The Nampa Public Library is pleased to announce they will safely reopen the library building and welcome patrons in beginning Monday, March 15, 2021.
On Feb. 9, the Nampa Public Library Board of Trustees unanimously approved the Library Director’s recommendation to open the library to patrons starting Monday, March 15.
Nampa Library Director Claire Connley said, “I would like to thank our staff and our community for their understanding and support as we have navigated the challenges related to COVID-19. We are happy at this time to be opening for patrons to browse the collection and will maintain all safety protocols.”
The library will continue to maintain a flexible, responsive approach to library services. The holds pickup window is a permanent service and will remain an amenity for those not wishing to enter the building to pick up their holds.
In the next few weeks, the library will be hiring and training new employees to bring staffing levels up to normal in order to provide excellent customer service to returning patrons.
Library hours beginning March 15 will be:Monday-Thursday, 12 p.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
The holds pickup window will be open Monday thru Saturday and the permanent hours will be 12 p.m. -5 p.m.
All library staff will be wearing facial coverings and anyone entering the building is highly encouraged to wear facial coverings over the nose and mouth as well. The library will provide masks for those who do not have one. Patrons are also asked to maintain a minimum of six (6) feet distance from others.
Meeting rooms will remain closed and technology will be minimal, though a limited number of public computers will be available.