McCleary

Hours & Information

The library is available to Expanded Access and Take-out patrons only. CLosed for lunch from 12:30-1. La biblioteca está CERRADA hoy.

    Closed until 10:00am Tuesday

    Monday 
    Closed

    Tuesday 
    10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Wednesday 
    10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Thursday 
    11:00AM - 7:00PM

    Friday 
    Closed

    Saturday 
    10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Sunday 
    Closed

    121 South 4th Street
    McCleary, WA 98557

    EAH FAQs

    • Expanded Access Hours (EAH)  are additional hours of library access available to patrons outside of the normal operating hours. EAH is available at select branches daily from 7:00 am until the library opens and after the library closes until 8:00 pm. During Expanded Access Hours, the library building is open for patrons to enter and use resources, such as books, computers, printing and study spaces. During these hours, library staff are not available to provide assistance or answer questions. When you sign up, library staff will review safety and security information such as emergency exits, how to use the phones, what to do if the power goes out, and how to handle other emergencies.

      Once approved, your access goes beyond your home library; it includes all Expanded Access Hours (EAH) locations. Families are welcome too! Each adult must sign up separately, but may bring minors in their care. It is recommended to check for updates on individual library pages before visiting.

      Meeting Rooms availability varies by location during EAH; visit Reserve a Meeting Room for additional information.

    • During EAH, staff will not be available for assistance. If you need help using the computers, copier, or checkout machine, have staff show you how during open hours. We’re always happy to help and we want you to have a successful visit!

      If staff are present outside of regular open hours, they are here for specific purposes and are not available to assist patrons. Please respect their time and wait for open hours to ask for assistance.

      Janitorial or facilities staff may be present during your visit. They may need to work or clean near you and could be using noisy equipment.

    • Library staff go over safety and security information such as emergency exits, how to use the phones, what to do if the power goes out, and how to handle other emergencies.

      While using EAH, patrons must not allow other individuals into the library. There is an exception for minor children or any adult that you are the caregiver of. In this case you must maintain supervision while using EAH.

      Video surveillance is being conducted for the safety and security of the patrons and the property.

      A phone may be used to call 911 emergency services if needed.

      If there is a power outage, please leave the library.

      Check your local branch for the location of emergency exits.

    Upcoming Events

    Holidays and Closures

    • Memorial Day
      Monday, May 27, 2024
      Closed All Day
    • Juneteenth Day
      Wednesday, June 19, 2024
      Closed All Day
    • Independence Day
      Thursday, July 4, 2024
      Closed All Day
    • Labor Day
      Monday, September 2, 2024
      Closed All Day
    • Veterans Day
      Monday, November 11, 2024
      Closed All Day
    • Thanksgiving Day
      Thursday, November 28, 2024
      Closed All Day
    • Native American Heritage Day
      Friday, November 29, 2024
      Closed All Day
    • Christmas Eve
      Tuesday, December 24, 2024
      Closed All Day
    • Christmas Day
      Wednesday, December 25, 2024
      Closed All Day

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    Technology To Help Bridge The Gap

    Technology can play a role in helping children learn to read. These valuable tools support reading skill with interactive, engaging games, puzzles and activities. Audiobooks and read-aloud can enhance the reading experience and improve phonetic skills. A balanced approach combines technology with caregivers involvement and guidance.

    Non-traditional Teaching Tools

    Launchpads

    Loaded with a world of learning with apps, videos, storybooks, and games just for kids. No internet needed.

    VOX Books

    Listen while reading through the book. No batteries or internet access needed; just press a button and you’re listening and reading!

    Early Math Backpacks

    Contain picture books, launchpad, manipulatives, and a game, focusing on early math concepts. For ages 3-5.

    Kids Playaway Audiobooks

    An audiobook player built just for kids. No internet needed. Simply plug in headphones and press play.

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