Knox County library extends closure amid coronavirus concerns

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VINCENNES, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Amid growing numbers of confirmed coronavirus cases in Indiana, the Knox County Public Library extended its closure through May 1.

According to library representatives, the decision is consistent with Gov. Eric Holcomb’s school closure directives.

KCPL Director, Emily Bunyan, said that library officials will continue to evaluate the situation during this closure to determine if there’s a need to extend the duration. This closure includes all KCPL programs, outreach services and meeting room reservations.

During this closure, all library facilities will be cleaned and sanitized.

No overdue fines will be charged during the closure.

Many KCPL services may be accessed online at the library’s website. Thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks, Tumblebooks for children, free downloadable music and historical newspapers are available online. Magazines and journals are available online through Indiana Spectrum of Information Resources (INSPIRE).

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