Manchester Library Reopens With New Rules

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MANCHESTER, CT — The Mary Cheney Library reopened Monday with a whole new set of rules related to the coronavirus pandemic.

The library is featuring "grab and go services."

Here are the guidelines:

  • Masks need to be worn by anyone seeking service from either building.

  • All books and items returned are quarantined for 72 hours before being available for the next reader.

  • Door knobs, desk surfaces, etc. are being cleaned multiple times daily.

  • Any patron "feeling ill" with virus symptoms of Covid-19, please do not enter.

  • No chairs will be available to sit and read or for sitting at internet computers.

  • No group programs for children, teens, or adults will take place this summer and no group rentals of the Whiton auditorium will be allowed.

  • Staffers will prevent overcrowding in any particular section.

  • Plexiglass shields are in place on public service desks. Stanchions are set up to guide the flow of

  • borrowers along the checkout desk.

  • Public restrooms will be closed.

This article originally appeared on the Manchester Patch

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