Update on Library Closure

Hello patrons! We miss you at the Vestal Public Library! Unfortunately, we will continue to remain closed until further notice, and as of right now, all programs through the end of April are cancelled.

As a reminder, we are asking that patrons keep all borrowed materials until we reopen. Please do NOT use the outdoor book or media drop boxes.There will be no late fees or fines during this closure.

We hope you are all staying safe at home with your loved ones, and we look forward to seeing you at the library again once this is all over!

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March Meeting of VPL Board of Trustees Cancelled

Attention Patrons:
 
The March meeting of the VPL Board of Trustees scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, March 17, at 6:30 p.m. has been cancelled due to concerns regarding COVID-19. The Board of Trustees plan to meet again on Tuesday, April 21, at 6:30 p.m. as regularly scheduled.
 
Thank you for your understanding and support!
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Library Closing Due to COVID-19 Concerns

ATTENTION PATRONS:

Due to recent concerns among our patrons and staff due to COVID-19, effective Monday, March 16, at 8 p.m., the library will be closed to the public until further notice. We will be open today, Sunday, March 15 (1-5 p.m.) and Monday, March 16 (2-8 p.m.). Any fines accrued during our closure will be waived.

Furthermore, the Four County Library System has suspended all interlibrary loans effective Tuesday, March 17.

As with everything, this is subject to change based on new and developing information. We thank you for your support and understanding, and we hope you all stay healthy during this time!

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Update on COVID19 & Cancellation of Programs

As of today, Vestal Public Library remains open to the public.
 
We are, however, cancelling all Youth and Adult programming, effective immediately, through the end of March. We hope to resume programming in April, but please stay tuned if we need to extend the cancellation.
 
Our space offers patrons the opportunity to practice social distancing. Additionally, we have been taking extra precautions, including an increased and comprehensive cleaning and disinfecting routine. Hand sanitizer is available in several areas of the library.
 
We are staying in close contact with the Broome County Health Department, and will remain vigilant in our efforts to assess risk levels on a daily basis and make decisions pertaining to library activities as the situation evolves. We reserve the right to cancel scheduled meetings if the Interim Director deems such action necessary.
 
We will continue to keep you updated as we know more. For now, please follow public health measures, including thorough hand washing and use of hand sanitizers. If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, please stay home. We are happy to renew materials over the phone.
 
There is much inaccurate information currently circulating about the coronavirus. According to the Broome County Health Department, as of 3/12/2020 there are ZERO confirmed cases of Covid-19 (coronavirus) in Broome County. An announcement of one confirmed case was incorrect, and was not verified through the Health Department prior to the news release.
 
Your best source of the most current information on the Covid-19 outbreak is the CDC website, which is being updated continually.
 
Thank you and be well!
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American Red Cross Blood Drive

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Spring Cleaning Book Sale!

Attention patrons! 

Join us for our upcoming Spring Cleaning Book Sale! This will be a two day major clear out of books from our back storage room!
 
Saturday, April 4, from 10-2, and Sunday, April 5, from 1-5.

Don’t forget to BYOB–Bring Your Own Bag!!
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Attention Patrons

Attention Patrons.  If you sent the Vestal Public Library a message through the “Contact Us” page of our website, and have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.  Some of our responses to your questions have been routed there..  We thank you for your understand while we solve this.

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Movie Monday 3/16

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Open Mic Night

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Movie Monday

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