Library Services During COVID-19

  1. Revised Library Hours Starting Monday, January 10

    Starting Monday, January 10, the library will change its hours due to staffing issues and COVID-19 concerns. The new hours will be in place through February 2022 and then re-evaluated. Learn more...

    In-Person Programs and Conference Room Use Suspended; Group Study Rooms Restricted to 3 or Less;  Masks Required in Library

    Due to concerns about the recent increase in COVID-19 transmissions in the DC area, all in-person library programs and use of library conference rooms are suspended through January 31, 2022. Group study rooms may still be reserved, but are limited to groups of 3 or less. All visitors age 2 and over, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask in the library (and other City of Falls Church government buildings). Learn more...

Masks Required

The newly expanded and renovated library is now open to the public regular hours! Visitors to the library are required to wear a mask while in the building, regardless of vaccination status. Curbside pickup service, our digital collection, and our online research tools continue to be available for anyone unable to come into the library. 

Please check our table below for accommodations and restrictions to library services and programs due to COVID-19. 

COVID-19 Accommodations & Restrictions to Library Services & Programs

Service or Program Accommodation or Restriction Due to COVID-19
Mask Requirement Visitors to the library (and library staff) are required to wear a mask while in the building, regardless of vaccination status.
Hand Sanitizing Stations Hand sanitizing stations have been set up throughout the library. 
Curbside Pickup Contactless curbside pickup service continues to be available at the newly expanded and renovated building (120 N. Virginia Avenue) Monday-Friday from 12 pm - 4 pm. 
meeScan Mobile Checkouts Library materials can be checked out directly from the shelves - bypassing lines at self-check stations or the service desks - using the meeScan app on your phone. 
WiFi/Mobile Printing Print jobs can now be sent from home or from your own device in the library via our new WiFi/mobile printing service
Adult, Children's & Teen Programs In-person programs are suspended through January 31, 2022 (at which time a decision will be made whether to resume). Many programs, however, are offered virtually. High contact programs, like 1-on-1 computer tutoring, are suspended during COVID. Please check our event calendar for a complete list of upcoming programs. 
Meeting Rooms Use of conference rooms is suspended through January 31,2022 (at which time a decision will be made whether to resume). Group study rooms may still be reserved, but only for groups of 3 people or less.  Learn more...
eResources Download eBooks, eAudiobooks, magazines, and music. Access newspaper indexes, genealogical tools, and more. All from home! Learn more...
Library Card Applications Don't have a card? Apply for one online and we will mail it to you!
Library to Your Door No-cost home delivery of library materials can be provided to any City of Falls Church resident who cannot use our curbside service because they are physically unable. Learn more...