Fredericton Public Library Reopens

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After a two month closure due to COVID-19, Fredericton libraries are back in operation with a few new rules and guidelines.

On March 16, libraries across the province closed their doors in an effort to flatten the COVID-19 curve. Ten weeks later, library doors across the province are beginning to open once again.

The Fredericton Public Library reopened this week with a number of new cautionary measures in place with respect to social distancing guidelines and the well-being of all visitors.

Things to Know:

  • Maximum Capacity: There is a limit on the number of visitors allowed in the building
  • Face Masks: The wearing of face masks is not mandatory, but encouraged.
  • Social Distancing: All visitors are encouraged to respect the space of others by maintaining two-meters of distance.
  • Quarantine: All returned items will be subject to a 72 hour quarantine period.
  • Reduced Visit Time: Visitor are encouraged to limit their time at the library to 10-15 minutes.
  • Computer Use: The public access computers will not be available for use until further notice.
  • Discard Pile: Any books handled by visitors should be placed in a designated area for quarantine.
  • Object Lending: Musical instruments and kits will not be available for use until further notice.

The library will be operating on reduced hours until further notice.

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Wednesday | 2 -7 p.m.
Thursday | 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday | 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday | 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday | Closed

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