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Posted on: March 14, 2020

[ARCHIVED] All Public Buildings Closed through May 25

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Starting Tuesday, March 17, Village Hall, the Public Works building, the Police Department building, and the Senior Resource Center offices will be closed to the general public. Village Center lobby areas will be closed to the general public starting March 18. As of now, public access to these public spaces will remain closed until Tuesday, May 26 unless modified. Essential staff will still be working in the buildings; so please either call, email, or use our online services to get assistance. Email addresses and phone numbers of staff are listed on our website. You may also call customer service at 414-847-2700.


Like many organizations across the country and world, Shorewood Public Library and the Village of Shorewood are closely monitoring the developing COVID-19 pandemic.

At this time, the library has determined that we will close to the public.  The Library staff are reviewing the Safer-at-Home order update issued by Governor Evers on April 16.  The Library hopes to have an announcement related to operations soon.

Library Services:
- At this time, library staff will be available Monday-Friday, 8:30-5:30 via phone (414-847-2670) and email (
- Please call us to arrange curbside pickup of holds - 414-847-2670
- On Monday, March 16, due dates for materials currently checked out will be extended until June 1
- If your library card is set to expire 3/31 or 4/30: on Monday, March 16, it will be extended until May 31 so that you do not experience a disruption in your ability to use online library resources
- We will waive Shorewood overdue fines incurred during the time we are closed
- Our outside book drops will remain open at this time
- Explore our online resources, and call or email us with questions about using these free tools!

We recognize the vital role we play in your life. Reading for pleasure, relaxing with a movie, or listening to a favorite musician can provide necessary respite during hectic times. Please look for further information regarding access to library materials and services in the coming days.

As the situation evolves, we will continue to communicate with you via social media, our website, and in the library. If you know a library user who does not have internet access and has questions about how the library is responding, please share this information with them!

You can call 414-847-2670 or email us ( as needed.

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