The following is a statement from the Howard County Library on their recent closure:
As we continue to monitor the ongoing COVID-19 situation, Howard County Library will take this opportunity to close down the library for updates and upgrades to our Computer Lab.
Also, in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 and in accordance with recommendations from the CDC, Howard County Library has made the following changes to programs and services. Please check back for updates at our web page https://howard-county.ploud.net/ and at our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/HowardCoLibrary/.
? Effective March 19, 2020: The library is closed to the public until further notice. All programs and meeting room reservations are suspended until further notice.
? Please do not return your library materials. All due dates and fines are suspended until May 1.
? Library staff will be working. Reference service is available by phone and email. Staff will be available by phone to answer any questions you may have regarding our online content.
For the latest updates and recommendations on COVID-19, please refer to the CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov/, and the Texas Health and Human Services website at
For local information and updates:
? City of Big Spring https://www.mybigspring.com/AlertCenter.aspx
? Big Spring Independent School District https://www.bsisd.esc18.net/
? Forsan Independent District https://www.forsan.esc18.net/
? Coahoma Independent School District https://www.coahomaisd.com/
? Howard College https://howardcollege.edu/
For information about assistance with food or bills, call the 2-1-1 non-emergency hotline.