Current Services and Guidelines as of March 16, 2021

Services and Guidelines

  • Curbside services and telephone assistance continue:
    • Mon: 9:00 am-7:00 pm;
    • Tues, Thurs, Fri: 9:00 am-5:00 pm;
    • Sat: 10:00 am-4:00 pm;
  • Virtual programming continues;
  • 30-minute browsing sessions for Scarsdale card holders only; booked online or by phone call to Welcome Desk;
  • Browsing sessions limited to 10 patrons per half hour; see browsing hours below;
  • Monitor at the front door oversees the number of visitors and their adherence to safety protocols, including wearing masks at all times (including children) and maintaining social distancing according to signage; 
  • Masks, hand sanitizer and gloves available for patrons; 
  • Unfilled appointments available for line waiting;
  • Minimal interactions with staff (i.e. holds and locating items); self checkout is the preferred method of taking out books;
  • Seating is unavailable in Library rooms or the Apiary Cafe; however, food may be ordered and taken away from the Cafe;
  • The following is not allowed in the Library: food or beverages; talking on cell phones; video conferencing and/or Zoom meetings.

Browsing Hours:

  • Monday: 1:00 pm-6:00 pm 
    • (1:00 pm-2:00 pm reserved for Scarsdale Seniors, 65+; may be accompanied by an aide or companion);
  • Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:  11:00 am-3:00 pm
    • (11:00 am-12:00 pm reserved for Scarsdale Seniors, 65+; may be accompanied by an aide or companion);
  • Saturday: 11:00 am-3:00 pm