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The Columbus Metropolitan Library will close on Sundays beginning November 14, 2021, due to staffing shortage. Sunday hours is anticipated to be restored by January 9, 2022.
“We’re working hard to keep the library running smoothly and to make sure you have the best possible experience when visiting,” said the Columbus Metropolitan Library in a statement to New Americans magazine.
“Because of a staffing shortage, however, our Board of Trustees has decided to close all locations on Sundays beginning November 14. We anticipate restoring Sunday hours on Jan. 9. We’ll keep you posted.”
The statement stated that “in the meantime, if you or someone you know wants to work for a world-class library system with competitive benefits and career growth opportunities, check out available positions here.”
It said, however, that “the digital library is open 24/7 at columbuslibrary.org, offering free access to digital materials such as eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies, music, and magazines, plus dozens of resources.
Masks are required to enter our buildings. Children under the age of 2 are not required to wear a mask.”