TELFORD — After four months of the building being closed by the coronavirus pandemic while online programs continued, Indian Valley Public Library will reopen to the public with its Grab & Go phase July 13.
“We are excited to welcome you back into the library!,” IVPL said in a message to library users.
The new hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; noon to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. The library will be closed Sundays.
“Seniors and most vulnerable populations will be given priority entrance the first hour of each day,” the library message said. “We invite you to come, grab your items, and then leave."
The following measures were listed for the safety of the library patrons and staff:
* Masks are required–you’ll see staff wearing masks too.
* We’ll all practice social distancing.
* Return all items to the outside book drop before entering the building.
* If there is a problem with your item, please make a note to include with the item. We will take care of any problems after quarantine.
* Limit of 45 people in the library at any given time, this means a ½ hour time limit for patrons browsing.
* Depending on how busy the library is you may have to wait outside of the facility for others to leave.
* Computer sign-ups limit to one hour per person per day.
* All toys, computers and seating have been removed from the children’s room. (the fish are still away on vacation)
* All programs will continue to be virtual, including Summer Quest.
* We are unable to accept book donations at this time.
The above information is subject to change based on guidance from local and state officials, the library said.
Curbside pickups will continue.