COVID-19

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the library open?
Yes! We are open to the public for in-person browsing and other services. These are subject to change dependent on pandemic conditions and recommendations of health agencies.

The following services are available at this time:

  • Curbside pick-up for most of our physical items: books, DVDs, CDs and audiobooks. You may call us at 262-971-2100 or email reference@cityofmuskego.org for more details about this service . Details about curbside pickup can also be found online here.
  • Access to a number of digital books and audiobooks, digital magazines, and other electronic resources that can be used for free with your library card.
  • In-building browsing and checkout are available. Children’s department is open (appointments or walk-in  sign up required for the first hour of each day, limit three families at at time).
  • Public computer use by appointment or walk-in sign up.
  • Study rooms and exam proctoring are available. Main area study room occupancy 1 per person. We have limited group study rooms available (walk-in or by reservation - limit 2 per month). Call the Library for details at 262-971-2100 or email reference@cityofmuskego.org.
  • Public meeting room reservations for groups of 24 or less. Meeting room application must be on file and the room booked in advance. More details can be found here.

What are the Library’s hours?

  • Monday-Thursday 9am-8:30pm
  • Friday & Saturday 9am-5pm

Curbside hours:

  • Monday-Thursday 9am-8pm
  • Friday-Saturday 9am-4:30pm

What Safety Measures have been put in place?

The Muskego Public Library is committed to the safety of our patrons and staff. The following protective measures have been put in place:

  • Staff wear masks and have adopted a building cleaning schedule.
  • The public is required to wear masks per the library board mandate (masks will be provided if needed).
  • Social distancing measures are set up.

The Library reopening has been set up along these guidelines:

  • No children’s playgroups, or other social interactive activities.
  • Seating, carrels and tables – arranged to allow distance.
  •  Virtual programs will be available. Outdoor in-person programs are coming in June!


Important Updates

Some trusted sources of information for updates regarding COVID-19 can be found on our outbreak updates page.


 Financial Assistance

A number of programs are offered that can help you during this difficult time. For information about financial assistance, food pantries, internet & energy assistance, and more, see our financial assistance webpage.


Remote Resources

Some vendors have temporarily made their resources available for free. A few that may be useful can be found on our remote resources page