continue to offer limited services under current government
guidelines (page 19) to help support our communities. We are committed to
the wellbeing of staff and customers and have done everything possible to
ensure we deliver these services safely.
- It is recognised by the government that not
everyone has PC access at home. Therefore, under national lockdown guidelines PC’s
are available for essential access to public services only such as benefit
claims and job applications. To enable us to manage capacity in our buildings
and allow cleaning time, sessions must be booked in advance via Ask Inspire.
- It is
also recognised that access to reading is vital to support the health and
wellbeing of communities, and we can provide Click & Collect within
government guidelines. To ensure the
safety of staff and customers, you will not need to enter the library building
or mobile to take advantage of this service. Books will be given to you outside
at the time arranged, observing distancing and other government guidelines.
Home Delivery volunteers will also operate within strict guidelines for their
safety and that of customers.
all our customers to also follow government guidelines;
- Please do not visit us if you have coronavirus
- Stay 2 metres apart from anyone not in your
household or bubble. Our staff are trained, and our spaces are organised to
help you with this.
- Please use the hand sanitiser available.
- Wearing a face covering in our libraries is
mandatory. Please wear one when you visit us, and throughout your visit,
including when seated at a computer. We are following Government guidance on
the wearing of face coverings and so visors are not acceptable (unless you are
exempt from the requirements). Click here to view the Government definition of acceptable face
recently been updated, as we will ask for your contact details. They will be
shared with the NHS Test and Trace system if we receive a request from
them. If you have the NHS Covid-19 app,
a QR code poster is available to scan in each library if you visit us to access
you for your patience and support.