in your 24/7 Library? 
Our 24/7 Library allows you to access materials and resources free of charge in the comfort of your own home.  Some of these resources include:

What if I don’t have a Library card? 
You can gain instant access to our online resources, including the links listed above, by signing up for an instant digital Library card online.

What kind of program offerings are available? 
Starting in September 2021, the Library will offer a combination of in-person, virtual, and take-home program offerings.  Outdoor programs may be available, weather permitting.  View our current newsletter for the latest offerings.

Who can I contact if I have additional questions?
Please call us at 708-598-8446 or email ghpl@greenhillslibrary.org.

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