COVID-19 Information

SWAN is here to support member libraries and we will update this section of the site with resources and information as they become available. 

Please refer to the Library Services Listing to verify your library's service status. Any change in status or service should be submitted through the Library Status Update & Services Request Form.  

Phase 4 - Reopening for delivery, resource sharing, limited capacity opening

As libraries begin to reopen and expand services, system configuration changes will be made to facilitate your decisions. Please verify your library's listing in the COVID-19 Phase 4 Reopening: Library Listing and use this resource page as you coordinate services and resource sharing within SWAN. 

Restarting hold pick-up notices

To resume scheduling Hold Pick-up Notices: 

  • Opt-in for the date you would like notices to resume.
  • Hold pick-up notices can resume on Wednesdays, starting July 1st. 
  • Hold pick-up notices will run once a day at 2:00 p.m. (plan your processes to either take advantage of or avoid notifications to match your curbside procedures).

Phase 3 - Planning on offering curbside?

The Library Services Listing provides a list of libraries offering curbside services. Any change in status or service should be submitted through the Library Status Update & Services Request Form.  

Stay Current

COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Director Survey: Resuming Resource Sharing

Jun 11, 2020 - 2:31pm

Based on discussion at our Tuesday Fireside/Poolside Chat on June 9th and the announcement provided by the Illinois State...Read more

Changes to Overdue Notices For COVID-19 Quarantine Period

Jun 10, 2020 - 5:40pm

Due to recent feedback from member libraries regarding patron confusion over returned material SWAN has implemented the following changes to overdue notices effective immediately: