Covid-19 Protocols

  • Face masks are recommended.
  • Reduced library capacity: If the Library reaches the limited capacity, additional people may need to wait in the lobby until others leave.
  • Use social distancing.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Please, no lingering or loitering or gathering in a group.
  • Use of public computers: Time on public computers is limited to 120 minutes. If you need more time, ask at the Information Desk.
  • Remote staff services available: Staff can assist by telephone at 414-529-6150 and by email at HCL Reference Desk ( during regular business hours.
  • Outside pickup is available upon request.
  • Community meeting rooms are available for use. Click here for details.
  • Book sale: The Friends of the Library’s on-going book sale is available just inside the library’s entrance.
  • Donations: The library is not accepting donations of used items at this time
  • If you are unwell, go home.
  • If an individual shows flu-like symptoms or appears unwell, they will be asked to leave the Library.
  • The Library is a public space. It is not a germ-free environment.
  • Unscheduled closings: The library may experience unscheduled closings or a reduction in services. We’ll do our best to provide public notice if this occurs and will work to restore services as soon as possible.
  • Questions/Concerns? Please contact Interim Library Director Martha Riel at 414-529-6150 ext. 20 or



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