Open With Limited Hours

We’re pleased to announce that the library building is now open with limited hours.

Monday, Wednesday and Friday we will be open for in-person browsing from 2 pm to 5 pm, or, if you prefer, curbside pickup remains an option from 2 pm to 6 pm.

On Tuesday and Thursday there will be curbside pickup only from 11 am to 2 pm.

On Saturdays we will be open for in-person browsing from 11 am to 2 pm (curbside available from 11 am  to 2 pm)

After-hours pickup can be arranged by calling the library at 518-851-7120 or emailing us at info@claveracklibrary.org

Health and Safety Precautions

The well-being of our community and staff is always our top priority.

What we’re doing to keep you safe:

• Limiting the number of people in the library

• Maintaining 6 feet of distance between each other

• Wearing face coverings while inside the library

• Following cleaning and disinfecting protocols put out by the CDC

• The library HVAC system brings in outside air and we use MERV-13 filters

• Offering curbside holds pickup

What we’re asking you to do:

• Not enter the library if you currently have or have recently had a fever, cough, shortness of breath, or are feeling unwell

• Keep your hands clean. Hand sanitizer will be provided and must be used  in order to browse and handle materials in the library

• Maintain at least 6 feet of distance from others

• Wear a face covering that covers both your nose and mouth while inside the library

• Please be patient as we settle into this new way of bringing you library services

Limited Computer Use

Computers have been spaced 6 feet apart and will be disinfected between each use. Please visit the front desk to reserve a computer. Computer sessions will be limited to 30 minutes.

Two laptop stations are available and time should be limited to 30 minutes. 

 

RETURNING ITEMS AND DUE DATES

Our book drops are now open for return  of your checked-out library materials.

• Returned items will be quarantined for 3 days before being checked in.

• We will back date your item from the day it is collected from the return bin. You may receive a notice if it’s close to your due date.

PLACING ITEMS ON HOLD FOR PICKUP

Place items on hold and pick them up. We’ll notify you when they are ready.

Pickup is available:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2-6 pm

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 11-2 pm

What you need to know:

• Place your holds through our online request form, by phone at 518-851-7120 or email us at info@claveracklibrary.org

• Need help deciding what you want? Call us.

• We will notify you when your items are ready for pick up.

Contact webchanges@midhudson.org