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PPL Study Rooms to open and Café to offer limited seating again, starting MArch 1

Beginning March 1, 2021, the Princeton Public library will open study rooms at the library for 60 minute sessions. Patrons may call to reserve a study room for one-on-one tutoring, interviewing, test taking or general studying. Each of the three rooms will be open to no more than two people at a time. Patrons can reserve a room by calling the library at (815) 875-1331, or e-mailing( In person requests can be made at the circulation desk and will be subject to availability. Likewise, the library Café will extend their services to include limited seating. Customers can again sit along the counter or at a table. The Café will remain open from 10:00-4:00 on weekdays and 10:00-2:00 on Saturdays. The library and the library Café continue to require social distancing and mask-wearing upon entry. The Princeton Public Library Board of Trustees sees the library as an essential part of maintaining the well-being of the public during this pandemic and thank the community for their patience and understanding.

A reminder also that Princeton Public Library has expanded browsing hours—patrons are welcome to browse for books at anytime during the library’s hours of operation: Monday–Friday 10 am to 6 pm (Wednesdays until 7 pm); Saturdays 10 am to 3 pm. Up to 6 patrons may browse at a time and for up to 30 minutes. Please stop at the Circulation Desk upon entry and please sanitize your hands before browsing. Masks must be worn inside the library.