COVID-19 Response

Like you, Scott County Library has experienced change over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. Click on the tabs below to see what's changed. We update this page as new information is available. If you have other questions, use our Ask a Librarian form

While brighter days are ahead, our hearts are with everyone affected by the ongoing pandemic. We're still taking precautions to ensure library services are safe, accessible, and welcoming for all. You can view our up-to-date safety guidelines on the "For Your Safety" tab below and on library signs. 

If you aren't ready to visit your library, we can help. We encourage you to contact your library about contactless curbside pickup , technology assistance, or other accommodations to help you stay connected with us. 

Last Updated: 1/10/23

  1. For Your Safety

Which safety guidelines are Scott County Libraries following? 

Following guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health and Scott County Public Health, we are observing these important safety precautions:  

  • Face Masks: As of March 1, 2022, masks are no longer required in Scott County Libraries or other County facilities. Customers and staff who prefer wearing masks in the library are welcome to do so.
  • Cleaning: As a courtesy, we will provide wipes to anyone who would prefer to sanitize a surface before use. 
  1. Visiting the Library
  1. Materials & Curbside Pickup
  1. Programs
  1. Online Resources & eBooks