COVID-19 FAQ’s

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UMFPL Pandemic Response latest update effective November 23, 2020

During the Pandemic UMFPL will follow guidelines outlined by the PA Governor, Office of Commonwealth Libraries, or UMFPL Board of Trustees as appropriate for the situation. Including:

  • Masks must be properly worn at all times by all individuals in the building who are over 2 years of age.
  • All library users not residing in the same household should practice social distancing (remain 6 foot distance from others)
  • Children ages 12 and under must remain with their caregivers
  • Patrons must limit the length of their visit to 60 minutes or less, please stay at the library only long enough to complete your business
  • Computer use will be 45 minutes per day
  • Library tables are limited to 1 person per table
  • Building capacity is restricted

  • Call us at 215-659-0741. If you reach our voicemail you can leave a message and we'll return your call shortly (during business hours) or the next day (outside of business hours!)
  • Chat with us on our Chat Widget on the bottom right of your screen! If chat is unavailable, leave us a message and we will get back to you within 24 hours!
  • Email us at [email protected], this email is checked regularly throughout each day.
  • Message us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/uppermorelandlibrary also checked regularly throughout each business day.
  • Fill out the contact form found HERE!

With the Library open 7 days a week there's no need for an appointment for Curbside Pickup.

  • Park in the 15 minute spots directly opposite the library entrance.
  • Call the library  at 215-659-0741 and provide your library card number (or the card number of the person you're picking up for) and description of your vehicle.
  • Staff will check your materials out to you and deliver them to your open trunk or the empty back seat of your car.

There are a ton of Library resources you can use from home! Check out our Online Resources and eBooks & Digital Media Pages for a full list of resources you can access online!

Please return library materials in our exterior book drop only. These items will be quarantined for at least 72 hours before they are checked in, but you will not be charged any overdue fines for those days.

Items that were checked out to you previously have been renewed until July 15 so that you can return them after you are comfortable doing so!

You can apply for a library card during the closure by filling out our Library Card application found HERE! Once you have filled out the form send it to us via email along with proof of address (a photo of your PA Driver's License, utility bill, lease agreement, etc.) to [email protected]. We can email you your Library Card number and send you the physical card in the mail so you can access our digital resources!

There will be NO FINES ACCRUED on overdue materials.

All MCLINC libraries are NOT currently accepting donations. Please do not drop off book and media donations at this time.

Yes, our Library book drop is open and materials can be dropped off at this time! Items will be checked-in after at least 72 hours in quarantine.

Yes, the Library's WiFi signal has been adjusted to reach outside the building (on the patio near the Library's main entrance)! The network is called UMFPL and there is no password required.