Following their recommendations, the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library will be closing all 9 locations as of Monday, March 16 at 8 PM until further notice. Library customers have until the close of business Monday, March 16 to pick up any items that may have already been placed on hold. All due dates for currently checked-out library materials have been extended to April 15. We ask that you do not return any items to local branches or leave items in the book drops until the library re-opens.
Although our locations are closed there are still lots of ways you can use the library:
No, all 9 locations of the Mansfield Richland County Public Library will be closed after 8 PM on Monday, March 16. Stay tuned for more details by following us on Facebook and Instagram or checking this webpage for updated information.
The walk-in lobby will be closed after 4 PM on Monday, March 16 but call-in hours will remain the same.
All hold lists will be frozen until we are reopened. So your hold will not expire.
No. Please hold on to your materials until the library has reopened.
No, all due dates have been moved to April 15 as of now.
No, physical materials are not available for checkout until the library has reopened.
No. Please hold any donations you may have until further notice.
We have a wealth of digital resources available for free 24/7 with a Library card. Check out this blog post to learn more. (/blog/
We also compiled a list of fun, educational, and creative resources for all ages. You can find that list here.
All in-person Library programming events are currently canceled through April 6, 2020. We will reassess the situation at that time, so please stay tuned for more details by following us on Facebook and Instagram or checking this webpage for updated information.
Yes. Just click the button below. Once completed, you’ll receive a Library card number in your email which will allow you to access all of our digital resources and apps. To check out physical materials you will need to come to one of our 9 library locations and apply for a library card in person.
We have a wealth of digital resources available for free 24/7 with a Library card. Check out this blog post to learn more.
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Mansfield, OH 44902
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Sun: 1 PM-5 PM