SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Shreve Memorial Library introduced Tuesday that after three months of closure, they’re reopening seven library branches to the general public on Monday, June eight.
Based on SML, the reopening follows Governor John Bel Edwards’ announcement of Part Two Reopening, they usually plan to reopen all branches by the top of June 2020.
“We’re excited to welcome patrons again to our libraries,” said John Tuggle, Shreve Memorial Library Govt Director.
“Due to present COVID-19 issues, there will likely be some adjustments to how our patrons entry the library and what companies will likely be provided. Nevertheless, we are going to proceed to supply the absolute best service for our patrons, whereas implementing greatest practices to keep up the well being, security, and well-being of each our patrons and our employees.”
Starting, Monday, June eight, the next Shreve Memorial Library branches will likely be open Monday by means of Saturday from 10:15 a.m. to six:15 p.m., with the primary hour of every Monday (10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.) reserved to be used by senior residents over the age of 60.
· Broadmoor Department, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport
· Cedar Grove-Line Avenue Department, 8303 Line Avenue, Shreveport
· Hamilton/South Caddo Department, 2111 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Shreveport
· North Caddo Department, 615 N. Pine Road, Vivian
· North Shreveport Department, 4844 North Market Road, Shreveport
· Wallette Department, 363 Hearne Avenue, Shreveport
· West Shreveport Department, 4380 Pines Highway, Shreveport
Every department will likely be open with restricted use. Branches will supply curbside supply, fast looking and checkouts, pc entry, reference and Readers’ Advisory, and printing and faxing companies. Shopping and pc use will likely be restricted to 30 minutes solely. All guests to the department should put on a face masks or face overlaying to enter the library, and patrons age 15 and youthful is not going to be permitted with out an grownup age 18 or older. The quantity of individuals allowed in every department will range primarily based on occupancy limits and social distancing pointers. Assembly and classrooms will stay closed.
Patrons could return objects through library e-book drops or place objects in quarantine bins at every of the areas listed above. All returned objects will likely be quarantined for 4 days earlier than being checked in.
Curbside pickup service, in addition to call-in reference assist and Readers’ Advisory, will proceed on the Atkins, Belcher-Wyche, Blanchard, David Raines, Gilliam, Higginbotham-Bryson, Hollywood/Union Avenue, Hosston, Means, Mooretown, Mooringsport, and Rodessa branches. Patrons could place holds and reserve objects for pickup on-line by visiting here.
“Our employees has been working diligently to convey again library companies our patrons are accustomed to,” added Tuggle.
“We’ll proceed to comply with suggestions of presidency and well being officers to supply wanted companies as safely as attainable. We respect the general public’s endurance and understanding.”
For extra info and extra updates, please go to www.shreve-lib.org.