COVID-19 Information


As of Aug. 12, UCPL has temporarily returned to curbside service only from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 1-5 p.m. Saturday. This contact-free service allows Library patrons to reserve and pick up items they have placed on hold. Please call 314-727-3150 when you arrive to let staff prepare your items for curbside delivery. UCPL staff will not take returns handed to them, as all returned items are quarantined for at least 96 hours. No overdue fines will be accrued during quarantine time. The two outside bookdrops will be available for returns, including DVDs and CDs.

During this time, UCPL will also offer printing services for patrons, who are invited to submit print jobs by emailing The Library’s wireless internet network has been extended, and is now accessible in the parking lot. Reference assistance will continue from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday by calling or texting 314-827-5669.

For questions about UCPL's plans going forward, please don't hesitate to contact us at 314-727-3150.

Previous UCPL announcements regarding COVID-19 For additional information on COVID-19, please check the following resources: If you have questions about COVID-19, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has set up a hotline staffed 24 hours a day by medical professionals. Call 877-435-8411 to reach the hotline.