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NEWS

6/15/21

Please follow the link for the June Board of Trustees meeting: 


Topic: Library Board of Trustee Meeting June 2021
Time: Jun 15, 2021 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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5/24/21

The Library will be open for evening browsing and computer use on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings starting June 1, 2021. The library will close once a day at 2 p.m. for cleaning and will reopen from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Any materials for check-out can be presented to the circulation staff. Gloves are available upon request at the circulation desk. Please keep your visits to a maximum of 30 minutes, unless you are on a computer. Any patrons 15 years and younger must be accompanied throughout the library by an adult who is at least 18 years old. All other services and hours will remain the same.

**Anyone who has a fever, cough, chills or is otherwise not feeling well or who is self-quarantining should not visit the library. When entering and for your entire time inside the library, all patrons ages 2 and up, must be wearing a face covering. Face coverings that completely cover the mouth and nose are mandatory. Masks, bandanas or scarves are acceptable. Hands, shirts, or other clothing are not acceptable face coverings.**

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4/19/21

The Library will be open for evening browsing and computer use on Wednesdays starting May 5, 2021. The library will close at 5 p.m. for cleaning and will reopen from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Any materials for check-out can be presented to the circulation staff. Gloves are available upon request at the circulation desk. Please keep your visits to a maximum of 30 minutes, unless you are on a computer. Any patrons 15 years and younger must be accompanied throughout the library by an adult who is at least 18 years old. All other services and hours will remain the same.

**Anyone who has a fever, cough, chills or is otherwise not feeling well or who is self-quarantining should not visit the library. When entering and for your entire time inside the library, all patrons ages 2 and up, must be wearing a face covering. Face coverings that completely cover the mouth and nose are mandatory. Masks, bandanas or scarves are acceptable. Hands, shirts, or other clothing are not acceptable face coverings.**

 

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2/11/21

The Little Ferry Library will begin evening curbside pickup only on March 3, 2021! There will be no access to the inside of the building during these hours except for the vestibule. All other hours will remain the same.

Please refer to the following guidelines and instructions:


-Available Wednesdays from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

-Patrons can call the library (201-641-3721) and request the staff search for materials. You can also request materials online at 
BCCLS.org for materials that are in our library only. If the library has the requested material, we will take your name and library barcode number for phone requests. You will have to call again before you plan to pick it up.

-When you pick up your requested material, the library will have a cart in the vestibule with the requested material and check-out receipt. Materials will be covered with plain white paper with the patron's last name and first initial written on the spine, so patrons can identify their materials. Only ONE person at a time is allowed in the vestibule.

-RETURNS must go in the Book Return Box which is sanitized every day.

-A MASK MUST BE WORN AT TIME OF PICKUP. Please use social distancing guidelines when applicable.


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8/31/20

Due to the ongoing pandemic, the library will not be open on Saturdays until further notice.

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8/24/20

We are changing our hours of operation. Starting Monday 8/24/20, the library will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The library will be closed from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in order to sanitize. The library will re-open from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The library will close at 5 p.m. for the day. Again, We ask that you bring any materials that are touched to the front desk. There will be a cart stationed there for your unwanted materials. Gloves are available upon request at the circulation and reference desks. Please keep your visits to a maximum of 30 minutes, unless you are on a computer. Any patrons 15 years and younger must be accompanied throughout the library by an adult who is at least 18 years old. The Library will continue to provide contactless pickup, computer, and copier services. Please follow the same procedures listed below.

**Anyone who has a fever, cough, chills or is otherwise not feeling well or who is self-quarantining should not visit the library. When entering and for your entire time inside the library, all patrons ages 2 and up, must be wearing a face covering. Face coverings that completely cover the mouth and nose are mandatory. Masks, bandanas or scarves are acceptable. Hands, shirts, or other clothing are not acceptable face coverings.**

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8/17/20

The Library's Children's section is now open for browsing. We ask that you bring any materials that are touched to the front desk. There will be a cart stationed there for your unwanted materials. Any materials for check-out can be presented to the circulation staff. Gloves are available upon request at the circulation desk. Please keep your visits to a maximum of 30 minutes, unless you are on a computer. Any patrons 15 years and younger must be accompanied throughout the library by an adult who is at least 18 years old. The Library will continue to provide contactless pickup, computer, and copier services. Please follow the same procedures listed below.

**Anyone who has a fever, cough, chills or is otherwise not feeling well or who is self-quarantining should not visit the library. When entering and for your entire time inside the library, all patrons ages 2 and up, must be wearing a face covering. Face coverings that completely cover the mouth and nose are mandatory. Masks, bandanas or scarves are acceptable. Hands, shirts, or other clothing are not acceptable face coverings.**

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8/10/20

Update:

The Library's Adult section is now open for browsing. We ask that you bring any materials that are touched to the front desk. There will be a cart stationed there for your unwanted materials. Any materials for check-out can be presented to the circulation staff. Gloves are available upon request at the circulation desk. The Library will continue to provide contactless pickup, computer, and copier services. Please follow the same procedures listed below.

**Anyone who has a fever, cough, chills or is otherwise not feeling well or who is self-quarantining should not visit the library. When entering and for your entire time inside the library, all patrons ages 2 and up, must be wearing a face covering. Face coverings that completely cover the mouth and nose are mandatory. Masks, bandanas or scarves are acceptable. Hands, shirts, or other clothing are not acceptable face coverings.**

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7/27/20

Update:

The Library's media section is now open for browsing. We ask that you bring any materials that are touched to the front desk. There will be a cart stationed there for your unwanted materials. Any materials for check-out can be presented to the circulation staff. The Library will continue to provide contactless pickup, computer, and copier services. Please follow the same procedures listed below.

**Anyone who has a fever, cough, chills or is otherwise not feeling well or who is self-quarantining should not visit the library. When entering and for your entire time inside the library, all patrons ages 2 and up, must be wearing a face covering. Face coverings that completely cover the mouth and nose are mandatory. Masks, bandanas or scarves are acceptable. Hands, shirts, or other clothing are not acceptable face coverings.**

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The library will reopen, at reduced capacity, on July 13, 2020.

Anyone who has a fever, cough, chills or is otherwise not feeling well or who is self-quarantining should not visit the library. When entering and for your entire time inside the library, all patrons ages 2 and up, must be wearing a face covering. Face coverings that completely cover the mouth and nose are mandatory. Masks, bandanas or scarves are acceptable. Hands, shirts, or other clothing are not acceptable face coverings. Here are the things you need to know about what to expect from your library experience:

-New hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 10 am – 5 pm

-The library will be open for computer use only.

-Computer use will be by appointment only. Please call the library ahead of when you plan to come to make your appointment.-

There will be fewer computers available due to spacing requirements. Therefore, computers can only be used once per day for 1 hour – don’t forget your library card! Only one guest pass per person, per day will be provided. Assistance from staff will be provided at a safe distance.

-Please come a few minutes before your scheduled appointment.

-NO EXTRA TIME WILL BE GIVEN!

-The library will shut down for 30 minutes after each computer session (1 hour) in order to disinfect and sanitize each computer station.

-The library will be limiting number of people in the building to 15 at a time, at the discretion of the staff.

-Any patrons 15 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult who is at least 18 years old.

-Browsing will be unavailable at this time. Please use the contactless pickup to obtain materials.

-Local fines will be forgiven until July 17, 2020

- RETURNS must go in the Book Return Box which is sanitized every day. All items removed from the book drop will immediately be placed in quarantine for a short period of time. After that, they will be checked in. Due to this safety procedure, you will not see your returned item come off your card immediately.

-Gloves, if needed, will be available at the reference and circulation desks. Gloves will be limited to 1 pair per patron.

-Bathrooms will be closed.

-The Library will continue to provide contactless pickup. Patrons will be able to pick up items by the front door following the same procedure listed below.

-Please follow social distancing signage that is posted around the library.

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Monday June 15, 2020:

The Little Ferry Library will begin curbside pickup! Please refer to the following guidelines and instructions:


-Available Monday- Friday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

-10 a.m. - 11 a.m. each day: At risk individuals pickup.

-Patrons can call the library (201-641-3721) and request the staff search for materials. You can also request materials online at BCCLS.org for materials that are in our library only. If the library has the requested material, we will take your name and library barcode number for phone requests. You will have to call again before you plan to pick it up.

-When you pick up your requested material, the library will have a cart in the vestibule with the requested material and check-out receipt. Materials will be covered with plain white paper with the patron's last name and first initial written on the spine, so patrons can identify their materials. Only ONE person at a time is allowed in the vestibule.

-At risk individuals will be able to pick up requested materials following the same instructions as above. The vestibule will be disinfected before and after each pick-up. It is also possible to request a staff member to walk to the car if you are not able to enter the vestibule. A staff member place materials in the TRUNK of your car.

-Library will hold materials for 3 days. Any items on hold must be picked up within that 3 days.

-Starting out, there will be a 5 material per patron limit. You will be able to place holds on materials again, but the system will only fill the holds from our local collection.

-RETURNS must go in the Book Return Box which will be sanitized every day.

-FINES will be forgiven and all materials have been extended to 6/28.

-A MASK MUST BE WORN AT TIME OF PICKUP. Please use social distancing guidelines when applicable.

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Summer Reading Club 2019

 

Congratulations to all who participated
in our Summer Reading Club!

 

Consider joining Friends of the Library! 

Friends of the Library meet on the First Monday of each month at 1 p.m. except during summer months.   Read more about Friends of the Library!
NOTE: The next Friends meeting will be Monday, October 7, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. in the Sarrao Meeting Room.

LITTLE FERRY LOCAL HISTORY MURAL

Painted by Bill Riedel and sponsored by the Local History Society

 

FREE FRIDAY MOVIES

  • New start time 12:00 p.m.
  • Sarrao Meeting Room.

 

Beginner Computer Instruction

Computer instruction for beginners on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Reference Room. 

 

Wheelchair access ramp next to parking lot.

The Little Ferry Free Public Library is a member of the Bergen County Cooperative Library System, known as BCCLS. As members of Little Ferry Public Library, you have access to an automated catalog of over 5,384,731 volumes and in-person borrowing welcome in most Bergen County municipalities.

 

FREE FRIDAY MOVIES

  • New start time 12:00 p.m.
  • Sarrao Meeting Room.

FREE FRIDAY MOVIES

  • New start time 12:00 p.m.
  • Sarrao Meeting Room.

FREE FRIDAY MOVIES

  • New start time 12:00 p.m.
  • Sarrao Meeting Room.