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Safety Procedures

Current Hours:

Regular Hours (See bottom of the webpage)

Capacity Limits:

Total Library: 65, including

Children's Room: 12 

Young Adult Room:

To ensure the safety of our staff and other patrons, patrons must wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the premises (both outside and inside).

If you have forgotten your mask, a staff member will be happy to provide a one-time use mask.

We are committed to providing safe access to physical library materials through curbside  pick up as well as service inside the library.


To protect library patrons and staff, please use the following guidelines for picking up and returning library materials.

Library staff quarantines all incoming materials and will be wearing masks during curbside pick up.

Patrons may remain in the library for up to 2-hours per day.

No registration required.*

*Children's room visits on Sunday require registration, though walk-ins are welcomed. Please click link above or call us at 201-670-5600 x130 to register

Study Seating is available in designated areas. One person per table.

Please do not move the chairs or drag them from their places.

Please note: Patrons are welcome to one 60-minute public computer session per day. This is counted towards the 2-hour total.

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Curbside Service continues for patrons

  • Please reserve items in advance by doing one of the following:

  • When your items are ready for pick up, the Library will notify you.

  • Please wear mask on library property at all times and allow 6' distance from others.

  • Books and media may be returned at the book drop only. Both may be returned to the same book drop.

Picking Items Up

  1. When you arrive at the library parking lot, park as usual.

  2. (Optional) Call 201-670-5600 and Press 3 to let us know you are here

  3. Stand behind the tape in front of the pick up table under the tent. Wave your hand by the marked sensor to notify the staff inside.

  4. A staff member will place your checked out materials on the table.

Additional Information


  • Library materials are quarantined for 72 hours prior to being returned to the collection. 

  • Staff will be wearing masks when handling your materials and during the curbside service.

Requesting Materials:

  • You may request items from any BCCLS library, but items must be picked up at your home library.​

  • Holds will be returned to shelf if they are not picked up after 4 days.

Returned Items:

  • Please note that due to quarantine items will remain on your record for a minimum of three days after returning items in the book drop.

  • Please wait at least 10 days before calling to follow up on returned items. We are working through a backlog of materials and need time to process them.

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday




Holiday Closings

9am - 9pm

9am - 6pm

9am - 5pm

1pm - 5pm

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