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Coronavirus & COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions

Siuslaw Public Library District


Siuslaw Public Library District is carefully monitoring public health guidance regarding coronavirus and COVID-19. Here is some information about our current response:

Is the library open?

At this time, our Florence and Mapleton locations are closed to the public until further notice. However, we are offering computer appointments and curbside hold pickup. Staff are onsite to answer calls Monday-Friday, 10 AM - 6 PM, at 541-997-3132.

Are you doing curbside pickup?

Yes, you can request items for curbside pickup by phone or online. Learn more.


Are you cancelling library programs and events?

All library programs and events during the closure are cancelled.

Can I use a computer or print something?

We are offering twice-daily computer appointments, at 11:30 AM and 5 PM, Monday-Friday. Call up to one day in advance to reserve a space. 541-997-3132

Do you have wifi?

Yes, the wifi is on in our parking lots at both Florence and Mapleton. There is no password to log in.


What if I have a reference or computer question?

You can get 24/7 online assistance through Answerland on our website. You may also email


How do I renew my items, place a hold, or renew my library card?

Give us a call during open phone hours, Monday-Friday, 10 AM - 6 PM, or go to your account online. If you need assistance, email

​How do I return my items? Are you quarantining returns?

Yes, we are taking returns outside the Maple Street entrance during select hours. Place them in the black bins outside, Monday-Thursday, 11 AM - 2 PM, and Friday, 11 AM - 6 PM. Items are quarantined for 72 hours before being checked in.

We're getting bored at home. What should we do?

Good news! We have compiled a resource list of fun and free things to do at home, for all ages.

Where can I learn more about COVID-19?

We have compiled a list of resources from credible sources on our website. We will continue to update the site as more information becomes available:

Siuslaw Public Library District


In Florence:

1460 9th Street | Florence, OR 97439

ph. 541-997-3132

Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 10am-6pm; Tues & Wed: 10am-8pm; Sun: 1-5pm


In Mapleton:

88148 Riverview Avenue | Mapleton, OR 97453

ph. 541-268-4033

Tues-Sat: Noon-5pm

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