Current Service Plan - As of July 25, 2020

The Waverly Public Library is currently offering the following services:

  • Reference question assistance and help with online resources over the phone by calling (319) 352-1223.
  • Outdoor return drops are open. Returned items are quarantined for three days before being checked in and returned to the shelf.
  • Online collections and research databases are available 24/7 through our website.
  • Books and other items may be requested for drive-through pick up or delivery by calling (319) 352-1223 or emailing with a maximum of 10 items.
  • To-go kits containing crafts and other activities are available through the drive-through on a first come, first served basis. New kits are available every Monday. These are for babies up through teenagers.
  • Reading Challenges are sporadically available through an application called Beanstack. These challenges are available for all ages, babies through adults. Visit or download the Beanstack Tracker app to get started.
  • Computer access is available by appointment. Call in to reserve a one-hour time slot. Printing is available.
  • Email simple documents to to be printed and picked up through the drive-through window. Bring documents to be photocopied to the drive-through window, and we can make copies for you.
  • Browsing Hours for patrons to come into the building, browse the stacks, and check out materials are available. Call to reserve a one-hour time slot. (Please note that children's toys have been stored away and will not be available during these times.)
  • The availability of all services remains contingent on our local area COVID-19 numbers and the safety of patrons and staff.


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