What's new at Wright Library

Wright Library reopened the children's room and extended its operating hours on Mon. Aug 24.

Wright Library extended its in person services on Mon. Aug. 24. Staff is committed to keeping the library as safe as possible during this health crisis and is pleased to be able to add services and remain responsive to changes in the community risk level.

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  • To reduce contact and traffic inside the building, patrons are encouraged to schedule times for holds pickup and use our digital collections.
  • The library is open for limited browsing during modified library hours
  • The number of patrons allowed in the building at a time is limited to 15.
  • Patrons are able to 
    • browse shelves and select items to check out
      • materials not available on the available shelves can be placed on hold and picked up at a later time
    • pick up holds on a drop in basis, although scheduled pickups will continue at the front door
    • check out items at self-check stations or the service desk
    • return items (contactless protocols will remain in place and returns will be quarantined)
    • use a computer (cleaning protocols will be followed)
    • ask research questions
  • The partial reopening of library service involves extensive safety measures to ensure the health of the public and library staff, including: 
    • All employees will wear personal protective equipment as required by State Orders and will practice social distancing at all times.
    • The materials return and curbside pickup processes will be contactless.
    • Recently returned circulating materials will be quarantined prior to recirculation among the general public.
    • Regular disinfecting of high touch areas will take place.
    • Browsed items are to be placed on carts, not back on the shelf.

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