COVID-19 - Resources and Solutions for Reopening Safely
Resources and Solutions for Reopening Your Library Safely
As you plan for new services like curbside pickup or online programming and prepare to welcome your community back into your spaces, we know that the health and safety of staff and patrons is your top priority.
We’ve created one spot for you to see a variety of helpful resources, as well as our top product picks for accommodating social distancing guidelines, handling library materials, and promoting overall health and safety in your library.
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From staff procedures to traffic flow to room layout, this guide will help you figure out what you need to think about when you open back up.
BLOGCOVID-19 & Libraries: Your Questions Answered
Pediatrician and children’s librarian Dr. Dipesh Navsaria answers your questions about quarantining books, safety measures for reopening, and more.
BLOGChecklist for Library Curbside Pickup Services
If your library is offering curbside pickup, you’ll want to read this walkthrough of what you need to think about and how to manage your services safely.
BLOGHow to Quarantine Public Library Materials
Learn what the experts say about quarantining your books and other materials safely as you start circulating from your library again.
BLOGHow to Quarantine Books in Your School Library
As students bring books and other materials back to your library, the question of how to ensure staff and student safety is on everyone’s minds. Read this article to learn what the experts say about how to quarantine library materials.
BLOGCOVID-19: Safety Tips for Reopening Your Library
To help you plan, pediatrician and librarian Dr. Dipesh Navsaria talks about what we know about COVID-19, how to think about and evaluate steps you can take to keep people safe, and what safety measures could become the new norm.
Learn how to evaluate your library design and get sensible tips to ensure your environment is safe and welcoming in a post-pandemic world.
Demco’s interior design team has created these virtual spaces to help you envision ways to arrange your furnishings and create spaces that are welcoming to patrons while allowing for social distancing.