FAQ: What safety precautions are being taken during the pandemic?
During the library's limited reopening, the following safety precautions are in effect to protect the public and library staff:
- All MCPL locations are open by appointment only for a limited number of patrons:
- MCPL Wausau are open for computer lab use only.
- MCPL branches are open for computer lab use and limited browsing of the collections.
Library staff wear protective face masks.
Library staff sanitize computers, doors, bathrooms and other touch points between uses and periodically throughout the day.
Patrons must wear face masks and follow social distancing practices. Patrons should bring their own masks.
All returned library items are quarantined for 24 hours as of 3/21/21 (per revised library system guidance).
Hand sanitizing stations are set up at the entrances to all MCPL locations.
The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has prompted changes to the library's day-to-day operations — all of which were implemented to maintain the health and safety of patrons and library staff — while continuing to provide quality library services. ... (read more)