Albert Wisner Public Library to Open on Limited Basis 

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Albert Wisner Public Library is ready to open its doors to the public on Tues., Aug. 4 to allow for the browsing of limited collections, copying, scanning, faxing, 3D printing, as well as access to computers. 

Twenty-minute visits will be by appointment on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 12 to 4 p.m.  Appointments can be made by calling 986-1047, ext. 3, beginning Sat., Aug. 1 and can be made for up to a week in advance; one appointment per day allowed.

Visitors will be limited to an area on the main floor that has been set up to house specially curated collections for all ages to browse and check out, including DVDs, books on CD, video games and, of course, books.  Staff will take requests for other items in the closed stacks area of the collection that can be borrowed as well.

All staff and visitors are required to properly wear face coverings and practice social distancing.  Hand sanitizer will be available and one restroom on the main floor will be open. 

The Library will remain locked, and visitors with appointments will call 986-1047, ext. 27 when they arrive. Walk-ins will be accommodated as space is available. A maximum of ten visitors of any age will be allowed each session, with eight in the general browsing and check out area and two in the computer area. The lower level of the library, including the children’s room, bookstore and all meeting rooms will remain closed.  The book drop will remain open 24/7 for the return of all Library materials.

In order to provide a safe and welcoming environment for everyone during the COVID 19 Pandemic, the Library Board has adopted a temporary Safety Practices Policy.  This policy is available at the Library. 

For additional information call the Library at 986-1047, ext. 3 or visit the Library’s website www.albertwisnerlibrary.org

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