Please note that effective Wednesday, September 1st, all branches will be returning to their pre-COVID hours of operation. 

Please note that we are limited to 50% capacity in order to ensure proper distancing. Masks are required at all times. Please see below for hours, capacity limits, and additional safety precautions. 


Amherstview & Napanee:

Mondays 10am-8pm

Tuesdays 10am-8pm

Wednesdays 10am-8pm

Thursdays 10am-8pm

Fridays 10am-5pm

Saturdays 10am-5pm

Bath, Tamworth & Yarker:

Mondays 4pm-8pm

Tuesdays 10am-2pm

Wednesdays 4pm-8pm

Thursdays 10am-2pm

Saturdays 10am-2pm

* Please note: all branches are closed for a staff development day on Friday, September 17th



  • Amherstview – 60 people
  • Napanee- 60 people
  • Bath – 30 people
  • Tamworth – 30 people
  • Yarker – 20 people



  • Occupancy will be strictly enforced and particular sections of branches will also have their own occupancy limits;
  • Floor decals will ensure one-way access to book stacks, as well as manage the flow of traffic around the circulation desks;
  • Plexiglass screens and other barriers have been installed at the circulation desks as well as public computer terminals as needed;
  • Furniture and equipment have been spaced out or removed from the branches in order to ensure a two-meter distance can be maintained between patrons;
  • Hand sanitizer will be available at entrances and throughout the library;
  • Signage will be placed in front of library entrances, as well as throughout the facilities to ensure compliance with procedures and encourage safe practices;
  • Library furniture and equipment (e.g. public computer terminals) will be sanitized by staff after each use;
  • Users without a library card will be required to provide contact information for contact tracing;
  • All library users will complete (passive) self-screen upon entry to the library; patrons using meeting rooms will be actively screened by staff; patrons attending programs will be prompted to self-screen in the app upon registration; staff complete a full app-based self screening;