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Posted on: March 14, 2020

[ARCHIVED] The City of University Park Public Library and the Town of Highland Park Library Temporary Closures

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Steps Taken Related to COVID-19 Precautions

The City of University Park and the Town of Highland Park have made a joint decision to temporarily close their respective public libraries. The closures will begin on Tuesday, March 17 until further notice of re-evaluation for reopening.

Both the City of University Park and the Town of Highland Park are committed to continuing services to their residents. Books, movies, and other physical materials will be available to check out and pick up via temporary curbside service outside the library locations. Please know more information about temporary curbside services for the respective libraries’ cardholders will be available on the websites of the individual libraries, which are  or, in the next few days.

In addition to temporary curbside service, both libraries currently offer their specific cardholders a variety of digital services, which are available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. These services include access to eBooks, eAudiobooks, magazines, databases, and more! Please visit your library’s website to learn more about the digital materials available for you.

Highland Park Library staff will be available during the closure by phone, 214-559-9400, and email,, to assist patrons with their information needs, offer consultations on accessing digital services, or help with logistics of the temporary curbside service. University Park Public Library staff will be available for their cardholders during the closure by phone, 214-363-9095, and email,, for similar services.

Thank you for your assistance and support.

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