A Safe Reopening

Children's room modified for social distanceWright Library responds to Montgomery County risk assessment

Wright Library reopened the children's room and extended its operating hours on Monday, Aug 24.Children's room modified for social distance

Patrons are encouraged to schedule times for holds pickup and use our digital collections to reduce contact and traffic inside the building. 

Staff is committed to keeping the library as safe as possible during this health crisis and is pleased to be able to add services and remain responsive to changes in the community risk level.

New limited browsing hours:

Monday-Friday 10am-1pm & 2pm-7pm;

Saturday 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm

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Aug. 26, 2020

Wright Memorial Public Library reopens its doors and resume basic services inside the library on Monday, June 29.

At this time, Public Health of Dayton and Montgomery County (PHDMC) is reporting a significant surge in cases of COVID-19; staff and patrons must respond accordingly. The following precautions are in place to minimize the risk of transmission during the pandemic:

  • All staff and patrons must wear nose and mouth coverings while inside the library. Masks are available.
  • Occupancy limits are based on limits set by the City of Oakwood's Health Commissioner.
  • Staff is disinfecting restrooms and high touch surfaces periodically throughout the day.
  • Materials that patrons handle within the library, and return to the library, will be quarantined before being placed back into circulation.
  • Furniture and service areas are revamped to enable social distancing for patrons and staff.
  • Portions of the library will remain closed, and patrons are encouraged to use curbside pickup and our digital collections when possible.

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  • Isolated self checkout kiosks
  • Social distance in the computer lab
  • Plexiglass at service counters
  • Quarantine of returned materials 

June 26, 2020

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