Edinburg Public Library to reopen

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Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library (Source: Library Press Release)

EDINBURG, Texas (KVEO) — The Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library in Edinburg announced it will be reopening on May 18.

According to a release, the library will be opening by implementing various changes to their hours and services.

The library will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday. The release states they will only be allowing 10 individuals inside at a time and that families larger than two people will not be allowed to enter.

Also, visitors and staff will be required to use a face mask when inside the library.

According to the release, hand sanitizer will be provided at various points inside the building and areas will be sanitized twice a day and public keyboards after every use.

Library materials will be inaccessible to patrons visiting the library. Patrons may borrow materials by reserving them by phone or using the online catalog. Library staff will call patrons when materials are available for pick up through contactless curbside service. Not all materials will be available due to construction and the library’s “quarantine” process. All materials must be returned using the book drop near the front entrance. Returned materials will be quarantined for 72 hours before library staff sanitizes and returns them to their shelf.

The release adds that computers will not be available for leisure use and that no time extension will be given. It also mentions that children’s computers will not be available.

The following services will not be available at the library temporarily: meeting room, study rooms, tech room, children’s activity room, courtesy phone, typewriter, scanning, faxing, and public and reference copiers, public water fountains.

For more information, contact the library at (956) 383-6246.  

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