Covid-19 Policy Updates and Reopening Phases

McIntosh Memorial Library announces Phase 5a of Reopening Plan:


Temporary Changes to Service

As of November 16, 2020

The McIntosh Memorial Library of Viroqua will be implementing Phase 5a of a comprehensive reopening plan on Monday, November 2, 2020. The phase includes:

1. Temporary Change:

There will not be browsing inside the library at this time.


2. Temporary Change:

No-Contact Door-Pickup Service is available during open hours in the Library’s Lobby.

Pick up your library items in the Library’s Lobby- already checked out to you, no contact  necessary. Call 637-7151 x6 to schedule your pickup; your library card number is required when you call. Please allow 15 minutes notification prior to arriving.

The No-Contact Door-Pickup Service replaces the previous in-library browsing and curbside pickup service.


3. Access to the public computers with wi-fi internet is available during open hours. Printing services are available. A maximum of 5 people will be allowed to use a computer inside the entrance area at one time.

Temporary change: Computer use is limited to 30 minutes per person per day.

Public wi-fi internet is available 24/7 surrounding the library’s building, including the City parking lot on Rock Avenue.

4. The library material return slots, located along the Jefferson Street side of the library, are open 24/7 for returns. We are not accepting returns inside of the library at this time.

5. The library will resume charging fines and honoring due dates beginning on Tuesday, September 8, 2020.

6. Patrons will be required to wear a mask.

7. We are not accepting item donations at this time.

Temporary and Current Open Lobby Hours, as of February, 6th 2021

Mondays: 9am – 6pm

Tuesdays: 9am – 6pm

Wednesdays: 9am – 6pm

Thursdays: 9am – 6pm

Fridays: 9am – 6pm

Saturdays: 9am – Noon

Sundays: Closed

Sign Up for a Temporary Library E-Card in lieu of coming in to apply for a card E-Card Application Form

Renew your card by calling the library @ 637-7151 x.6.

The reopening phases are created with guidance provided by the City of Viroqua, Vernon County Health Department, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, CDC, and the Winding Rivers Library System.


For more information please call the Library at 637-7151 ext. 6.

Or like the “Viroqua Library” page on Facebook.