Fox River Valley Libraries Will Reopen on Monday, July 6

Fox River Valley Libraries Will Reopen on Monday, July 6

The Dundee Library and Randall Oaks Library will open on Monday, July 6 with limited service.

Patrons are invited to browse and make their selections for check out, but will be unable to linger or gather. Social distancing procedures will be practiced, and masks will be required to enter the library.

The Dundee Library is located at 555 Barrington Ave. (IL Route 68) in East Dundee. The Randall Oaks Library is located at 500 N. Randall Road (on the lower level of the Randall Oak Recreation Center) in West Dundee.

The following are more details on the status of the libraries’ many services:

Services Available

  • 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 to librarynotice@frvpld.info. Email items to be printed and picked up at the Randall Oaks Library to randalloakslibrary@frvpld.info.
  • Patrons can return materials to the book drop at the Dundee Library and the Randall Oaks Library.
  • Laptops, hotspots, and Youth Services kits will be available for checkout.
  • Free summer meals for kids 18 and under can be picked up curbside at the Dundee Library Monday through Friday from noon to 1 p.m.
  • 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 can also 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.
  • 3D Printing will be available at the Dundee Library.
  • Summer Reading Challenge prizes will be ready for pickup at both libraries starting Monday, July 27. All finishers will receive a book of their choice (and kids get a bonus goodie bag!)

Service Not Yet Available

  • Public computers.
  • Donations of books, DVDs, etc.
  • Offsite book drops at Jewel and Culvers.
  • Faxing service.
  • One on One tech appointments in person. This service is available via Zoom or phone
  • Programs, classes, and storytimes. Virtual programs of all ages are scheduled through August
  • Digital Conversion Equipment.
  • Scanning.
  • Toys and games in the Youth Services Department.

The library has also temporarily updated their hours of operation. The Dundee Library will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

The Randall Oaks Library will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. o 5 p.m. Sunday.

For more information about the Fox River Valley Libraries, visit www.frvpld.info or call (847) 428-3661.

The district serves 70,000 residents of Carpentersville, East Dundee, West Dundee, Sleepy Hollow, Gilberts, and parts of Algonquin.

SOURCE: Fox River Valley Libraries news release