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We're Open Again!

by Sarah Sanfilippo on 2021-05-24T14:53:00-04:00 | Comments

That's right, we will be open again to the public, with no appointment needed, starting June 1.

We will have slightly reduced hours during the summer, but plan to add back an evening and weekend schedule by (or even before) Labor Day. Here are the details. 

Hours:

  • Mon, Tue, Wed 10-5
  • Thu 10-6
  • Fri 10-1

What is normal again? 

  • Hours are expanded (see above) and you will not need an appointment to enter the library. 
  • We are no longer quarantining items. We are still cleaning returns; in fact, we always have, even before the pandemic. 
  • Curbside pickup is going away. (If you are still uncomfortable coming inside, call and talk to us. We can make accommodations. Delivery is still an option too for the time being.) 
  • We will no longer call when your item is here, unless you have opted for phone notifications. Email and text notifications will be turned back on, and items will be available when they say they are. Learn how to set your notification preferences.
  • Returns can either go into the book drop, or be brought inside, whichever is convenient for you. Returns for Youth Services can be brought up to that department. 
  • We have not been charging fees for printing and faxing throughout the pandemic. Those fees will be reinstated on June 1. Overdue fines are still suspended. 

What is still restricted?

  • While masks will not be required for vaccinated individuals, we remind you that young children are not yet able to be vaccinated, and ask you to consider wearing a mask for their sake, and for the sake of others who cannot be vaccinated.  
  • Use of chairs and tables will be limited. To reduce the time people are in the building, we are discouraging loitering and "hanging out." The idea, for now, is to come in, browse the shelves, and then check out. 
  • We DO have benches outside where you can sit and access wifi. Wifi works in the parking lot as well.
  • All computer use, including Chromebooks, will be distanced, and limited to 45-minute sessions. 
  • Toys in the Youth Services department are still off limits.
  • Meeting room use and group indoor gatherings, including extended visitations, are not permitted for the time being. 

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