As of Tuesday May 19th, the Nakusp Public Library is offering a “takeout” service for picking up Library holds at the front door.
Pick up times will be scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays noon to 4pm
How does it work?
Place holds on your account using the Library catalogue (only items from the Nakusp Library are available at this moment). If you require assistance please email firstname.lastname@example.org OR phone 250-265-3363.
Someone will be available to help Tuesday and Thursday 12pm to 4pm.
We can also provide recommendations, or sign you up for a Library card (provide: full name, email address, mailing address, and phone number).
PLEASE STOCK UP TO LIMIT VISITS: we encourage selecting a minimum of 5 hold items, up to a maximum of 20 items. Due dates are extended to 6 weeks.
We will call you to arrange a pick up appointment
Once your takeout order is ready, we will phone you to set up an appointment date for pickup.
To ensure the health and safety of staff and participating patrons, pick up times will be by appointment only. Processing times on orders may cause backlog and it is difficult to determine how fast we can have your order ready. Staff will need time to safely check out and bag the items you requested.
What about returning books, magazines, and DVDs?
Our drop box is still closed, but we are accepting returns during your pick up appointment. All returned material will be quarantined a minimum of 72 hours before going back in to circulation.
Running late? Can’t make it? Not feeling well?
Please let us know so we can set up a new appointment day. If you are high-risk or self-isolating, a family member or neighbour can pick up your items. But if you or if any member of your household is sick, we ask that you refrain from borrowing library materials until everyone is well again. This will help us all feel more comfortable and confident with the safety of our collections.
Can I browse the shelves, use a computer, or request items from other Libraries?
Not yet. Watch for updates on social media and the front door. We are taking a phased approach to the restoration of services. Libraries are high touch environments and we are following health and safety recommendations to ensure it is as safe as possible to borrow physical Library items.
We miss you and look forward to helping you more in the future! Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Click HERE for a list of new items received since the COVID19 closure (updated June 2nd, 2020). Place a hold online through your account, or contact us by phone or email.
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