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Wake County’s community libraries begin re-opening for Express Service, here’s the schedule

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East Regional Library re-opened in November. Now, community libraries are re-opening.

More libraries are opening their doors this month for Express Service.

Last fall, the regional libraries re-opened. Last Thursday, the community libraries began a phased re-opening, with more in the coming weeks.

Express Service opens the library’s doors for short (15-30 minutes) visits. Temperature checks are required for entry and the library locations limit capacity.

Different locations have different availability around computer use.

Newly open: Fuquay-Varina Community LibraryLeesville Community Library (Northwest Raleigh) and Wake Forest Community Library.

Opening this Thursday: Green Road Community Library (Northeast Raleigh), Middle Creek Community Library (Apex), Richard B. Harrison Community Library (near College Park neighborhood).

Opening Jan. 26: Holly Springs Community LibraryMorrisville Community LibrarySouthgate Community Library (Southeast Raleigh), Wendell Community Library, Zebulon Community Library.

Opened earlier: The first regional library locations to open up in Wake County, by Nov. 10, were Southeast RegionalEast Regional in KnightdaleNortheast Regional in North Raleigh and Eva Perry in Apex.

Cameron Village Regional Library in Raleigh and West Regional Library in Cary re-opened for express service on Nov. 16.

Cary Regional Library, in Downtown Cary, and North Regional Library, in Raleigh, re-opened Nov. 23.

For those who want to use library resources without having to visit in-person, sites continue to offer Books On the Go, and there are virtual programs such as pre-recorded storytimes for kids, Storytime Anytime.

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Author: raleighconvergence

Sarah Day Owen Wiskirchen is the editor of Raleigh Convergence.

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