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Local government related postponements, cancellations and community services related the COVID-19 pandemic will be posted or linked on this page for the foreseeable future. Please check back often for updated information.To submit updates or new information please email us.
Virtual Exhibits for all ages to enjoy in Lynchburg!
There is still lots to do while keeping your distance from others in Lynchburg. Check out Tourism's website for lots of options!
The Lynchburg Public Library, located at 2315 Memorial Avenue, reopened to the public on October 1st. Library hours are Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with extended hours on Tuesdays until 7:00 p.m. A limited number of public computers will be available.
During the weekdays (Monday through Friday), the period of 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. will be reserved for seniors and at-risk individuals only.
Library patrons are asked to observe the following guidelines:
- Masks are required for patrons ages three and older.
- Practice physical distancing and frequent hand washing/hand sanitizing.
- Limit library visits to one hour per day.
- Limit parties to five people or fewer.
Curbside service is still available at the Main Library, Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Downtown Branch Library, located in City Hall, remains closed at this time.
For more information about this and other Library services, call (434) 455-6330 or visit the website here.
Closed to the public until further notice. All events and programs at these locations have been postponed. The grounds of Point of Honor remain open daily from dawn to dusk.
We appreciate the Lynchburg community’s support of small businesses and local farms. Stop by on Saturday for your weekly farmers market haul. We’re also still doubling all SNAP purchases at the Market; visit the customer service window in the back of the Market for more info. We are encouraging customers to pre-order from our vendors and for all customers to wear masks at the Market while following all posted signage inside and out. The Gallery and Pride of Virginia are still closed. We are continually assessing reopening the Gallery and hope to be able to soon.
Facilities are open to the public.
The center will open with limited class sizes and restricted number of visitors in the building. Please call us with any questions prior to visiting (434) 455-4115.
Nature Zone & Ivy Creek Park
We will continue to limit the number of visitors to the Nature Zone. Please call the Nature Zone prior to your visit with any questions at 434-455-5828. We are continuing to limit the number of visitors to the cabin at Ivy Creek Park, as well. When visiting the Ivy Creek Park cabin to rent a kayak or canoe, please check in with staff upon entry for additional guidance. Please call the cabin prior to your visit with any questions at 434-455-5828 during weekdays and 434-385-4294 during weekends.
- Please wear a face mask
- Please practice physical distancing
- Please wash your hands
- Please do a personal Health Screening prior to visiting. If you are sick, or exhibiting any symptoms, DO NOT visit our facilities.
Parks & Rec Buildings
- Our buildings are back open under normal hours (Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m).
- Miller Park pool opens for the Summer on June 12 from 1:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. daily.
- The Riverside Park spray ground is open from 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. daily
- The Riverfront Park splash pad and fountain is under repair and will open once it’s complete.
If you have any questions or concerns, please call us at (434) 455-5858 before you arrive, as there may be additional safety measures in place.
For more information visit Lynchburg Parks & Recreation website or call (434) 455-5858.
FOOD SERVICES - information for obtaining free food; special shopping info for seniors.
A variety of educational/activity links for students: Resources for Kids