COVID-19 Update

Latah County Public Libraries Closed in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

All Latah County Library District locations were closed beginning March 18, 2020 until further notice to help minimize the risk and impact of COVID-19 in the communityStaff will continue to work on a very limited basis. We will answer voicemails as soon as possible.

LCLD libraries are offering limitted computer access, available by appointment! Sessions are 30 minutes long. We ask that patrons please wear a mask during their visit. Schedule your appointment by calling your local branch

All programming, events, meetings, exam proctoring, and in-person storytimes are cancelled until further notice at all seven branches of the Latah County Library District. Check our current online schedule and Facebook page for our Summer Reading Program, online programming, and storytimes for children.

The Moscow Public Library book drop is now open full-time. Check with your branch for book drop return times. Returned items will be set aside for a minimum of 72 hours in accordance with CDC guidelines. You may not see returned items off your Valnet account until three days after drop off.

Patrons will be able to place holds on available LCLD libraries. Participating libraries include Bovill, Deary, Genesee, Juliaetta, Moscow, Potlatch and Troy. For more information on how to place valid materials on hold, visit our Curbside Hold Pickup page.

As of April 28, our planned curbside hold pickup has been continued. Library staff will continue to follow local and state guidelines to ensure our hold pickup process is safe. If you would like to place materials on hold for pickup, learn more at our Curbside Hold Pickup page. 

All due dates have been extended to June 20 and no patron will be charged with late fines. 

Area residents are encouraged to use their library cards to access the library’sfree digital resources at , including but not limited to downloadable ebooks and audiobooks, magazines, streaming movies, and online courses. Online registration for free library cards is available through the Valnet catalog at

We will continue to provide a variety of alternative services through our website and Facebook page.

For more information, contact Chris Sokol, Latah County Library District Director at (208) 882-3925 ext. 114 orThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

June 16, 2020