COVID-19

Jefferson Township Public Library will be reopening its doors to the public starting Monday, July 13, 2020. We will be resuming our regular library hours (Mon-Fri 9:30am-9:00pm / Sat 9:30am-5:00pm / Sun 1:00pm-5:00pm)

 

Please note our safety measures for this phase of reopening. We want to keep our staff, patrons, and community safe, so we thank you in advance for your cooperation with these measures:

  1. Masks are required for anyone entering the building
    1. Children over the age of 2 must be wearing a mask and be accompanied by an adult
  2. A hand sanitizing station will be set up prior to entering the library. There are also hand sanitizers placed throughout the building - we encourage everyone to use them frequently.
  3. Social distancing of 6 or more feet is highly recommended
  4. We are required to operate at 25% capacity (approximately 55 people)
  5. Limited number of public computers will be available to ensure patrons are more than 6 feet apart.
    1. Computers monitors, keyboards, surfaces, and mice must be cleaned after each use
    2. We are encouraging patrons to limit their time on the computers to 20 minutes per day to allow all patrons access to them
  6. Tablets in the Children’s Section will be spaced 6 feet apart
    1. Wipes will be provided to fully clean tablets after each use
  7. Returned books will be quarantined for 3 days in the Riker Room
  8. Bathrooms are open to the public, though you are using them at your own risk
  9. Staff will be wearing masks
  10. Surfaces will be thoroughly cleaned in the morning and periodically throughout the day

Services not available at this time:

  1. In-person programs larger than 10 persons
  2. Inter-library loans with other MAIN libraries
  3. Notary service
  4. Curb-side service will end - Held items can be picked up at the circulation desk
  5. Water cooler has been temporarily removed