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Community Safety Notice

Current Hours of Operation:
  • Noon until 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday
  • 1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays at The Lamb Library, 2525 S. Pueblo Blvd. and Barkman Library, 1300 Jerry Murphy Rd.

As PCCLD enters a phase of reopening, 30 minute walk-in browsing is available on a limited basis (Library@TheY not included), and we are currently taking reservations for computer use.  Book drops are open, curbside pick-up service for holds and Kits to-Go, and printing services are available at all locations. Read our press release regarding our phases of reopening HERE.

All in-person public events remain unavailable at this time. At this time all meeting room use cancelled till further notice.

Our Library@Home and LibraryOnDemand remain open. There are many virtual LIVE Programs (some have craft supplies you can pick up curbside to follow along with a presenter!), Shared Resources, and Learning at Home resources are available to you. We also have a ton of Librarian Recommended Book Lists, as well as a fun service where our librarians can browse for you if you'd like to Build-Your-Own Bundle of different items to check out and pick up curbside.

Please return all library materials at the outdoor book drops. Returns are not accepted at curbside pickup or at indoor book drops. All returned materials are quarantined for 72 hours before being processed and circulated. During their quarantine time, materials will remain on your account; after they are out of quarantine, the items will then be backdated.

We would like to thank state and local authorities for their authorization and support to reopen our doors to the public.
  • Hours for limited browsing are noon to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday at all locations and 1 to 5 p.m., Sundays at Rawlings.
  • Please use outdoor book drops to return library materials.

Patrons are required to:

  • Wear a face mask (Children 4 years old and younger are exempt).
  • Maintain social distancing at all times
  • Submit to a verbal health screening
  • Not bring in food or drink

Curbside service
Patrons can pick up library materials curbside at the library of their choice. Place a hold online via the PCCLD online catalog and select the location for curbside pickup. Library staff will call to arrange a pickup time.
Don’t know what you want? Try our bundle service. For more information, go to:


Patrons will be able to use the district’s public computers for a single 45-minute, reservation-only daily session. Computer use will be available at all branches throughout the district.
Computer Use Hours:
  • Noon until 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday at all library locations.
  • 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays at Robert Hoag Rawlings Library, 100 E. Abriendo Ave.
Reservations must be made 24-hours in advance, up to three days in advance.
  Make reservations HERE (LIBRARY SERVICES/Computer Reservations tabs on website).
• Patrons with a reservation are required to arrive 15 minutes before their scheduled time.
• Library patrons as well as staff are required to wear facemasks at all times. Masks will be provided for those without. Children up to 4 years old are exempt.
• Upon entry, patrons are required to submit to a verbal health screening and sanitize their hands.
• At maximum there may only be one family per computer station.
• No food or drink will be allowed inside the building.
• Public bathrooms will be locked and only opened by staff upon request.
• Library staff and patrons are required to maintain the social distancing standard of six feet at all times.
• All patrons who enter a library location must also provide their contact information – first and last name, address and a phone number – as required by state and local health agencies for COVID-19 contact tracing.
• Those without a library card who are using a visitor’s pass are required to complete a registration form, reservations made with a library card are already set.
Library security staff will allow patrons access to the front desk for assistance with computer reservations, copier use as well as those wanting to obtain a library card.
After each 45-minute session is complete, library staff will then commence sanitizing all high-touch surface areas.
PCCLD now offers a curbside printing service.
Curbside printing requests will not be available immediately.  The turnaround time may be up to 24 hours.
How it works:
Customers may request one print job per day, consisting of 10 pages or less (black & white only, no color).  This service will be free of charge.  If a customer needs multiple documents printed, they may submit all files in one email, so long as the page count does not exceed 10 pages. Print requests over 10 pages will not be processed.
Customers may send an email to the curbside printing location of their choice and attach the desired files to be printed. 
Curbside staff will then call and/or email the customer to schedule an appointment for you to retrieve your printouts. The printouts will be placed in a bag for curbside delivery.