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What’s Happening in the Library

State Requirements

  • Educators will be trained on how to implement strategies to identify and mitigate risk in the
    classroom.
  • The District will develop protocols for implementing an increased cleaning and hygiene regimen.
  • Faculty and staff will wear face coverings.
  • Hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, soap and water, or similar disinfectant will be readily available to staff/students/visitors in controlled environments to ensure safe use.

Plan

  • Students will be required to wear a face covering in the media center. Exceptions are outlined in the appendix.
  • Library staff will instruct students in increased hygiene protocol such as washing hands before handling books.
  • Library staff will consider the layout of furniture to maximize social distancing.
  • Mobile plexiglass partitions will be utilized as needed.
  • Increased time between class visits will allow for cleaning and disinfecting of library surfaces.
  • Signage and floor markings will be posted to encourage social distancing in the library.
  • Books will be “quarantined” for 72 hours after check-in before being processed by library staff
  • Library staff feeling ill will stay home.
  • The library will be managed with health and safety principles in place when students visit the library before/after school or during free time.

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