LIBRARY NEWS RELEASE 04/27/2021:
Nampa Public Library moves to full-time hours, May 3
The Nampa Public Library is pleased to announce they will increase service hours to regular full-time hours beginning Monday, May 3.
Full-time hours beginning May 3 will be:
Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.to 8 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The permanent hours for the holds pickup window, located along 3rd Street South, are Monday through Saturday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Nampa Library Director Claire Connley said, “Library staff enthusiastically welcomes our patrons back with fully open hours. Staff will be displaying and encouraging all safety protocols while working with our patrons to ensure an exceptional library experience. Thank you for your patience and understanding.”
Books are no longer being quarantined once returned. If you have late notices or blocks on your account due to book quarantine, those blocks and associated fees will be removed once the items are scanned into the system.
The third floor board room and all study rooms will open to the public on May 3. Study rooms can be booked online at nampalibrary.org/studyroom or by calling 208-468-4474. The third floor board room can be booked online at nampalibrary.org/boardroom, with a capacity of ten. A 72-hour notice and approval are needed to book this space. Multipurpose rooms will remain closed at this time.
Indoor in-person programming is on hold, but staff are looking into outdoor in-person programs for the near future. Make sure to check our events calendar for online and future in-person events and programs at nampalibrary.org/calendar.
Children’s iPads, computers, play structures and games will remain unavailable during this time. Public computers are available on the second floor.
The Nampa Public Library is accepting book donations either through the Friends of the Library Bookstore slot or by scheduling an appointment (for large donations) by emailing email@example.com.