New procedures accommodate one family group at a time with a maximum total capacity of seven persons including staff. Browsing time is limited to 15 minutes to accommodate all visitors.
On site hand washing or use of sanitizer AND masks will be required for the safety of the community. Our staff has taken the required VOSHA training and will not work at the library if they have any signs of illness.
The full library policy for this access follows and the rules are posted at the library. Please read it and obey the rules to make this work for everyone.
Policy for Library Use with Capacity and Time Limits 11-20 https://starksborolibrary.files.wordpress.com/2020/12/covid-library-updated-policy-11-23-20.pdf
Please stay in touch with us on social media: you can “friend” us at “Starksboro Reader” on Facebook and look for us on Instagram where we post photos of new books and other news. If you have questions about ebooks, income tax forms, or other library services please email email@example.com or call us at 802-453-3732.
Resources for staying in and staying safe
To file for unemployment by phone or online https://labor.vermont.gov/covid19/employees
Centers for Disease Control: information and facts https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
Free graphic novels on line for the kids as well as cartooning activities https://www.toon-books.com/
Project Gutenberg. Free ebooks. No membership. No card needed, http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/scores/top
Books to love during a pandemic by NPR. https://www.vpr.org/post/books-love-time-coronavirus#stream/0
Staying grounded. https://time.com/5125894/is-reading-news-bad-for-you/
Map of public Wi-Fi in VT available outside from your car. (South Starksboro coming soon!)
Multiple Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have made updates to their low-cost internet service programs to ensure individuals and families stay connected to the internet during this challenging time. https://www.everyoneon.org/find-offers