Library COVID-19 Safeguards

Face Coverings and Social Distancing

  • Patrons and staff are required to wear a face covering while on the premises. Disposable masks will be available for patrons who do not have one.
  • Social distancing of six feet is enforced.
  • Services are limited to assist with social distancing.
  • Signage and barriers are in place to enforce social distancing.

Employee Health Screening

  • Employees are aware of potential COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Employees take their temperature before reporting to work each day.
  • If employees are feeling ill, they do not report to work.

Enhanced Cleaning

  • All hard surfaces and high-touch areas are cleaned frequently throughout the day.
  • High-touch surfaces are disinfected with recommended cleaners.
  • Library materials are quarantined for four days after being returned by a customer. See related research.

Handwashing and Sanitizing

  • All employees have access to restrooms. Handwashing procedures and guidelines are posted at sinks.
  • Hand sanitizer is widely available throughout the building.