Covid 19 Health Concerns in the Library

Published: July 06, 2020
Last Updated: July 06, 2020


  •  All children under 12 yrs of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  •  Upon entering the library, please present your library card.  Please have it ready before you enter.
  •  If you do not have a library card and wish to obtain one, call us at 780-674-8519.  We will prepare one for you to pick up.
  •  If you are returning books, the Book Return slot is outside, to the left of the doors.

By entering the library you are stating that:

You are physically well and have NONE of the following symptoms described by Alberta Health as possible indicators of COVID 19:

     Fever          Chills          Cough         Shortness of Breath     Difficulty Breathing     Sore throat      Runny nose/ Nasal  congestion      

     Generally feeling unwell.                   

You and no one in your household has returned from travel outside of Canada in the past 14 days.

You and no one in your household has had close contact with someone currently ill with cough or fever or is currently being investigated or been confirmed as     having Covid-19.

You are willing to put a mask on when asked to.

We encourage all our visitors to use a mask or face shield.  This is for your protection and ours.

We require all visitors to wash or sanitize hands when entering and exiting the building.

We require all visitors maintain a 2 metre distance from other visitors and from staff when possible.

We ask you to limit your stay to 30 minutes.

We require everyone in your party (a couple, parents with children) to stay together as you move through the Library.

We require you follow all directions posted throughout the Library.

We ask you to limit unnecessary touching of books, shelves, and other surfaces.

NOTE: Seating is limited and not encouraged.

NOTE: games, toys, computers, and electronics are not available at this time. 

All these measures are being taken to prevent an infection of COVID-19 here in the library; help us all stay healthy by following these rules.

We hope you enjoy your visit with us today!

Barrhead Library Board and Staff