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Aurora Public Libraries to reopen this week

APL will reopen six library locations following after being closed to in-person visits since March.

AURORA, Colo. — Aurora Public Libraries (APL) will reopen six library locations this week following a pandemic-related closure.

The Aurora Central, Tallyn's Reach and Hoffman Heights Libraries are scheduled to open Wednesday, July 22 while the Martin Luther King, Jr., Mission Viejo and Iliff Square Libraries will reopen Monday, July 27.

"Welcome back to the Aurora Public Library, we’ve missed you!" said an APL statement. "We’ve made some changes to make your library experience safer and more enjoyable for you and your family."

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Aurora Public Library safety procedures:

  • Everyone over the age of 2 must wear a mask inside the library.
  • Everyone must maintain a distance of 6 feet from others.
  • APL is limiting the number of people within the building to 50% capacity.
  • APL asks customers to limit library visits to 1 hour.
  • Customers need to stay with their family groups at all times and keep close watch of their children.
  • All children aged 12 and under need to be accompanied by an adult.

APL says that digital books, eBooks, movies and more are available 24/7 at AuroraLibrary.org.

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