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Thursday , 1 October 2020

Bonnyville Municipal Library re-opens with curbside pickup

The Bonnyville Municipal Library has reopened with curbside service only on Monday.

Their hours are 9:00am-5:00pm from Monday-Friday until further notice, as the provide curbside pickup and drop off of library materials.

The staff is working to sanitize all returned library books and materials.

“We are so pleased to be able to continue serving our communities at this unprecedented time. Our staff have continued working to provide online services to our library patrons and have been able to adapt to new and challenging working environments,” the library said in a press release.

There has been no date given so far when the library could fully re-open.

The Library said they are working diligently to adhere to personal protective equipment measures while adjusting their services.

Services that have continued during the pandemic include READ & LISTEN – Overdrive, Hoopla, CloudLibrary, RBdigital, Read Alberta eBooks, Tumblebooks, Novelist, PressReader and Canadian Newsstream.

Also, LEARN–ancestry.com, Consumer Reports, Lynda.com, Pronunciator, Duolingo, Reference Centres, and Solaro and Explora for students.

Other resources are Tumblebooks, Scholastics and Gale abailable on the eResource of the library’s website.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connect Media. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.