On Tuesday, March 17 at 6:00pm the Sparta Free Library building closed to the public.
On Monday, April 27 the Sparta Free Library instituted contact-less curbside pick up for items. Patrons may request items via email or phone and make an appointment for pick up.
On Monday, April 27, the Sparta Free Library re-opened the book drop and began taking returns of items.
On Tuesday, June 2, the Sparta Free Library initiated Phase One Re-Opening allowing patrons to schedule computer and printing appointments. Patrons may request an appointments by phone or email.
On Monday, August 10, the Sparta Free Library initiated Phase Two Re-Opening allowing patrons to schedule Browsing Appointments. Patrons may request appointments by phone or email.
On Monday, March 1, the Sparta Free Library extended Friday service hours to be 10:00am – 5:00pm.
On Monday, April 5, the Sparta Free Library expanded Browsing Appointments to run Tuesdays – Thursdays 10:00am – 7:00pm and Fridays 10:00am – 5:00pm. Curbside Service will still be available Mondays 10:00am – 7:00pm.
Please note that although we will be taking numerous precautions, we cannot guarantee that library materials will be free from COVID-19.
Digital services continue to be available, including e-books, downloadable audiobooks, and more! Wi-Fi also continues to be available near the building.
The health and safety of our patrons and staff is a priority to the Sparta Free Library (SFL). We are working to stay on top of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and will continue to follow the guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control, WI Department of Health Services, and the Monroe County Health Department.
For up-to-date information from the CDC about the coronavirus, including prevention tips and how to identify symptoms, please visit the CDC website here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html