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Posted on: April 10, 2021

Covid operations update: Safer Apart

Text: Covid operations safer apart

Requirements for library staff will continue to be:

  • Masking
  • Social distancing
  • Sanitization and cleaning of high touch surfaces

See below for more information on how the library is continuing to fight the spread of Covid 19.

Current Hours

Monday -Thursday 9AM - 8PM

Friday: 9AM - 5PM

Saturday: 10AM - 5PM


  • Stay home if you are feeling unwell or have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for Covid 19.
  • Wear a mask or face covering that covers both your mouth and nose while in the library. This is no longer required, but it is appreciated.
  • Maintain 6 feet of distance between yourself and anyone not within your household.
  • Wash or sanitize your hands often.  


Curbside will remain available even though we are open to the public. 

  • Place items on hold
  • Call 205-620-6418 when you arrive at the library
  • We will bring your item(s) outside

Safety protocols

The City of Pelham and the Pelham Public Library must emphasize that you should put your health and safety first. Please stay home if you are not feeling well. If you are in a susceptible group, please feel free to take advantage of our Curbside Service and digital resources.

What we are doing:

  • Sanitizing our building and equipment on a regular basis
  • Staff pass a daily health screening
  • Wearing a mask 
  • Social distancing
  • Practicing good hand hygiene

Please be aware that we are no longer quarantining returned library materials. This is in accordance with current CDC recommendations: Surface transmissions low risk.

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