The current pandemic of Covid-19 is a health hazard and one that the library takes seriously. Therefore, the library has taken steps to slow the spread of the virus while keeping as many services as possible available to the public.

Following the Panhandle Public Health District Covid-19 Risk Dial the Library will take the following actions based on the dial color:

Low:

  • Library open with programming.
  • Quarantine items and clean before recirculating.
  • Computers and seating limited.
  • Computer and areas cleaned after patron use.
  • Virginia Room available.
  • Checkout to cart in front of library available.

Moderate:

  • Public required to wear masks.
  • Limited Programming as space allows for distance.
  • Quarantine items and clean them before recirculating.
  • Limited computers, very limited public seating.
  • Computer and areas cleaned after patron use.
  • Limit of 25 patrons in the building.
  • Virginia Room closed.
  • Checkout to cart in front of library available.

High:

  • Public required to wear masks.
  • Programming is Virtual only.
  • Quarantine items and clean them before recirculating.
  • Limited computers, very limited public seating
  • Computer and areas cleaned after patron use.
  • Limit of 25 patrons in the building.
  • Virginia Room closed.
  • Bookmobile does not make it regular stops and is not available to the public.
  • Checkout to cart in front of library available.

Severe:

  • Follow High precautions and add additional safety measures as needed.