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EVPL West Closes After Staff Member Tests Positive for COVID-19


The Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library announced Thursday that its EVPL West location would be closed temporarily after an employee there tested positive for COVID-19.

Posted: Nov 12, 2020 12:23 PM
Updated: Nov 12, 2020 12:29 PM

The Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library's West location closed on Thursday after an employee there tested positive for COVID-19.

According to a statement made by EVPL, the EVPL West location will be closed from Nov. 12 - Nov 16 after a deep cleaning of the facility has been performed.

Officials with EVPL say the employee who tested positive for the virus last worked on Monday, Nov. 9.

During the closure of EVPL West, there will be no EVPL To Go at the location. Library users with holds at the location will also be contacted about moving them to other locations.

Library officials are also asking the public to return library materials to a different library location during EVPL West's temporary closure.

EVPL West is located at 2000 W. Franklin St. in Evansville, Indiana.

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