Preble County District Library COVID-19 Guidelines
On Wednesday, July 1, all Preble County District Library branches welcomed clients back to the building! The Library will look and function a bit differently than before.
To like many other places help ensure the safety of the staff and our patrons, we have modified areas that are public changed particular procedures to adhere to state and federal recommendations for reopening.
Book falls are now actually available 24/7 at the time of Oct. hours that are 21.
Temporary branches, curbside services, & reduced building capacities:
Camden Branch: 10 patrons at a time on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from 12-8 p.m., Tuesday from 2-8 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 937-452-3142.
Eaton Branch: 10 patrons at a time on through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 937-456-4331.
Eldorado monday Branch: Five clients at any given time on and Thursday from 12-6 p.m., Saturday from 1-4 p.m. 937-273-4933.
New tuesday Paris Branch: Five patrons at a time on through Wednesday from 2-8 p.m., Friday from 12-4 p.m. 937-437-7242.
West monday Alexandria Branch: Five clients at any given time on through Wednesday from 12-7 p.m., Friday from 12-4 p.m. 937-533-4095.
West monday Elkton Branch: Three patrons at a time on Wednesday and Thursday from 1-6 p.m.937-787-4873.
West monday Manchester Branch: Two clients at any given time on and Wednesday from 12-6 p.m., Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 937-678-8503.
Preble monday County Room: Two patrons at a time (call ahead for reservations) on through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 937-456-4970.
Important monday records in regards to the library’s reopening:
The very first hour of each and every time will likely to be reserved for seniors and people who’re specially susceptible to COVID-19.
Children many years 15 and under should always be followed by a grownup guardian whilst in the Library.
Building capabilities have now been lowered to make sure distancing that is social be maintained.
Returned items will be quarantined for at least 72 hours. This means after you return them that they will still show on your account for 3-4 days. No fines that are late accrue.
Each patron will be limited to 30 minutes per on the computer day. Just one individual shall be allowed at the computer at a time. No headphones will be available at the computers. If you need audio, please bring your headphones that are own
If you need private computer assistance, you will end up needed to wear a mask.
There will likely be no programs that are in-building at this time. We encourage you to connect with us on Facebook where programming that is recorded being offered.
Seating are going to be restricted, and we’ll be discouraging reading that is leisure studying at this time.
Table Space shall be restricted.
All collection toys, games, puppets, and stuffed pets have now been lovingly kept for future use.
Meeting spaces will never be available.
All formerly planned conferences have now been canceled.
The Preble County place asks that clients make a consultation to go to their location. Walk-ins are welcome, but choice will likely to be directed at appointments manufactured in advance.
For the convenience and security of staff and clients, we’ve place the safety that is following in place:
All items must be returned to the outdoor book drops only.
All returned items are quarantined for at least 6 days.
Library Staff shall wear face coverings while working.
Library staff will wear gloves whenever materials that are handling
Library staff will have training in new protocols before the reopens that are library
Library Staff shall participate in daily health assessments.
Library staff will practice hand that is regular.
Plexiglas Shields will be put in place at all ongoing service desks.
Social distancing measures have been put in place.
A cleaning/sanitizing schedule has been put in place for open hours.
Furniture Has been removed or moved to permit for social distancing.
What we ask of these getting into the Library:
Respect social distancing recommendations by keeping a 6-foot room between your self as well as other clients and staff.
All clients have to wear a mask per the governor’s many order that is recent effective July 23. Should a patron claim a disability that is medical precludes the application of a mask, that patron will likely to be provided reasonable utilization of collection facilities upon presentment of written evidence from the best medical provider that the patron will or may suffer wellness effects if needed to wear a face addressing for just about any time period. If you don’t have a mask, one may be supplied to you.
Use the hand sanitizer given by the collection before and after any blood supply deals.
Please remain house if you should be maybe not experiencing well or have signs connected with COVID-19.
Curb-side pick-up and programming that is online continue. Please call your branch or visit our website to request items for no-contact pick-up.[Virtual]
Jan. 2021 Adult Grab & Go Craft: Mini Snow Globe – ALL Branches
Make your custom that is own snow with only a couple of components! Kits will likely be available Jan that is starting. Drop in to your local branch or call ahead to reserve one!
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library – Available in Preble County
United Way of the Greater Dayton Area, Preble County District Library, and the Dayton Foundation have partnered with the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library to bring the Dolly Parton Imagination Library to Preble County. Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails free, high-quality books to children from birth until they begin school, no matter their family’s income. It is available in Preble County, and you can sign your child up for FREE here: https://ohioimaginationlibrary.org/enroll
Eaton Branch Events
Eaton Branch Adult Winter Reading Bingo
We at the Eaton Branch will be trying a little something new this adult winter reading bingo year! Bingo operates Jan. 4 to Feb. 26. Very first finished bingo sheet earns you a cup of hot chocolate and a snack. Complete more sheets to make prize that is grand! Visit https.org/events/eaton-bingo that is://preblelibrary to find out more, to register, and install the game sheets.
Eldorado Branch occasions
A timid flower fairy has arrived down to express hello! She believes might may be the time that is perfect a makeover. Give her some share and color it because of the collection on social networking! Remember to utilize tag and#PCDLib us @PrebleLibrary. Download the coloring page here: https://bit.ly/05212pcdl(*)West Alexandria Branch Events(*)Holiday/Winter Grab & Go Crafts – W. Alexandria ONLY(*)Visit the West Alexandria Branch Library for a variety of fall and Thanksgiving crafts that you can complete at home. All supplies will be provided in the kits except for basics like glue, scissors, crayons, etc.(*)Some crafts may be limited quantity due to supplies we have on hand and we shall be including and changing our crafts all Mondayth. We shall have craft kits for all ages so stop in and pick up yours. You can also call (937) 533-4095 to request a kit and pick it up through curbside delivery.(*)West Alexandria Branch Winter Reading Program (All Ages)(*)Earn prizes by reading and challenges that are completing Jan. 4 to Feb. 26. You can find enjoyable tasks and grab & get crafts for young ones, teenagers, and grownups to savor. Browse https.org/events/winter-reading that is://preblelibrary to find out more.(*)
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