Library Service Update

The Clive Public Library is temporarily closed until further notice due to COVID-19 restrictions. 

You can access our digital resources with your library card by visiting our eLibrary. Checked out items can be renewed online by logging into your account using your library card barcode and pin. 

Re-Launch Strategy

Clive Public Library Stage 2 Relaunch Strategy

While the library is not yet re-open to public, we are working diligently to ensure a safe re-opening. Please read our re-launch strategy below.

What to expect in the building
  • Signage will be clearly posted in the front window and in and around the library.
  • Screening of any symptoms such as fever, sore throat, coughing, runny nose or difficulty breathing. If you are showing symptoms you will be asked to leave the building.
  • A contact list with police and AH will be posted behind the desk for staff and management. 
  • Patrons will be reminded to limit contact with books.
  • Sanitizer Stations will be at the side entrance where you enter, and program room entrance where you exit only. All sanitizers meet the provincial health regulations. 
  • Maximum people from 2 households can enter at one time, lines will be marked out for lining up to ensure safe social distancing.
  • Visit time is limited to 30 minutes.
  • Bathrooms will be closed to the public.
  • Directional arrows on the floor indicating foot traffic pattern to be followed. 
  • Plexi-glass shield to protect both the patron and library staff.
  • All soft surface furniture is replaced with easy to clean hard surface furniture.
  • High contact surfaces must be cleaned after any contact has been made. 
  • Gloves to be worn to handle all returns and drop-offs, even with the glove's hands should should be washed/sanitized after each transaction.
  • Masks may be worn, but are not required. 
  • Library hours will continue as usual but can be subject to change with no notice.
Materials- Borrowing and Returns

  • Items shall remain bagged for 72 hours minimum before they are circulated. 
  • Van runs received on Thursday will be left 72 hours minimum before circulating. Safe distance will be maintained with drivers and staff. 
Computer Usage and Programming
  • One computer station will be available with a time limit of 30 minutes. No gaming permitted. A hard surface chair is in place and the station will be sanitized after each use.
  • Programming will continue to be done virtually.


Questions? Please contact us.

- last updated: June 17th, 2020.

  • Library hours will continue as usual but can be subject to change with no notice. 
  • Library hours will continue as usual but can be subject to change with no notice.