COVID-19 Library Updates

Library Reopening

Library Reopening July 6th

The Library will partially open with social distancing and capacity limits and limited hours. During this phase we will continue to offer curbside pickup, returns and offer virtual and outdoor programs. While the library is typically a welcoming gathering place for our community, during this phase, we discourage hanging out in the library.

Please read our full reopening plan here.

Limited Hours:

 Monday, Wednesday, Saturday – 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

 Tuesday, Thursday – 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 Friday – Closed for thorough cleaning

Some guidelines include the following:

  • Maximum building capacity – 20 people (including staff). If the building has reached capacity, the doors will be locked and customers will be asked to wait outside.
  • Hallway, teen and children’s department are closed.
  • Selected children and teen materials have been relocated to the front of the library for ease of browsing.
  • Bathrooms for emergency use only.
  • A face covering is highly encouraged for anyone over the age of 2, unless a medical condition prevents its use.
  • Seating areas within the library will be removed.
  • No toys will be available during this time.
  • Computer workstations will be placed 6’ apart which allows for four public workstations available.

 

 


 

Curbside Pickup

We are pleased to announce Contactless Curbside Pickup at Friday Memorial Library.

If you are interested in this service, please follow this procedure. This service is available by appointment ONLY. 

The curbside book drop will be open during open hours.

 


 

UPDATE 5/21/2020

UPDATE 3/26/2020

UPDATE 3/17/2020

UPDATE 3/16/2020

3/13/2020 COVID-19 Press Release

We are still here to help. Please call us at 715-243-0431, email us at info@newrichmondlibrary.org or reach out via Facebook at @fridaymemoriallibrary


City of New Richmond COVID-19 Resources

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New Richmond Strong

The City of New Richmond will be making phone calls to families, adults, seniors and anyone in need of regular check-ins during this time. If you would like a call, or are aware of someone who could benefit (neighbor, family member, etcetera), provide us with contact information (this information will not be shared with the general public).

If you or someone you know would benefit from a call throughout each week as we move through this, please contact Beth Thompson at 715-243-0402 or bthompson@newrichmondwi.gov, Jennifer Rickard at 715-243-0446 or jenniferr@newrichmondlibrary.org or Mike Darrow at 715-243-0401 or mdarrow@newrichmondwi.gov, and we will add them to our New Richmond Strong List.