Library Closed Effective 11/13/20:
Due to the rapid rise of COVID 19 cases in Rusk County, the library board has decided to close the library until further notice for the protection of our patrons and staff.
No curbside or library hours are offered at this time.
These guidelines will only be in place until it is safe to remove them. We appreciate your cooperation and patience.
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:00am-5:00pm Friday 9:00am-1:00pm
Safety of our patrons and staff is our number one priority. Anyone not following established safe policies set forth may be asked to leave the facility. If you or any person in your household is not feeling well, please remain home for the safety of everyone.
9:00am – 10am is reserved for senior citizens and those who are at risk.
Six feet social distancing must be maintained with anyone who is not a member of your household.
You will be required to use hand sanitizer upon entering the building.
Only 5 people will be allowed in at one time. We will operate at a reduced capacity to comply with social distancing requirements.
Prolonged socializing is not permitted at this time.
4 computers will be available and a strict 30 minute time restriction will be in place.
Restrictive tape or barriers of any kind may not be removed to accommodate access.
A face covering is highly encouraged for anyone, unless a medical condition prevents its use.
The children’s play area is closed, only patrons over the age of 16 will be permitted to enter the building to get books.
There will be a bin located inside the door to place any book returns, do not bring them to the desk.
All return items will be in quarantine for the recommended 72 hours.
We encourage everyone to continue to use the Curbside Pickup.
If you wish to browse for books, you will be required to wear a mask and gloves, because we would need to quarantine any books or movies you touch, or a staff member will be happy to get the books/DVDs for you.
We will provide the gloves, however you need your own mask.
The Historical Center will remain closed until further notice.
Hawkins Area Library
709 Main Street
Hawkins, WI 54530
The Library Is Currently Closed To The Public: Effective 11/13/20
December 24th &25th
December 31st & January 1st