DRIVE-THRU & CURBSIDE PICK-UP SERVICE AVAILABLE!
(Drive-thru entrance located on Rt 208 between 1st Presbyterian Church & Rt 94)
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Call (845-496-5483 x324) or email (moffat@rcls.org) for assistance.
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6 West Main Street
Washingtonville, New York 10992
Phone: (845)496-5483
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MOFFAT LIBRARY HAS REOPENED!

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MOFFAT LIBRARY BUILDING OPEN

We’ve missed you and we are so excited to announce we have opened our doors to: 30-minute in-person visits for browsing and select services including photocopies, wireless printing from your device, faxes & notaries (by appointment)!  

We’ve been working hard to reopen in a manner that maintains the health & safety of our patrons and our staff. 

As we make our way towards restoring services to our community, we ask that our patrons review the new safety protocols and procedures that we have put in place to ensure the health and safety of all.

Please review the following before making an appointment to visit the library:

LIBRARY BUILDING OPEN TO  VISITORS (starting 8/24/20)

Services Available At Moffat Library Building

  • Browsing of Adult, Children & Teen Collections, as well as magazines for checkout (30-minute limit & limited #)
  • Reference Services (by appointment, telephone or email)
  • Photocopies & print-outs
  • Faxes
  • Notary (by appointment)
  • Drive-Thru & Curbside Pickup of library materials continues
  • (Home Delivery Service is also available)

LIBRARY BUILDING HOURS (for 30-minute visits):

We have taken many steps to modify the Library facility in response to social distancing guidelines.  We have also introduced a cleaning and disinfecting protocol that follows CDC guidelines every day the library is open.  The last 30-minute visit will be 30 minutes before closing time.

Monday – Thursday:  10 am - 8 pm
Friday: 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am -
5 pm
Sunday: 12 -
5 pm

Please call us at: (845) 496-5483 x 324 for info or to schedule an appointment for either an individual or a family (please state how many persons in a family group).  Walk-ins are available if occupancy limits allow.

DRIVE-THRU PICK-UP WINDOW & CURBSIDE PICK-UP HOURS:

Monday – Thursday:  10 am – 8 pm
Friday: 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN VISITING THE LIBRARY

FOR EVERYONE’S SAFETY:

Feeling Ill?

  • Do not visit the library if you have or had recently had a fever, cough, shortness of breath or feel in any way unwell. 
  • If you need library service, call us for homebound delivery or for alternative assistance.

Face Coverings, Gloves and Social Distancing

  • Face coverings over the mouth and nose must be worn by all individuals over the age of 2 at all times inside the library and during curbside pick-up service.
  • Gloves (provided by yourself or the library) must be worn at all times while inside the library.
  • Practice social distancing; stay at least 6 feet from other people and follow directional signs on the floor.

Occupancy Limits

In accordance with New York State mandates and guidance from the CDC, access to the building is subject to occupancy limits.  You may be required to wait outside or reminded when you have completed your time in the library.

Time Limits

There is a 30-minute limit for visiting the library.  Patron may browse the collections, use the copiers, send print jobs to our printer and fax (ask at desk for assistance).

While browsing, please make an effort to limit your time and only handle what you plan to take.  Any items not taken should be placed on carts provided in the library (so that the items can be quarantined).

When Entering the Building

  • We are asking patrons to sign-in and provide an email address or telephone number upon entry to the library (for contact tracing purposes only).

Borrowing Library Materials

  • Borrow material using the Self-Checkout machine (next to the circulation desk) or by visiting the Circulation Desk.
  • Move towards the Reference or Circulation Desks only when indicated by a staff member or librarian.
  • Continue to use our virtual services when possible. Go to: moffatlibrary.org to see our current online services that are available.  Call or email us with reference or account questions.

Returning your Library Materials

  • Please return library materials to the outside Book Return (at the end of the Drive-Thru drive), so that they can be quarantined for 5 (five) days before check-in (as recommended by the Center for Disease Control & the Institute of Museum and Library Services).
  • Expect a delay before items are deleted from your account. 
  • No late fees will be charged.

Facility Restrictions

  • No water fountains as per the New York State Department of Public Health.
  • No seating in the building.
  • Public restrooms are restricted to one-person use for each restroom, with the exception of a parent and small child(ren).  (Children’s Room restroom is closed)
  • Library program and meeting rooms remained closed until further notice.

A NOTE TO OUR PATRONS

We thank you for your continued patience as we work to make your visit to Moffat Library as safe as possible.