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Dundee, Randall Oaks libraries to reopen Feb. 8

Curbside pick up to end Feb. 7; some services remain unavailable

The Dundee and Randall Oaks libraries will reopen their buildings to patrons, starting Monday, it announced in a news release Tuesday.

The Fox River Valley Public Library District serves the 70,000 residents of Carpentersville, East Dundee, West Dundee, Sleepy Hollow, Gilberts and parts of Algonquin.

With the reopening of the two library buildings, curbside pickup will end Sunday and the library will return to regular hours of operation.

The Dundee Library, 555 Barrington Ave. in East Dundee, will be open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The Randall Oaks Library, 500 N. Randall Road in West Dundee, will be open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Patrons will be allowed inside the buildings to browse and make their selections for check out, but will not be allowed to linger or gather, according to the release. Visits are to be limited to 60 minutes.

The following services will remain unavailable: public computers; donations of books, DVDs and other materials; faxing; one-on-one, in-person technology appointments; in-person programs, classes, and story times; digital conversion equipment; scanning; newspapers; and toys and games in the Youth Services Department.

Social distancing procedures will be practiced, and masks will be required to enter the library, according to the release. Capacity limits will be followed, meaning patrons may be asked to wait before being allowed to enter.

Among the services being offered are:

  • License Plate Renewal will be available at the Dundee Library.
  • Printing service will be available. Up to 20 pages can be printed free of charge. Email items to be printed and picked up at the Dundee Library tolibraryhelp@frvpld.info. Email items to be printed and picked up at the Randall Oaks Library torandalloakslibrary@frvpld.info.
  • Cold Suppers for kids age 18 and younger can be picked up from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Dundee Library.
  • Tax forms will be available at the Dundee Library. Hard copies of 1040s are available, and the library will print up to 20 pages of other forms for free. Tax forms also can be printed at the Randall Oaks Library.
  • Home Delivery will continue.
  • Notary service will be by appointment only at both locations. Please call 847-428-3661 to make an appointment.
  • Voter registration will be available at the Dundee Library.
  • One-on-one technology appointments via Zoom or phone.
  • 3D Printing will be available at the Dundee Library.

For information, visit www.frvpld.info or call 847-428-3661.