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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Cleburne to open Library and certain Parks facilities with safety protocols


The City of Cleburne plans to open several facilities to serve the community while keeping participant and staff health at the forefront during the COVID-19 pandemic. As recommended by the CDC, visitors are asked to adhere to social distancing guidelines, practice good hygiene, and wear face coverings when appropriate.

Public Library

The Cleburne Public Library will begin regular openings on Tuesday, May 26.

Due to social distancing guidelines, library usage will be limited to checkout and computer use. The Library will be limited to 20 patrons inside at a time.

Staff will close the facility the last 15 minutes of every hour to sanitize.

The Library will also have new adjusted hours:

Monday 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Wednesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Thursday Closed

Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sunday, Closed

The Library will continue its curbside checkout for customers.

For more information call 817-556-8804 or visit

Cleburne Conference Center

The Cleburne Conference Center will begin rentals with normal operating hours starting May 26. Rooms will be limited to 25% capacity. Room rentals can be made by calling 817-556-8860 or emailing



Cleburne residents can continue to enjoy Cleburne’s parks.

Pavilion rentals will return on June 1 and can be made by calling 817-556-8858.

Per executive orders established by the Governor, playgrounds, basketball and volleyball courts, and the sprayground at Carver Park remain closed.

Booker T. Washington Recreation Center

The Booker T. Washington Recreation Center opens the first week in June with normal operating hours.

The facility will practice the Governor’s guidelines for gyms and fitness centers including the mandatory disinfection of all equipment before and after use, guests must wear gloves that fully cover hands, guests must disinfect equipment brought into the facility before and after use, and showers and locker areas will remain closed.

The gym (basketball court), computer lab, and banquet hall will remain closed.

The banquet hall will be available for reservations and rentals starting June 8.

Layland and Railroad museums

The City’s Layland and Railroad museums will open the first week of June with 25% limited capacity. Both museums will be open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Cleburne Golf Links

Tee times by appointment will continue and the Pro Shop will open May 23 at 25% capacity.

Sports Complex

Per the Governor’s orders, the Old Sports Complex, Carver Park and Don Moore Park fields will be available for practice starting May 31. Youth games and tournaments at the Sports Complex may begin June 15.  

The City will host an Adult Softball League during the summer season. Additional information will be available soon.

Other Facilities

City staff continues to examine and plan other openings and reduced restrictions as we monitor the spread of COVID-19. The City will announce more openings and any other facility changes as they become possible while protecting the community’s health and safety.

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