VPL COVID-19 UPDATE – NOVEMBER 20, 2020

October 30, 2020 Off By VPL Director

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Vestal Public Library is offering limited services. Broome County is no longer labeled as a Yellow Zone and therefore beginning NOVEMBER 23rd, VPL will be welcoming back patrons for limited browsing and computer usage.


REGULAR HOURS:

LIMITED SERVICES:

  • Monday – Thursday

9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

  • Fridays
    9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

  • Saturdays 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

  • 10 patrons at a time in the building

  • 30 minutes for browsing/computer usage

  • Appointment-Based Pick-Up (see instructions below)

  • Phone Reference
    (607) 754-4243 – press 2

  • Email Reference: vpl.ref@gmail.com

LIBRARY REQUESTS:

Patrons may request a list of 10 items per family, per day via any of the following communications:

APPOINTMENT-BASED PICKUP INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Contact VPL by email vpl.ref@gmail.com or phone [(607) 754-4243 – press 2] with your request list of no more than 10 items. Please allow up to 1 business day for VPL staff to process your request. 

  2. Patrons will be contacted by VPL about their requested items and then schedule a pickup date and time.

  3. All VPL Patrons must wear facemasks when entering the VPL vestibule to retrieve their Appointment Based Pickup.

  4. Patrons will show a valid VPL Library Card or ID to retrieve their requested items.

  5. Only one patron is allowed at a time in the VPL vestibule to retrieve their Appointment Based Pickup (unless accompanied by underage children)

  6. All Library Materials must be returned via the book drop or media drop

VPL appreciates your continued patience during this challenging time and we look forward to when we can return to offering our full-range of services and programming.

 

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