Curbside pickups, select services keep Jervis humming

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Jervis Public Library Director Lisa Matte reports that although the doors are still locked to manage capacity restrictions, the library is still reaching thousands of people per week.

Matte reports that the library has completed its fourteenth week of weekday curbside pickup, during which there were more than 2,000 appointments, according to a release. 

Now that school is back in session, Jervis will add Saturday days of in-person service from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Patrons can call 315-336-4570 to make appointments for any of the following library services:

Pick up (curbside) of printouts, craft kits for children, and library materials (including a limited number of wifi hotspots)

Use copier/fax/scanner

Use computers with Internet access and printers

Browse items on the library shelves 

Browse the book sale for materials for children and teens

Notarize materials

Wifi is available outside the library 24/7 with no appointment necessary. In addition to its physical services by appointment (social distancing and mask wearing guidelines remain in place), virtual services include online story times and programs for children and families; digital books, magazines, and audiobooks; virtual programs for teens; and general reference, tax, voting, and Census assistance via phone, email, and Facebook.

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