All Riverside Regional Library Branches will be closed on
Good Friday, March 29
Monday, April 8 for the Solar Eclipse

COVID-19 Response Information

Normal Service Plan Phase 3

The Library is currently operating under Phase 3 of its Service Plan. This phase will be in effect until further notice. Approved by the Library’s Board of Trustees, these measures are put in place to protect the health and safety of our patrons and staff. 

Phase 3 Reopening Plan is available here.

Access to Library Branches

  • Hours of operaton for all branches has returned to our normal hours.
  • The number and time limits on patrons browsing has been lifted.
  • Public Restrooms are available.

Protective Measures – Following CDC recommendation

  • Face coverings continue to be encouraged at all our branches.
  • Hand sanitizer is available at all our branches. 
  • Staff and patrons should continue to observe social distancing recommendations and remain six feet apart.

Adjustments to Library Services

  • Public seating and computer seating have returned but are situated to follow social distancing recommendations.
  • Because of social distancing recommendations, assistance with technology and computers may be limited.
  • Some in-person programming will resume where social distancing can be oberved. 

Jackson Main Library
Phone: 573-243-8141

Perryville Branch
Phone: 573-547-6508

Altenburg Branch
Phone: 573-824-5267

Benton Branch
Phone: 573-545-3581

Oran Branch
Phone: 573-262-3745

Scott City Branch
Phone: 573-264-2413

For more information on COVID-19 prevention and tracking: tracking site

Show Me Strong website

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Cape Girardeau County Health Department

Perry County Health Department

Scott County Health Department

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