Samuel Kuutti looks at books in the musicians section of the downtown Duluth Public Library on Monday, June 7, 2021. “I’ve been counting down the days” until the library reopened, he said. “My girlfriend and I like to read together.” (Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com)
Samuel Kuutti looks at books in the musicians section of the downtown Duluth Public Library on Monday, June 7, 2021. “I’ve been counting down the days” until the library reopened, he said. “My girlfriend and I like to read together.” (Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com)

Boyd Tuve reads in a quiet spot in the downtown Duluth Public Library on Monday, June 7, 2021. “I come quite a bit," he said, noting he is glad it’s open again.  (Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com)
Boyd Tuve reads in a quiet spot in the downtown Duluth Public Library on Monday, June 7, 2021. “I come quite a bit," he said, noting he is glad it’s open again. (Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com)

Library technician Carly Madden checks out books for a patron at the downtown Duluth Public Library on Monday, June 7, 2021. (Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com)
Library technician Carly Madden checks out books for a patron at the downtown Duluth Public Library on Monday, June 7, 2021. (Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com)

Judy Kaiponen pulls a book from a shelf at the downtown Duluth Public Library on Monday, June 7, 2021. While she checked out books during the library’s COVID-19 pandemic closure, she said she's very happy to be able to look at books before deciding to check them out. (Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com)
Judy Kaiponen pulls a book from a shelf at the downtown Duluth Public Library on Monday, June 7, 2021. While she checked out books during the library’s COVID-19 pandemic closure, she said she's very happy to be able to look at books before deciding to check them out. (Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com)

A pile of books sits on the seat of Judy Kaiponen’s wheeled walker during her visit to the downtown Duluth Public Library on Monday, June 7, 2021. “I must have 20 there,” she said. (Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com)
A pile of books sits on the seat of Judy Kaiponen’s wheeled walker during her visit to the downtown Duluth Public Library on Monday, June 7, 2021. “I must have 20 there,” she said. (Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com)