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2020 COVID-19 Library Responses : Reopening Guidance

Introduction

As you prepare to navigate the next phase of this unprecedented  pandemic the Nevada Library Association and the Nevada State Library have put together guidelines of best practices for reopening buildings to staff and patrons while ensuring a safe environment. Special thanks to: ‘think tank’ members Joan Dalusung, Jeff Scott, Diane Baker, Tod Colegrove, Kassie Antonucci, Amy Geddes, Marcie Smedley, Starr Hoffman, Sulin Jones, Norma Fowler and Bruce Douglass. NLA Board members: Forrest Lewis; Tod Colegrove; Carla Land; Morgan Tiar; Joy Gunn; Sam Leif; Susan Thurnbeck; Joy Holt; Kassie Antonucci, Brenda Owens and Garett Dacay.


 

Reopening Guidelines: by the Numbers

1 Tuesday meetings discussing reopening concerns, challenges, logistics
1,000+ Combined data points collected during the meetings and through a survey
Reopening Guidelines partnership completed between NSLAPR and NLA
7 Reopening assignments/tasks completed by NV libraries to develop Reopening Guidelines
180 Hours of research, data analysis, and discussion to develop Reopening Guidelines

Nevada Reopening Guidelines


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Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records

100 N. Stewart Street
Carson City, NV 89701

Telephone: (775) 684-3313

Library Services

Telephone: (775) 684-3360
Information and Reference: (775) 684-3360
Government Publications: (775) 684-3372
Fax: (775) 684-3330
Ask a Librarian

Library Development

Telephone: (775) 684-3367
Fax: (775) 684-3311

Talking Books

Telephone: (775) 684-3367
Fax: (775) 684-3355
Email:nvtalkingbooks@admin.nv.gov

Archives

Telephone: (775) 684-3310
Fax: 775) 684-3371
Ask An Archivist

Records Management

Telephone: (775) 684-3411
Fax: (775) 684-3426
Ask State Records

Imaging and Preservation Services

Telephone: (775) 684-3414
Fax: (775) 684-3408

Mail Services

Telephone (Carson City): (775) 684-1860
Telephone (Las Vegas): 702) 486-2485