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216 South Robinson Avenue, Pen Argyl, PA 18072
info@bmcl.org

 

Our current hours are the following:

Mondays:  10:00 am – 12:00 noon and 6:00 – 8:00 pm for inside and curbside services

Thursdays:  10:00 am – 12:00 noon and 6:00 – 8:00 pm for curbside services

Fridays:  10:00 am – 12:00 noon for inside and curbside services

Saturdays:  10:00 am – 12:00 noon for inside and curbside services

If you are interested in coming into the library:
– You must call for an appointment.
– Also call when you arrive at the library, as the door will be locked.
– You must wear a mask covering your nose and mouth upon exiting your car.
– Upon entering, you are required to use hand sanitizer and will be provided with a pair of disposable gloves that must be worn while browsing.
– You will have 15 minutes to make your selections and have items processed.
– Until March 1, there is a limit of one patron permitted in the building at a time.  As of March 1, there is a limit of two patrons (two adult patrons or one adult patron and one child patron [old enough to wear a mask]) who reside in the same residence permitted in the building at a time.

Curbside Services Procedure:
– To request items, you may call the library at any time and leave a message.  Please speak clearly and slowly.  Each request will be checked out in the order by which it is received.
– Provide your name, membership card number, and a contact number in addition to your requested titles.  If borrowing for more than one person in your household, all names and membership card numbers are required.
– A library volunteer will contact you with a day and time for pick-up.  When you arrive, call the library and your requested items will be delivered to you in a designated space in our parking lot.
– To view titles in our collection, click on OPAC – located at the top of this webpage.  Items may be searched by author, title, or subject.
– If an item is not available, a reserve will be made and you will be notified once it is available for circulation.
– Memberships must be free and clear of overdue items and/or fines.  All materials must be returned to calculate fine amounts.  Fines may be paid by cash (exact amount) or check, placed in an envelope and dropped into the book drop or mail.

For the safety of our library community, volunteers, and staff:
– Computer service is suspended.
– Donated materials will not be accepted.

Mission Statement:
It is our mission to improve the intellectual and cultural life for residents of Pen Argyl and Wind Gap Boroughs and Plainfield Township.