BELFAST — On June 1, at 11 a.m., the Belfast Free Library will open again to the public. Services and hours have been adjusted in the interest of best service and of safety for public and staff.
The library’s hours in this stage of reopening will be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Wednesday, Noon to 5:30 p.m.
The number of patrons in the library will be limited to ten people on the adult (first) floor and ten people on the children’s (second) floor. Reference, research, and technology assistance will be available by appointment on the third floor.
Time spent in the library will be limited to 30 minutes. Masks must be worn in the library for the safety of everyone. An exception is made for children under two years of age. Hand sanitizer is available for all entering the building.
Patrons are asked to observe 6-foot social distancing protocol and to refrain as much as possible from touching material not being checked out.
In this stage of reopening, public computers and seating and the meeting rooms will not be available.
Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
In cases when the recommended quarantine has not yet happened for people coming from out of Maine, curbside service is available.
Please return all books and library materials in the book drop before entering. All items will be quarantined for 7 days before checking in.
All checked out items are not due until July 10. No overdue fines will accrue during this period.
The library will continue to offer curbside pickup.
For more information please call the library at 207-338-3884 ext.10.