03 Jul Visitor Guideline Changes
Updated July 31
With Governor Holcomb’s executive order requiring most residents to wear a face mask in public spaces, the Library has updated it’s visitor guidelines to require face masks. Visitors entering the Library must wear a mask throughout their visit unless they are under age 3 or have a health condition that restricts the use of face masks.
If you forget your own mask, don’t worry, we have free masks available at each Library entrance for you to use. We appreciate everyone helping keep our staff and visitors safe by abiding by this new guideline change.
Other Visitor Guidelines that changed at the beginning of July are still in effect. They include welcoming multiple children into the Library with their parents. A list of current Visitor Guidelines is included below.
- Visitors are required to wear a face mask while inside the Library. To protect yourself and others, free disposable masks will be available at our main entrances for those who need one.
- Families may bring multiple children with them to the Library.
- Youth over 8-years-old must independently follow physical distancing guidelines
- Children 7 and younger should remain within arm’s reach of an adult at all times.
The following guidelines will continue:
- Please do not visit the Library if you are sick or experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19.
- Maintain physical distancing of 6 feet.
- Follow the directional signs, arrows, and waiting spots within the Library. Watch for our aisles to be marked for one-way browsing.
- Use our hand sanitizing stations, available throughout the Library.
- No toys or game computers are available.
- At this time, we advise quick trips to the Library to limit prolonged interactions.
Guidelines we’re following:
- The Library will open with a limited number of staff who will complete a health assessment before each shift.
- Staff will wear face masks.
- High-touch surfaces will be cleaned regularly.
- Recent research shows the COVID-19 virus is undetectable on circulating library materials after 3 days. in light of this news the Library will continue quarantining materials for 72 hours before being processed.
- Sneeze-guards have been added to all public desks.
- No-contact services will continue to be offered: Curbside Pickup, Virtual Events, and Chat with a Librarian.
Thank you for using the Library.
If you have any questions, please contact us.