GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Grand Rapids Public is closing its doors to the public due to concerns with COVID-19.
The library said in statement that all locations will be closed starting Saturday, March 14 for the "foreseeable future."
Library staff will extend due dates and waive fines on material during this time. People can return items to outside book returns or keep books until the library reopens.
Any information about further changes to library services will be posted at grpl.org
Kent District Library (KDL) has closed all locations as well. KDL plans to reopen on Monday, April 6.
There are 12 presumptive confirmed cases of coronavirus in Michigan and at least 3 in Kent County, according to state health officials.
Here's a list of the businesses and community establishments closed to the public:
- Frederik Meijer Gardens closes to the public amid COVID-19 outbreak
- Whitmer orders temporary ban on gatherings and events of more than 250 people
- Kids' Food Basket will continue to provide meals while schools are closed
- Local pizza shop handing out free slices to students and teachers during school closure
- Whitmer orders all Michigan K-12 schools to close for 3 weeks
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