Updated Info

Colwich Community Library

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Action Plan **UPDATED**

Effective 5/4/2020 **Updated**

316-796-1521

library@colwich.kscoxmail.com

 

ALL ITEMS CURRENTLY CHECKED OUT WILL NEED TO BE RETURNED BY MAY 11th. ALL FEES WILL BE WAIVED ON OR

 BEFORE THIS DATE. DUE DATES AND FINES ASSESSED WILL RESUME MAY 12th.

 

The Colwich Community Library will be taking extra steps to protect our patrons while still meeting some of the needs we usually provide. The following steps are meant to provide for the community as well as do our due diligence to help keep this virus from spreading.

We will be implementing what we are calling a “Soft Open.” This means the library will be staffed the regular hours but the door will be locked. Patrons are asked to call 316-796-1521 and speak to an employee about what you are looking for. If we have the item(s) available, we will gather them and check them out and call you to pick them up. Once you arrive, you will call again and we will set them outside on a table for a no contact approach. If items are unavailable, we will place a hold or try to order them as usual. Please wait for staff to call you when your order is ready. It may take up to 24 hours to gather your order due to potential demand and a learning curve for staff.

Items available for check out will include books, magazines, audio books and movies (many of which are new releases). Due to demand on movies and books we will continue with the normal restrictions including due dates, renewals and fines. The drop box will remain available for these items and every item checked in will continue to go through a minimum 72-hour quarantine process before being put back into circulation. If you are returning books during operating hours please leave them in a bag outside the door.

We ask that any patron that is not feeling well in any way to please refrain from coming to the library. If this is the case or you are an elderly patron that should be avoiding public spaces, delivery services will be offered within the City of Colwich and Union Township. In these circumstances, we can leave items in a bag on the porch of current patrons. To receive this service, call the library and arrangements will be made.

These current circumstances require unusual solutions and patience from all involved. We appreciate any help you can give during this time.

Things will be evolving constantly. Please be patient with us through these crazy times and know we are doing all we can to provide these services to our patrons in the safest way possible. Thank you!

Colwich Community Library

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Action Plan **UPDATED**

Effective 5/4/2020 **Updated**

316-796-1521

library@colwich.kscoxmail.com

Simplified Steps:

Check-outs

  1. Call 316-796-1521 and place an order
  2. Allow up to 24 hours for employees to complete your order and call you back
  3. Set a time to pick up the order
  4. When you arrive we will have placed your bag with your order on a table, weather permitting

 

Check-ins

  1. If closed, please use the drop box
  2. If open, please leave returned books on the specified table on porch, weather permitting

 

Colwich Community Library

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Action Plan **UPDATED**

Effective 5/4/2020 **Updated**

316-796-1521

library@colwich.kscoxmail.com

Simplified Steps:

Check-outs

  1. Call 316-796-1521 and place an order
  2. Allow up to 24 hours for employees to complete your order and call you back
  3. Set a time to pick up the order
  4. When you arrive we will have placed your bag with your order on a table, weather permitting

 

Check-ins

  1. If closed, please use the drop box
  2. If open, please leave returned books on the specified table on porch, weather permitting

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