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Rhinelander District Library reopens TuesdaySubmitted: 06/29/2020
Rhinelander District Library reopens Tuesday
Maya Reese
Maya Reese
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mreese@wjfw.com

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The Rhinelander District Library will officially reopen Tuesday, June 30th, with limited hours for the public.


The building will be open Tuesday 9am-6pm, Wednesday 9am-1pm, and Thursday 12pm-6pm. A limited number of patrons will be welcomed into the building for 30 minute periods to browse the selection and/or use the computers. 

The Children's Department will be open, however no one under the age of 16 will be allowed inside at this time. 

The Stevens Street entrance will be closed. Visitors are asked to use the parking lot entrances and follow the traffic pattern indicated in the building. 

Seating is limited and the meeting room is not available at this time. Staff will be wearing masks/face coverings for protection. Representatives from the library strongly encourage masks/face coverings to be worn by all visitors to the building. In person or shelf assistance will require a mask.

Curbside pickup will continue for the foreseeable future as the safest way to access the collection. Curbside pickup will be available Wednesday 12pm-6pm, Thursday 8:30am-1pm, and Friday 8:30-5pm. Checked-out items should be returned to the outside b oof drops. No returns will be accepted inside the building at this time. Exceptions are made for WiFi hotspots and items marked "fragile/return inside."

Returned items will be quarantined for 72 hours, per the CDC guidelines and will be backdated to the date of return. Book-drop is open Monday through Friday from 8:30am until 5pm.


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