Reopening of the library

February 8, 2021

Starting Tuesday, February 9, we will be happy to welcome you inside the library and allow you to have access to the shelves and choose your books by yourself, while respecting the sanitary measures in effect.

 

Schedule

Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Saturdays, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Allowed capacity in the library

The library can welcome a maximum of 20 people at a time (excluding employees and volunteers).

Return of documents

Documents should continue to be returned through the outside drop box, except for material too large to be deposited (backpack, snowshoes, etc.).

Contactless loan service

If the contactless loan suits you better, you can request it. Click here to access the procedure to follow.

Newspapers and magazines

They cannot be consulted on site but can be borrowed.

Workspaces

Some workspaces will be available. Wearing a mask is always mandatory.

Gatineau Park cross-country ski pass

You can make a reservation online. Please note that it is not possible to make a reservation for a specific date due to the quarantine of documents.

Snowshoes

Available for loan.

Museum passes

Some passes can be reserved by calling 819-827-4019. Please note that it is impossible to reserve a specific date due to the quarantine of documents.

 

Unavailable for the moment

  • Access to computers and photocopier;
  • Animation activities. Only virtual book club meetings continue, thanks to the volunteers in charge;

 

Sanitary measures in place

  • Respect at all times of physical distance of two meter;
  • Plexiglas as a protective barrier;
  • Returned documents and materials are quarantined for 24 hours;
  • Regular hand washing for everyone;
  • Mask wearing or face covering is mandatory for people aged 10 and over in public places;
  • Cleaning of tables and chairs used by the public every 4 hours.

To adjust to the situation, some changes may be made.

 

For more information, contact the library by phone at 819 827-4019 or by email at bibliothèque@chelsea.ca.

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