COVID-19 Statement


THE LIBRARY IS AWAITING A DIRECTIVE FROM COLUMBUS AS TO A RE-OPENING DATE.

THE LIBRARY WILL CLOSE AT 5PM ON MONDAY 3/16 AND REMAIN CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. No fines will accrue during this time.  All items on currently on hold will remain on hold until the library reopens. 

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The library is cancelling all in-person events and meeting room usage beginning Monday March 16, 2020 until a directive is received stating it is safe to resume these services.

Social distancing measures will begin at the library on Monday March 16. These measures will include practices such as maintain physical distance from others and limiting the availability of library computers.

Book donations are not being accepted at this time.

TAKING A PROACTIVE APPROACH:

We are currently addressing concerns over COVID – 19 in our public spaces by:

Implementing elevated cleaning and sanitizing measures in the building.

Making hand gel sanitizers available for library users.

Providing reminders for staff and customers about proper hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette.

Continuing to encourage staff to stay home if they are ill or have a fever.

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THE MASON PUBLIC LIBRARY is closely monitoring information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19).The health and safety of our customers and staff is a top priority.

We’re working with local health officials and following directions from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). Right now, we are taking additional steps beyond regular practices and cleaning and sanitizing all libraries as much as possible. We’re also making hand gel sanitizers available for library users.

Everyone has a role to play in reducing the spread of COVID-19 and staying healthy. Please stay home
and do not visit the library if you are exhibiting signs of the flu or if you are not feeling well. We invite you to explore everything we have to offer on our website. You can download eBooks and audiobooks on Overdrive, stream movies and checkout eBooks and audiobooks on Hoopla. If you have questions, please call the library at 513-398-2711To stay healthy, the CDC and other health
agencies recommend:

1. Washing your hands frequently. Wash your hands for 20 seconds or more with soapy water. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
2. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
3. Avoid contact with people who are sick.
4. Stay home and away from others if you are sick.
5. Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces frequently.
6. Cover your mouth/nose with a tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing.

Trusted Information Sources
Sharing accurate information from trusted sources is critical to reduce misinformation. Find reliable and current information about the outbreak from local and national agencies below.

The Ohio Department of Health maintains a website with the up-to-date information on the
outbreak, current risk to the public, and links to helpful resources.

https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/Novel-Coronavirus
ODH has also set up a call center to address questions regarding COVID-19. It is open seven
days a week from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and can be reached at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634).
Centers for Disease Control

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has set up a website with a range of information
about the current risk to the public, symptoms to watch for, prevention, testing, and advice for
schools, communities and businesses.
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

The situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is evolving daily. We will keep you informed of any
changes to our scheduled events.

For the latest information, please check our website at www.masonpl.org[









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200 Reading Road Mason, OH 45040
513-398-2711

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