Library Closure FAQ

The Fall Creek Public Library is closed to the public starting on Wednesday, March 18th until further notice. We know you have questions about materials. Please read through the FAQs below.

Q: What if my items are due? Will I accrue any fees?

– Please hold onto your materials while the library is closed. Library book drops are closed and returns will not be accepted until the library reopens.

– The due dates for all checked-out circulating materials have been extended to April 6, 2020.

– The Fall Creek Public Library is fine free.

– Digital items, like e-books and e-audiobooks, will be returned automatically when they are due.

Q: What if some of my holds are ready for pick up?

– Holds that are listed as ready for pick-up will be held at the library. Please disregard the “pick-up by” date listed in your account.

Q: Can I still place holds?

– Yes, but library accounts are limited to 50 holds per card. You can keep track of items you want to read later with the “For Later” shelf in the catalog.

Q: Can I drop off my materials in the library book drop?

– Library book drops will be closed until further notice.

Q: Will the library offer curbside pickup of materials?

– Not at this time.

Q: What online resources can I access online while the library is closed?

– While we are closing our physical library to the public, your library card provides access to e-books,e- audiobooks, digital magazines, learning tools, and more. Visit our “Online Resources” and “COVID-19 Family Resources” pages on our website.

Patrons are encouraged to check our website fallcreekpubliclibrary.org and social media pages for updates.