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Thank you for abiding by our temporary policies to help stop the spread of Covid-19.  As of June 2, 2021, the library will be dropping all restrictions in relationship to the pandemic in accordance with Gov. DeWines Health Orders and recommendations from the CDC.  

Elmore & Genoa Locations are OPEN !!! 

Monday            9:30am-7pm           Friday            9:30am-5pm             

Tuesday            9:30am-7pm          Saturday       9:30am-3pm

Wednesday      9:30am-7pm          Sunday           Closed

Thursday         9:30am-7pm         

  • Browse the shelves & check out items

  • Use public computers

  • Reserve and use meeting rooms

  • Use printers, copiers, scanners, fax

  • Use quiet study rooms 

  • Book our Meeting Rooms

  • Bring family or friends

  • Children may come in unattended as per our Unattended Minors Policy

  • Attend our virtual/physical programs and pick up Grab n Go items

  • Use our free wifi

  • Utilize free notary services

  • Get items laminated

  • Donate books/dvds

  • Borrow hotspots or chromebooks

  • Continue to use Curbside Services if you prefer

  • Continue to take advantage of our digital resources through Hoopla, Libby and Overdrive 24/7



  • Provide disposable masks for those that need them

  • Sanitize all used items and surfaces after use by staff or the public as recommended  by the CDC

  • Provide hand sanitizer

  • Provide curbside services

  • Provide online chat reference

  • Provide Free Covid-19 Test Kits (while supplies last)


There are several ways that you can use our curbside services at the library.


  • Reserve items you want using our ONLINE CATALOG

  • Use our online chat feature at the bottom of the screen to talk directly to our librarians for questions or to pick out materials for pick up

  • Try our CLICK & COLLECT feature on our Library App (found in the App Store oar Google Play)

  • Call the library 419.862.2482 (Elmore) or 419.855.3380 (Genoa) to reserve items and let us know when you are ready for pick up

  • Reserve a time and date on the Curbside portion of our website

    We will check out your requested items and bag them up, then bring them directly to your vehicle.


The Harris-Elmore Public Library and the Genoa Branch Library have made it a priority to make both libraries as safe as possible for our patrons.  The Library was the recipient of a C.A.R.E.S Act Grant that allowed us to make changes to both libraries to promote safety measures within the library.  We have purchased the following items:

  • Modular Ionization Air Purification Devices in our HVAC systems 

  • Touch Free Water Fountains (with bottle refillers)

  • Touch Free Motion Sensor Entry Doors (Genoa Branch only)

  • Door Sensors to measure building occupancy

  • Motion Sensor Hand Sanitizer Stands

  • Disposable Masks

  • Electrostatic Disinfectant Sprayers

  • UV Sanitizing Wands

  • Plexiglass Sneezeguards

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