All library locations are open for essential services, Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Essential services are limited to returns, grab-and-go service, and computer access limited to two 1-hour sessions per customer per day. Seating areas, charging stations and meeting rooms are not accessible.
The Melrose Center is open for Melrose members to use editing bays and editing workstation computers. Each of the Center’s two editing bays are available once per day for a maximum of three hours, with sessions available by reservation up to one week in advance. The five Mac and five Windows editing workstation computers are available for a three-hour session on a walk-in basis. The Melrose Center is open at 10 a.m. Monday through Saturday. All sessions must be concluded no later than 5:15 p.m.
For information on what steps are being taken to protect customers and staff, please visit the library's website.
Use these health databases to find articles and fact sheets about coronavirus.
(Last updated 6/11/2021)
Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases. COVID-19 is a new strain that first appeared in Wuhan, China and has since spread around the globe. Common signs of infection have appeared 2-14 days after exposure and include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. Person-to-person spread has been confirmed and is thought to occur mainly through people in close contact with one another (within about 6 ft) via respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or exhales. Currently the Florida Department of Health recommends you protect yourself and others with frequent hand washing, avoiding touching your face, wearing a mask in public, and social distancing.*
*Information on COVID-19 was obtained from the CDC, WHO, FDOH, and John Hopkins Medicine websites.
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