Re-opening

Welcoming Our Patrons Back!

Hours:
Day - Monday to Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Evening - Wednesday until 8:00 p.m.

Washrooms | Returns/Donations | Circulation | Computers/Printing | Programs/Other

IPL Entrance

NOTE: Washrooms in the Library Learning Center are CLOSED to the public. 

Returns & Donations

  • Return items through the exterior book drop only (INTERIOR BOOK DROP CLOSED).
  • Return items that cannot go through the exterior book drop in the grey bin at the circulation desk.
  • Returned items will show on your account for up to four days, due to quarantine procedures.
  • If fines are incurred during this time period, they will be waived on processing.
  • Book donations are NOT ACCEPTED at this time, as we are using donation shelves for quarantine.
Safety: Exterior book drop is cleaned/disinfected on an ongoing basis and returned items are quarantined for 72 hours minimum.

Circulation
  • Patrons comfortable entering public spaces may pick up items at our circulation desk.
  • Patrons not comfortable entering public spaces can still request curbside pickup of items.
  • A newer selection of items will be placed at the circulation counter for “grab and go” service.
  • Stacks (bookshelf areas) are open, so please read and follow posted instructions.
Safety: Read all safety/instructional signage and follow floor markings. Do not enter the IPL if you are experiencing any COVID19 symptoms. Hand sanitizer is available at various points in the library. 2m social distancing between patrons is required as well as only one person per bookshelf aisle. Glass barriers are in place at circulation desk. All high touch surfaces throughout open areas of the IPL are cleaned and disinfected daily.

  • Only six computers will be available for public use.
  • Time will be limited (or by approval for job/legal/school).
  • Patrons must be signed in/assigned a computer by staff and signed out by staff.
  • Personal computer stations are also available.
  • Printing and photocopying requires staff assistance as there is currently no public access to copier.
Safety: Computers have been placed 2m apart for social distancing (only six available). The IPL strongly recommends that user provided personal masks be worn and a closed touchless bin is provided for disposal. Computer surfaces (keyboard, mouse, counter and chair) are cleaned and disinfected after each use. Staff assistance will only be provided if 2m distance maintained or if both parties are properly wearing masks.

Programs/Other Services
  • Virtual programming/challenges will continue via Facebook and Instagram (innisfailpubliclibrary).
  • In person/outdoor programming MAY take place for groups that can properly practice social distancing.
Safety: Hand sanitizer is available, and 2m social distancing is required. Items/equipment used for programs are not shared. Items/equipment are cleaned and disinfected after use. Masks will be worn by staff if 2m distance cannot be maintained. Gloves will be worn by staff if touching surfaces that others are touching. 

Exams – Booked by appointment.
Other Areas/Services – Closed until further notice.