Penn Yan Public Library COVID-19 – Novel Coronavirus Statement Updated 6-3-2020

For the health and safety of our community and given Yates County’s declaration of a state of emergency, Penn Yan Public Library will close to the public beginning Monday March 16th, 2020, and will remain closed until a tentative curbside service reopening date of June 29th.

Please watch for updates on, our social media pages, the Chronicle Express, the Chronicle Ad-Viser, and the Dundee Observer.

Staff will continue to perform essential duties and can be contacted at This statement will be updated as needed and we are sorry for this inconvenience.

Visit Penn Yan Public Library Virtually.

Here are some links to authoritative information about the Novel Coronavirus:  Yates County Department of Health – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – NYS Dept. of Health

Please feel free to use this Giant List of Free Online Stuff for Youth & Families that we have compiled. Have something to add? Email or message us on Facebook.

A PYPL Board of Trustees meeting will be held on June 18th at 6:30 pm.  To receive a link to attend remotely, contact the library at