STRABANE Library will reopen its doors today (Tuesday, August 4).
Customers will be able to browse for books and have limited access to IT facilities.
In order to maintain social distancing, there will be controls on the number of people allowed in the library at any one time and customers may be asked to limit themselves to 30 minutes browsing and/or 30 minutes’ computer use initially. Toilet facilities will remain closed and printing or photocopying will also be unavailable. As public health guidance changes, this preliminary service offering will be reviewed.
Staff will be equipped with relevant PPE, screens will be installed at customer desks, hand sanitiser will be available for all customers entering the library and a high level of cleaning will take place throughout each of the libraries. Returned books will also be stored for a period in each library before being returned to the shelves.
Due to the ongoing coronavirus restrictions Strabane Library will be operating on reduced hours for a period of time. It will open Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9.30am-5pm, extended opening on Thursdays from 9.30am-7pm, and will remain closed on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.