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The Clive Public Library is now open to the public! Please see our relaunch strategy page for more details.


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.