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Effective September 21st


  1.  Face Coverings. To protect our patrons and employees, all people in the library must wear a face covering that covers their mouth and nose at all times while in the library, except for children under 3 years of age. You may wear a face shield instead of a face mask if you have trouble breathing. Those under 14 must be supervised by an adult.

* A mask will be provided to you if you do not have one.

  1. Temperature Check. Staff will take your temperature with a touchless device before you enter the library. If your temperature reaches over 100.4°F, you may recheck you temperature. If you are consistently reading above100.4°F, please do not enter the building.

* Please stay home if you have a fever of 100.4°F or higher, have any COVID-19 symptoms, or you have been exposed to the virus. Patrons exhibiting COVID-19 related symptoms, identified by the CDC such as respiratory symptoms, fever, persistent coughing, sneezing, and shortness of breathing will be asked to leave the building.

  1. Physical Distancing. Everyone is required to stay at least 6 feet from other people when possible, unless they are from the same household. Please use the floor markings to ensure that you maintain spacing.

  1. Public Computers. Computer use will be limited to 30 minutes with one 15-minute extension. Computer use is available by appointment only. Library staff are not able to physically touch keyboards or computer mice. Library staff will sanitize keyboards and computer mice after each use.

  1. Printers, Copier, Fax. Printer, copier, and fax services are available for walk-ins; however, you may need to wait outside if there are eight patrons in the building. For faster printing service, send your documents to and call the library once you are in the parking lot. We will print them when you call us.

  1. Maximum Capacity. Due to limited library space, no more than eight customers are allowed in the building at any given time.

  2. Limited Seating. Most seating has been removed to make space. Please limit interaction with staff. We ask patrons to conduct their business and/or obtain their library materials and then leave the library.

  1. Curbside Service. Curbside service will continue for patrons picking up materials. Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  1. Daily Cleaning. We will continue to monitor and clean on a regular basis. Hand soap and sanitizer will be available for the public after use of library material and equipment.


The Library will reopen September 21, 2020
For computer usage only, please make an appointment.
Five computers will be available at any given time.
For computer appointments please call the library at:
We also have photocopies, scanning, and faxing available. No appointment necessary but if you plan on making the more than 25 copies please call us ahead of your visit.
Per state guidelines.
Only 8 people are allowed in building at a time for the use of Library services. We are serving people in the order they come, so you may be ask to wait outside.
At this time there is no browsing any Library items, please call for curbside service.
Temporary COVID-19 hours:
Monday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am – 6:30 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Please see code of conduct for more information

Library Curbside Service Hours
Monday thru Friday; 10am to 5pm.
Wednesday; 10am to 6:30pm.
Saturday: 10am to 2pm.

DVD returns are based on those hours.
Appointments are no longer needed.
You will receive a call when your items are ready, come to the library any time to pick it up during the curbside service hours. You will have up to one week to pick up your items. 

For instruction on how curb side works, please read below.

How To Return Your Items

For DVD returns, please look for a small table outside the library.
There will be a basket on it. Place DVD into the basket.
For all other items, please put them in the book drop. Book can be return at any time.

Preexisting Fee:
At this point if you wish to pay any late fees please call us
951-849-3192   from 10am to 5pm, Monday thru Friday.
Have a debit or credit card handy and we will run your numbers
thru our Square app.

The Banning Library District is open for curbside service
you can call us: 951-849-3192
or use our online catalog to request physical items.
Banning Library District Online Catalog

From all of us at the Banning Library District.
Please stay safe.

How curbside service works
“Effective May 21, 2020, you may be allowed to pick up your holds. 
Here’s how it works:
1. You may put a hold on items by calling, emailing, or using your account online.
2. We’ll call you when your items are ready for pickup. 
3. Once you are at the library, you’ll call our front desk and identify yourself.
4. We’ll check your items out and we’ll bring the items out to you. 
For safety of our employees and other patrons, the Banning Library still requires patrons and staff to wear a face mask. We reserve the right to refuse service to any patron that does not comply with this safety requirement.
All items will be cleaned and or sanitized before we give them out to you. We recommend you bring a bag or two if you believe you’ll need them. 
If there’s a book that you’ll like that isn’t in our catalog you may fill out a Zip Book Request and have it delivered to your house at no charge. 
Returning items:
1. Please return all books in the book-drop. Staff will frequently remove books from the book-drop throughout the day. 
2. Do not put any DVDs in the book-drop. Please call  the front desk if you have any DVDs to return. 
There won’t be any late fees until further notice. 
If you have fees or fines you can mail a check to us or pay with credit card over the phone. 

New from the Banning Library District
To see our tutorial please click or tap on:
Banning Library District Hoopla Walkthrough

The Banning Library District has subcribed to Hoopla Digital click the image below and gain access to a new 24/7 digital library!! All you need is a Library card.
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For more information about Coronavirus:
Stop Spread of Germs Info Graphic
COVID-19 CDC Fact-Sheet
Riverside County Coronavirus
CA Meals for Kids app information

For information about online reading sources:

11 Free Reading Websites for Kids
Virtual Library Comic Convention