By: Michael Mandarino, Follow South Jersey Managing Editor
BRIDGETON, N.J. — The Cumberland County Library has temporarily closed its doors to the public until further notice on Saturday.
Jennifer Schureman Brenner, the library’s director, said in a press release that the decision to close the library was made “for the health, safety, and well-being of [its] patrons, employees, and community.” The library will, however, still offer a pair of services to community members while it’s temporarily closed to the public.
All public computers with internet access and printing capabilities will be made available to community members by appointment only while the library is closed. You can make an appointment to reserve a two-hour block for computer use by calling the library at (856) 453-2210. Anyone who makes an appointment will have to check into the library with photo ID, and they’ll also have their temperature taken and be required to wear a mask and socially distance while inside the library.
Additionally, the library will continue to run its curbside pickup services while it’s closed. You can coordinate a time to pick items up and put items on hold by calling the library, which will arrange a pick-up time with you. If you need to have documents printed, you can email them to firstname.lastname@example.org and subsequently schedule a time to pick those documents up.
“Reference librarians will be available daily to assist you in any way needed. Please reach out to us with any questions, comments, or concerns,” Brenner said in a release. “We want to do our best to serve our community in a safe and responsible way!”
You can find more information about the library’s closing and any subsequent updates on its website.
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