GANANOQUE PUBLIC LIBRARY REOPENING

Gananoque Public Library is currently providing curbside pickup, online collections, printing service and virtual programs.  On July 20, 2020 the library will move to phase 2 of our reopening plan, people can book a visit to browse the collection and use a computer for 30 minutes.  When the library reopens to the public we will continue to adhere to public health measures with limited in-person access, modified hours, as well as physical distancing restrictions.  Gananoque Public Library has developed a phased approach with safety guidelines and physical distancing protocols in mind.

GANANOQUE PUBLIC LIBRARY REOPENING INFORMATION

LIMITED HOURS:

Gananoque Public Library will reopen with limited hours until Phase 4.

Monday – Friday:  10:00am – 4:00pm Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed

HEALTH AND SAFETY PRECAUTIONS:

The well-being of our community and staff is always our top priority.

What we’re doing to keep you safe:

  • Offering curbside pickup.
  • Maintaining 6 feet of distance between each other.
  • Wearing face coverings while inside the library.
  • Following cleaning and disinfecting protocols.

What we’re asking you to do:

  • Do not enter the library if you currently have or recently had a fever, cough, shortness or breath, or are feeling unwell.
  • Keep your hands clean. Hand sanitizer will be provided. All patrons will be required to use sanitizer upon entering.
  • Maintain at least 6 feet of distance from others.
  • Masks are required and will be provided for those individuals who do not have one. Gloves are also available. 
  • Follow all directional signs.

LIMITED COMPUTER USE:

Computers have been spaced 6 feet apart and will be disinfected between each use. Computer sessions will be limited to 30 minutes. 

RETURNING ITEMS AND DUE DATES:

Our book drops are open for you to return your checked out library items.

  • Due dates have been extended.
  • Returned items will be quarantined for 4 days before getting checked in.

PLACING ITEMS ON HOLD FOR PICK-UP:

Please phone the library at 613-382-2436 or e-mail gplp@bellnet.ca to request items.  Library staff will contact you to set-up a pick-up time. Need help deciding what you want? Phone or e-mail us for help.

Pickup is available
Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.