Calgary Public Library reopens 6 branches amid COVID-19 pandemic

Calgary Public Library reopens 6 branches amid COVID-19 pandemic

As the province continues to slowly relaunch its economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Calgary Public Library has reopened six of its 21 branches in the city.

The library was given the green light to reopen on June 12, alongside many other businesses in the province, as Alberta moved forward with .

On June 23, three library locations opened in Crowfoot, Fish Creek and Forest Lawn, and on Tuesday, three more libraries resumed in-person services.

The city’s central library, Giuffre Family and Signal Hill are also now open in Calgary.

The libraries were initially closed in mid-March after the city due to the ongoing pandemic.

Three more locations reopened to the public today. You can now access in-location services at Central, Crowfoot, Fish Creek, Forest Lawn, Giuffre Family, and Signal Hill libraries. Please make sure you follow our safety guidelines when you visit: #yyc

Now that in-person services have resumed at select locations, officials noted the library experience won’t be the same as before.

“The library has implemented physical distancing and personal hygiene protocols to create a safe and clean environment for staff and the public,” the library wrote on its website on June 26.
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