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Sheppard Memorial Library: SML Covid-19 Guidelines


Sheppard Memorial Library Phase 3 Reopening Information

The library will move into our SML Reopening Phase 3 on Saturday, October 3Phase 3 will allow limited public access into library facilities,
for limited activities, as follows:  

-Masks are required for service

-The new phase will add Saturday hours as follows: 8am-12pm at the main library and 1pm-5pm at the Winterville Library

-Dropping off, searching for and checking out materials/Grab and Go 

-All branches open 9am - 5pm Monday – Friday, except Bethel (Open Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:30 - 4pm and Curbside Only Wednesdays 1:30 - 4pm)

-Limit of 20 patrons at one time at the Main Library, 5 patrons in the Children's Library (or one family of 5+), and 8 patrons at a Branch Library

-Children must be accompanied by an adult

-Limited computer access at Carver Branch Library (30 minutes per day)

-No meeting room use

-Returned items will be quarantined and remain on your account for up to 7 days

-Virtual programming will continue, and curbside service will continue at Carver, East, Winterville, and Bethel, but curbside service at the Main Library will be suspended at the start of SML Phase 2. We plan to expand and provide more services going forward, as COVID-19 conditions permit, so please stay tuned!