Town Library to open May 18

18 May 2020   Matt Santos
The Chino Valley Library is opening on Monday, May 18th.

The Town of Chino Valley announced this week that the public library will re-open to the pubic on Monday, May 18, 2020 with adjusted hours and capacity limitations.

The library was closed on March 17, 2020 along with all town lobbies and other buildings because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Until further notice, the library will be open Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 am and 6:00 pm, closed on Saturday and Sunday. Only 10 patrons will be allowed in the building at a time, with a 30-minute time limit. Staff will be required to wear masks while on duty, and visitors are encouraged to also wear masks if possible.

In accordance with the guidelines of Governor Doug Ducey’s office and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, all social distancing guidelines are to be followed. Use of public computers will be limited to 30 minutes with less computers available than before the closure. The drop box outside, which had been locked, will be available 24 hours a day.

Staff will be practicing stringent cleaning and disinfecting procedures throughout the day.

The Senior Center will remain closed to the public until further notice but will continue to provide Monday through Friday curb side pick-up of meals (11:00am-12:30 pm) and the Meals-On-Wheels delivery program. Information on the Senior Center is available by calling 928-636-9114.

Public park and playground equipment, which has been off limits since April 4, 2020, was opened to the public on Thursday, May 14, 2020.

Town Lobbies, including Town Hall located at 2020 N Hwy 89, will remain closed to the public until June 1, 2020. All Town meetings, including Town Council Meetings will continue to be webinar, electronic tie in only through the end of May.

Meeting room, Community Center, and field/facility reservations are still on hold until further notice.

For information and updates please visit www.chinoaz.net and follow the Town’s social media outlets at www.facebook.com/TownofChinoValleyAz/ and on Twitter and Instagram at @CVAZTown.

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