Vinton library to reopen on November 30

The Vinton Library will be reopening by reservation for Roanoke County residents on November 30. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The library will be closed from 1 to 2 p.m. each day for cleaning.

Visitors may not exceed 25% normal occupancy.

Patrons may make reservations for one hour time slots via the library’s website,, or by calling at 540-857-5043.

Upon arrival, patrons will receive information about the new protocols.

Masks are required for anyone over three years old, and will be available for free at the library, along with hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes.

The library will look a bit different and services will be limited.

o While in the library patrons may browse the collection, use computer stations, and seek staff help via a barrier
or at 6-feet distance to abide by social distancing guidelines.

o Containers will be placed around the library for all items that have been handled but not chosen to take home.

o Meeting rooms and other enclosed spaces will remain closed.

o On-site programming will be limited to outdoors with social distancing requirements.

o All virtual programming and curbside pick-up and drop-off of materials will continue.

o Drive Through windows are now available at Glenvar, South County, and Vinton.

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