COVID-19 Updates

Coronavirus and Your Library

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May 2021 – A letter to Elmhurst residents about increased Library services and a parking lot resurfacing project from Mary Beth Harper, Library Director.

March 2021 – A letter to Elmhurst residents about longer Library visits and other positive changes put in place due to improved COVID-19 numbers in our area from Mary Beth Harper, Library Director.

November 2020 – A letter to Elmhurst residents about Library restrictions put in place due to the escalation of COVID-19 in our area from Mary Beth Harper, Library Director.

August 2020 – A letter to Elmhurst residents about building usage, reservation system, and school support from Mary Beth Harper, Library Director.

June 2020 –  A letter to Elmhurst residents about reopening the Library building to the public on Monday, June 15 from Mary Beth Harper, Library Director.

May 2020 – A letter to Elmhurst residents regarding plans for a phased reopening from Mary Beth Harper, Library Director.

April 2020 – A letter to Elmhurst residents regarding the extension of the Library building’s closure and expanded virtual services from Mary Beth Harper, Library Director, and the Library’s Board of Trustees.

March 2020 – A letter to Elmhurst residents regarding the decision to close the Library and information about the drive-up window from Mary Beth Harper, Library Director, and the Library’s Board of Trustees.

Plan Your Visit

Find out how we are currently operating so that you know what to expect.

Contact Us 

The Library is proud to have been continually available to the community during the pandemic. We are here to answer your questions, and we now offer an additional Video Chat service 

More Information 

We recommend getting health updates from the following agencies:

World Health Organization: WHO
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: CDC
Illinois Department of Public Health: IDPH
DuPage County Health Department
City of Elmhurst

For local community updates, sign up for the City of Elmhurst’s news and alerts.

The Library takes community health seriously. We are actively monitoring COVID-19 (coronavirus) news and taking into consideration the latest recommendations from public health experts.