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Reopening Tuesday, September 15th

Reopening Hours

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 11am – 4pm

Saturday 10am – 1pm

These hours are subject to change without notice.

Your Library experience will be different than pre-pandemic, now face coverings and social distancing are required at all times, no more than 10 patrons will be allowed in the building at one time for a limit of 30 minutes to browse the first floor only, pick up items, fax, make copies and use the computers. Public meeting rooms are not available and Library seating has been removed except at the public computers. These changes to our community gathering place we hope won’t last long and we can return to those days of reading the paper and chatting with friends.

We are grateful for your patience as we dealt with delays in construction and figured out ways to be a library while protecting the health of staff, the building and you.

Curbside will continue to be offered and a Grab and Go service from the vestibule will be added. Staff will continue to call when your items are ready for pickup, just let us know your preference to pick up items through curbside, grab and go or at the desk.

Public Computers

We will be using a reservation system for the computers. You can go online here https://communitylibrary.mvls.info/cgi-bin/reserve.cgi to reserve one of four computers available or request staff to place your reservation. Only one person will be allowed at a computer. You will have 30 minutes.

Our Reopening Safety Plan Any contractor, vendor, visitor and staff must complete the Questionnaire below upon entering the building. Face coverings and six foot social distancing is REQUIRED

The Community Library is suspending fines on all Library resources until further notice.

STAFF SCHEDULE

Tuesday and Thursday: 9 am-7 pm; Friday: 9am – 6pm & Saturday 9 am-2 pm

Friends Annual Book Sale & Be Safe Basket Raffle

Take as many books as you want for any donation amount.

Saturday, September 26th – 9 to 12:30

Library parking lot, 110 Union St., Cobleskill

*$10 can get you a Friends of the Library tote bag and all the books you can fit into it.

*You can purchase raffle tickets for one basket to be raffled that day. The theme is “Be Safe” and it will contain Co-Vid 19 related safety products plus two books.

*There will also be a table of Christmas ornaments that were generously donated by one of our members.

Be Safe Raffle Basket – $1 a ticket

Basket Contents:
Digital thermometer, Paper towels, 3 fabric masks – one for child and one for teen, 5 paper masks, Disposable gloves, Disinfectant wipes, Hand sanitizer – 1 large and 2 small, Hand soap with fragrance, Disinfectant hand soap, Books: “Covid 19” by Debora Mackenzi and “A Little Sprout Stays Home” by Diane Alber
And for fun – a bag of individually wrapped Hershey candy!

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resources

World Health Organization: https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

New York State Department of Health: https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/coronavirus/

Schoharie County Health Department: https://www4.schohariecounty-ny.gov/departments/public-health/

Announcements and directives from Governor Cuomo’s office specific to New York: https://www.governor.ny.gov/news