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Collier County Public Library Updated Changes (Coronavirus/COVID-19)

On Tuesday, May 26th Collier County’s three (3) regional libraries will REOPEN with limited hours and limited services at 25% occupancy.

The three (3) regional libraries that will reopen for walk-ins will include:

  • Headquarters – 2385 Orange Blossom Drive, Naples, FL 34109

  • Naples Regional – 650 Central Avenue, Naples, FL 34102

  • South Regional – 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway, Naples, FL 34113

The hours of operation will be: Monday through Wednesday from 10 am until 6 pm and Thursday through Saturday from 10 am until 4 pm.

The following services will be offered at these locations:

  • Curbside pick-up available Monday through Saturday, 9 am until 10 am, for our vulnerable patrons or those who would rather not come into the library at this time.

  • Physical collections will be available for browsing and check-out.

  • WiFi access, mobile printing, and copying will be available.

  • Two (2) computers with internet access will be available one hour per person daily.

  • Library staff will be accessible to provide customer service.

Collier County Public Library will continue to provide curbside pick-up at the following locations:

  • Golden Gate Branch - 2432 Lucerne Road, Naples, FL 34116

  • Immokalee Branch - 417 N. First Street, Immokalee, FL 34142

  • Marco Island Branch - 201 S. Heathwood Drive, Marco Island, FL 34145

The hours of curbside pick-up at these three (3) locations will be: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 am – 4:30 pm and Tuesday and Thursday from 11 am – 6:30 pm.

The following measures have been implemented to maintain the safety of library patrons and staff:

  • Plexiglass barriers have been installed at circulation desks.

  • Floors are marked to indicate spacing for social distancing.

  • Limited seating to promote social distancing and safe use of libraries

  • Patrons will be directed to return materials in exterior book drops prior to coming into the building.

  • All returned materials will be quarantined for three (3) days prior to being removed from patron accounts and returned to the shelves.

  • Shareable items such as magazines, newspapers, play items, gaming equipment, and puzzles have been temporarily removed.

  • Based on CDC recommendations, signage is posted throughout regarding safe practices.  Patrons are encouraged to wear face coverings.

  • Frequently touched surfaces and tables will be regularly disinfected throughout the day by staff.

  • Enhanced janitorial cleaning.

Adjustments will be made in services offered and capacity limits as warranted.  We welcome patron feedback as we begin our “soft” reopening. For more information about available Library services, call (239) 252-7311.

We will continue to communicate and update our patrons through our website Collier Library and on our Social Media sites, such as Facebook.

Updated 5/26/2020 12:09 PM
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