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Policies for Operating In Person Services at Central Library during COVID-19

The Birmingham Public Library will continue operating under the approved City of Birmingham Policies and Protocols of COVID-19. (Adopted on August 11, 2020) 

  1. Central East Building capacity is limited to 100 patrons/visitors. 
  2. Face coverings are required for entry.
  3. Visitors are encouraged to limit visits to 1 hour.
  4. Public computers will be available for 1 hour with no extensions.
  5. Visitors are encouraged to practice social distancing by maintaining a 6-ft. space between individuals.
  6. No luggage or over-sized bags will be allowed. This includes large plastic bags, duffle bags, bed rolls, etc.
  7. Water fountains are not available for use.
  8. No food or beverages are allowed with the exception of individual size bottled water.
  9. No seating will be available except for public computer work stations. No sitting on the floor, tables, stairs, stage, or window ledges.
  10. Meeting rooms are not available for public use.
  11. The library will continue following the City of Birmingham Curfew Law. Any youth under the age of 17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian if the Birmingham City Schools are in session (in-person or virtual).
  12. The library recommends that all children visit the library with their parent or guardian. Children under the age of 10 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


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