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COVID-19 Update 5/18/20

PRESS RELEASE:

May 18, 2020

 Libraries Reopening on May 20

The Brunswick Library and the St. Simons Island Library are reopening to the public on Wednesday, May 20. 

While in the libraries, please avoid close contact with others and cover your mouth and nose with a mask.  Remember to wash your hands or use hand sanitizer when soap and water is not available.  Both libraries will have hand sanitizer out for public use inside the buildings. 

Public computers and seating will be available at both libraries.  However, computer and seating capacity has been reduced to follow social distancing guidelines.  Please be aware that there may be a wait time for these services.  Wi-Fi will remain available from the porches and parking lots, as well as will be accessible inside the buildings after May 20.

In the Brunswick Library, Meeting Rooms, Conference Rooms, and Group Study Rooms are still unavailable for use.  The Teen Room and Heritage Room will be closed to general browsing, and any materials needed in the space will be available by request. 

All programming at the libraries will remain digital through June 2020.  Go to www.moglibraries.org for program information, as well as follow the libraries on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

A modified version of Curbside Service will still be available for patrons not ready to return to the libraries.  Please call the Brunswick Library at 912-279-3740 or the St. Simons Island Library at 912-279-3750 for more information.  Don’t forget to checkout our digital eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines available for checkout through RBdigital, too.

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COVID-19 Update 4/13/20

PRESS RELEASE:
April 13, 2020

Telephone Service Returning to the Brunswick Library

Telephone service at the Brunswick Library is back!  Library staff will be answering the phones Monday – Saturday from 9:30 AM to 5 PM.  

The Marshes of Glynn Libraries will remain closed to the public through April 30.  Book drops will also remain closed.  All due dates for physical items checked out have been extended, and no fines will accrue during this time.  

Until the libraries can reopen, patrons can find an array of digital services on the libraries website and social media pages.  If you don’t have a library card, you can register over the phone. 

For more information, please visit https://moglibraries.org/  Or call the Brunswick Library at 912-279-3740.  You can also find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or Youtube.

COVID-19 Update 4/3/20

PRESS RELEASE:
April 3, 2020

 Libraries to temporarily end telephone service and closing book drops on April 3

Due to the Shelter In Place Order by Governor Kemp, the libraries will temporarily end telephone service and close the book drops as of today, Friday, April 3.  All due dates for physical items checked out have been extended, and no fines will accrue during this time.  

The Marshes of Glynn Libraries will remain closed to the public through April 30.  Until the libraries can reopen, patrons can find an array of digital services on the libraries website and social media pages.  
For more information, please visit https://moglibraries.org/.

You can also find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or Youtube.

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COVID-19 Update 4/01/20

PRESS RELEASE:April 1, 2020

 Extending Closure of the Libraries due to COVID-19

The Marshes of Glynn Libraries are extending closure to the public through April 30 due to COVID-19 concerns.  Check out the libraries’ website to learn more about the digital services being offered throughout closure. Telephone service is still available at both libraries, and public Wi-Fi is accessible from the porches and parking lots of both buildings.  If you don’t have a library card, give a call to sign up for one today.  The book drops are open, but staff are asking patrons not to return materials at this time.  All due dates have been extended through the closure.  Please call the libraries if you have any concerns on your library card account.Stay healthy, Glynn County! Your libraries miss you and can’t wait to see you when it is safe again.

For more information, please visit https://moglibraries.org/

COVID-19 Update 3/30/20

PRESS RELEASE:March 30, 2020

 Extending Closure of the Libraries due to COVID-19

The Marshes of Glynn Libraries are extending closure to the public through April 15 due to COVID-19 concerns.  

Library services are available digitally.  Check out the libraries’ website and social media pages for storytimes, yoga, and book recommendations available for check out in the libraries’ eBook and eAudiobook collection.  Go to www.moglibraries.org for more information, as well as follow the libraries on Facebook, Instagram, and Youtube.  

If you don’t have a library card, don’t worry.  You can call either library location to sign up for a digital access library card over the phone. Telephone service at both facilities is available Monday – Friday from 9:30 AM to 5 PM, and on Saturday from 9:30 AM to 1 PM.  The Brunswick Library can be reached at 912-279-3740, and the St. Simons Island Library at 912-279-3750.

For those in need, the public Wi-Fi is accessible in the parking lots and porches of both facilities for patrons to use on their personal devices.  We ask you to remember social distancing guidelines when utilizing this service.

Book drops at both locations will be open, but library staff are asking patrons to please hold material at home until the libraries reopen.  Due dates will be extended, and any fines accrued during this time frame will be waived. 

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COVID-19 Update 3/18/20

PRESS RELEASE:March 18, 2020

 Library Service during COVID-19 Closure

The Marshes of Glynn Libraries are switching gears and going digital with programming while the physical buildings are closed to the public through March 31.  Check out the libraries’ website and social media pages for storytimes, yoga, and book recommendations available for check out in the libraries’ eBook and eAudiobook collection.  Go to www.moglibraries.org for more information, as well as follow the libraries on Facebook, Instagram, and Youtube.

If you don’t have a library card, don’t worry.  You can call either library location to sign up for a digital access library card over the phone. Telephone services will be available Monday – Friday from 9:30 AM to 5 PM, and on Saturday from 9:30 AM to 1 PM.  The Brunswick Library can be reached at 912-279-3740, and the St. Simons Island Library at 912-279-3750.

Throughout the closure, library staff will be working behind the scenes to clean and disinfect the building and contents as best as possible. 

Book drops at both locations will be open, but we ask patrons to please hold material at home for these two weeks.  Due dates will be extended, and any fines accrued during this time frame will be waived. 

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COVID-19 Update 3/16/20

PRESS RELEASE:

March 16, 2020

 Marshes of Glynn Libraries Closing March 18 – March 31 due to COVID-19 Concerns

The Brunswick Library and St. Simons Island Library will be closing to the public March 18 – March 31 due to COVID-19 concerns.  All programs and events scheduled at the libraries will be cancelled through April 11.

Throughout the closure, library staff will be working behind the scenes to clean and disinfect the building and contents as best as possible.

Telephone services will be available Monday – Friday from 9:30 AM to 5 PM, and on Saturday from 9:30 AM to 1 PM.  The Brunswick Library can be reached at 912-279-3740, and the St. Simons Island Library at 912-279-3750.

Don’t forget, the libraries have a have a wonderful digital catalog of eBooks, eMagazines, and eAudiobooks all for free that can be checked out with your library card.  And be on the lookout for digital programs and reader’s advisory services for all ages to be offered through the libraries’ website and social media pages.

Book drops at both locations will be open, but we ask patrons to please hold material at home for these two weeks.  Due dates will be extended, and any fines accrued during this time frame will be waived. 

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COVID-19 Update 3/13/2020

PRESS RELEASE:

March 13, 2020

 Marshes of Glynn Libraries Cancelling Programs Due to COVID-19 Concerns

The Brunswick and St. Simons Island Library will be cancelling all programs and events scheduled at the libraries March 16 – March 29 due to COVID-19 concerns. 

The libraries will be waiving fines for late materials during this time.  For the health and safety of others, please do not return library materials if you are unwell, showing any symptoms of COVID-19, or have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. 

At this time, the libraries will remain open during normal business hours. 

Don’t forget, the libraries have a wonderful digital catalog of eBooks, eMagazines, and eAudiobooks all for free with your library card.  Go to www.moglibraries.org to learn more. 

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Library Closures Extended

PRESS RELEASE:April 1, 2020

 Extending Closure of the Libraries due to COVID-19

The Marshes of Glynn Libraries are extending closure to the public through April 30 due to COVID-19 concerns.  

Library services are available digitally.  Check out the libraries’ website and social media pages for storytimes, yoga, and book recommendations available for check out in the libraries’ eBook and eAudiobook collection.  Go to www.moglibraries.org for more information, as well as follow the libraries on Facebook, Instagram, and Youtube.  

If you don’t have a library card, don’t worry.  You can call either library location to sign up for a digital access library card over the phone. Telephone service at both facilities is available Monday – Friday from 9:30 AM to 5 PM, and on Saturday from 9:30 AM to 1 PM.  The Brunswick Library can be reached at 912-279-3740, and the St. Simons Island Library at 912-279-3750.

For those in need, the public Wi-Fi is accessible in the parking lots and porches of both facilities for patrons to use on their personal devices.  We ask you to remember social distancing guidelines when utilizing this service.

Book drops at both locations will be open, but library staff are asking patrons to please hold material at home until the libraries reopen.  Due dates will be extended, and any fines accrued during this time frame will be waived. 

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Library Services During COVID-19 Closure

PRESS RELEASE: March 18, 2020

 Library Service during COVID-19 Closure

The Marshes of Glynn Libraries are switching gears and going digital with programming while the physical buildings are closed to the public through March 31.  Check out the libraries’ website and social media pages for storytimes, yoga, and book recommendations available for check out in the libraries’ eBook and eAudiobook collection.  Go to www.moglibraries.org for more information, as well as follow the libraries on Facebook, Instagram, and Youtube.

If you don’t have a library card, don’t worry.  You can call either library location to sign up for a digital access library card over the phone. Telephone services will be available Monday – Friday from 9:30 AM to 5 PM, and on Saturday from 9:30 AM to 1 PM.  The Brunswick Library can be reached at 912-279-3740, and the St. Simons Island Library at 912-279-3750.

Throughout the closure, library staff will be working behind the scenes to clean and disinfect the building and contents as best as possible. 

Book drops at both locations will be open, but we ask patrons to please hold material at home for these two weeks.  Due dates will be extended, and any fines accrued during this time frame will be waived. 

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HOURS

BRUNSWICK
MON, WED, FRI & SAT
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
TUE & THU
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
SUN CLOSED

ST. SIMONS
MON, TUE, THU & FRI
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
WED
9:30 am - 7:00 pm
SAT
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
SUN CLOSED

LOCATIONS

BRUNSWICK-GLYNN COUNTY LIBRARY
208 GLOUCESTER ST.
BRUNSWICK, GEORGIA 31520

ST. SIMONS ISLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY
530A BEACHVIEW DR.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GA 31522

CONTACTS

BRUNSWICK
912-279-3740
EMAIL

ST. SIMONS
912- 279-3750
EMAIL