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What safety precautions are being taken during the pandemic?

FAQ: What safety precautions are being taken during the pandemic?


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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)