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Hastings Public Library

Returned Items and Overdue Fines

As part of the Lakeland Library Cooperative's policy during COVID, The Hastings Public Library is currently waiving overdue fees on returned items until November 1, 2020.

All returned items are also quarantined for a minimum of 4 days when returned and may appear on patron accounts as overdue because of this extra time.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding as we work to keep everyone safe.

Phased Re-Opening Plan

The Hastings Public Library has developed a phased re-opening plan as COVID-19 restrictions are eased. Below is an overview, CLICK THE IMAGE for more detail.

Please note:

  • The plan is subject to change based on situational changes, Executive Orders and Library Board direction.
  • No specific dates are associated with the phases.
  • The Library may modify details of the phases and/or move through them faster or slower based on the situation.
Phased ReOpening Plan
* Image edited from original courtesy of Erin Schmandt at Caro Area District Library

The Library is currently in Phase 2 as of 7/6/2020.

COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan

Per Executive Order guidelines, the Library has developed a plan for dealing with COVID-19 within the building. The plan covers preventative measures, changes in procedures, use of PPE and more.

View the HPL COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan

Any questions on the Library's status, process changes, our Preparedness Plan or other COVID-19 related questions can be emailed to Peggy Hemerling, Library Director or call her at 269-945-4263.

2020 Election Resources

Online resources for the November 3, 2020 Election

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Location & Hours

Main Branch
Hastings Public Library
227 E. State St., Hastings, MI 49058

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Fax: 269-948-3874 (fax)

Library and Drive-thru Hours (effective July 6, 2020)

Monday - Friday:
10:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday:
10:00am - 2:00pm

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