1 Never before have libraries needed to quickly reinvent the way we operate until right now. Open Hours MCDL will continue with abbreviated open hours for the foreseeable future. Service hours will be evaluated monthly and a full reopening will occur when the time is right. New Services Look for virtual events for all ages beginning in August. Outreach Services is launching a new service model to serve members unable to visit the library due to health concerns. Anytime Lockers and Curbside Service remain a popular contact-free pick up option. Read more about these services inside. Safe Response MCDL strongly encourages the use of masks in our buildings for the safety of our staff and members. Drive up book drops at Medina and Brunswick libraries are now open Friday at 3:00 pm – Monday at 8:30 am in response to quarantine recommendations for library returns. MCDL Responds to Members Needs Libraries are open Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Tuesday, Thursday 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm The first hour of each day is encouraged for vulnerable populations. Look inside for our new series of virtual events. Tues., Sept. 15, 6:30 pm Free event on Zoom Historical fiction novelist Marie Benedict is a lawyer with more than ten years’ experience as a litigator. Her passion for important, complex, and fascinating women in history is reflected in her popular novels, which bring their stories into the light of present-day and shed light on modern issues. Her books include The Other Einstein , Carnegie’s Maid , The Only Woman in the Room , and Lady Clementine . Register at mcdl.info/readers. Link sent prior to event. Presented by MCDL and the Friends of MCDL Medina County District Library mcdl.info August 2020 Library Live Newsletter A uthors at MCDL