COVID-19 accomodations

LeClaire Community Library – The library building is OPEN. Hours are Monday – Thursday 10am – 7pm, Friday 10am – 5pm, and Saturday 10am – 2pm.

LeClaire Library has taken actions to operate safely during this pandemic, based on recommendations from the City of LeClaire, the CDC and the American Library Association.

Masks are required in the Library and all City of LeClaire public buildings unless sufficient personal distancing of 6 feet or more is maintained at all times, in accordance with City Resolution #20-156.

Cross-borrowing between all RiverShare libraries has resumed. Holds may be placed online as usual. All returned items will be quarantined for 72 hours before being checked in. You will not be fined for that time.

There are no toys for children’s play at this time. Parents are asked to do the browsing and selecting of books for their small children. Online storytimes are posted on our facebook each Friday.

Computers are available. Please use the hand sanitizer which is provided. Staff-operated scanner, copier and fax are available.

Our check-out desk has a Plexiglas barrier installed, and we use a no-contact method of checking out.

Our computers are separated by 6 feet and/or shields, and are cleaned after every use. We provide hand sanitizer for patrons who are using the computers.

All returned items are quarantined for at least 72 hours before being checked in, which is longer than the virus is thought to persist on cardboard or plastic surfaces. No overdue fines will be charged for the quarantine period.

Magazines must be checked out and not read in the library. Disposable gloves are provided for reading the newspapers.

The Community Room is not in use, and there is no in-library programming.

For more information concerning library programs, online resources, scheduling, etc. visit the LeClaire Library facebook page or call 563-289-6007.



BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of LeClaire, Iowa, that in concert with Governor Reynolds’ most recent and relevant proclamation regarding the use of masks to combat this pandemic and the recent recommendations regarding the same as put forth by the CDC, it is hereby established and required that the appropriate face coverings (masks) will be used in all enclosed, public facilities under the ownership and/or direct jurisdiction of the City of LeClaire unless sufficient, personal distancing (> 6’) is maintained at all times. All resolutions or parts of resolutions in conflict herewith are hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict.

PASSED AND APPROVED by the LECLAIRE CITY COUNCIL this 3rd day of August, 2020.