Library Services and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Library Services and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 Browsing appointments available as of October 5, 2020

  • Library users may now make appointments to browse the library’s shelves and select materials.
  • Only one person or family group will have access to the collection at one time.
  • Appointments may be requested by phone (336-449-6455), by email (mail@giblib.org) or in person during normal library hours.
  • All visitors are expected to observe three W‘s : Wear a mask, Wait 6 feet apart, and Wash hands frequently. Sanitizer stations available.
  • Browsers may place items that they have handled, but do not wish to check out, in the provided bins so that staff can clean them before re-shelving.
  • If you or anyone in your household has recently been ill, we ask that you do not visit the library at this time.
  • Services available as of October 5:  Public computer stations, WiFi, print, copy and scan service, in-person browsing, requests and checkout, book drop, reference services, curbside pickup, books by mail, grab & go activity kits.
  • Services unavailable at  this time: Meeting room use/reservations, Library of Things borrowing, games, toys.

Library reopens with limited services on June 15, 2020

  • Library hours will return to normal: 9-7 Mon-Thurs, 9-5 Fri, and 9-3 Saturday.
  • Visitor expected to observe three W‘s : Wear a mask, Wait 6 feet apart, and Wash hands frequently.
  • If you or anyone in your household has recently been ill, we ask that you do not visit the library at this time.
  • Services available as of June 15:  Public computer stations, WiFi, print, copy and scan service, summer reading registration, in-person requests and checkout, book drop, reference services, curbside pickup, books by mail.
  • Services unavailable at  this time: Shelf-browsing (staff access only), inside returns (all returns in outdoor book drop), Library of Things borrowing, games, toys, meeting room use, physical donations.

As of May 18, the library is offering curbside pickup service.

  • As of March 25, 2020 All Town of Gibsonville municipal offices/buildings, including the Library, are suspending walk-in services for the indefinite future due to the COVD-19 pandemic and the need for social distancing to mitigate the virus from spreading. Read more at gibsonville.net “Announcements.”
  • All due dates have been extended to June 22, 2020. This applies to all items currently checked out.  If it is determined that the library will remain closed beyond this date, due dates will be extended to accommodate.
  • Requests placed for physical items will NOT be filled until after April 1, 2020.
    • All items may still be returned in the exterior book drop while the library is closed, with exceptions only for technology materials like laptops and hotspots.
    • Ebooks, audiobooks, music, movies, research materials and more are available online 24/7.
Address

Gibsonville Public Library
506 Church Street
Gibsonville, NC 27249
Map

Hours

Monday-Thursday:
9:00AM–7:00PM
Friday:  9:00AM–5:00PM
Saturday:  9:00AM–3:00PM

Contact

Phone: 336-449-6455
gibsonville.library@gmail.com
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