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Safety

    Do I need to wear a mask to pick up my holds?

    Masks are no longer required to enter the library, but voluntary masking, social distancing, hand-sanitization, and self-testing can help reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 in our community.

    Masks, including masks for kids, are available for you.

    What items cannot be borrowed through curbside pickup?

    We cannot support holds on art rental, toys, or musical instruments at this time.

    What health measures do you have in place?

    Living with COVID-19 means assessing your own personal risk and using available preventative measures to reduce risk to yourself and those you care for.

    While no longer required, voluntary masking, social distancing, hand-sanitization, and self-testing can help reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 in our community.

    • RPL employees may wear masks if they choose to.
    • Masks, including masks for kids, are available for staff and visitors.
    • Cleaning protocols are in place.
    • Frequent hand-washing/sanitizing is recommended for all staff and visitors.

    For more information on RPL's current services and protocols, visit our Service Updates page.

    What are you doing to ensure the safety of your staff and customers?

    Living with COVID-19 means assessing your own personal risk and using available preventative measures to reduce risk to yourself and those you care for.

    While no longer required, voluntary masking, social distancing, hand-sanitization, and self-testing can help reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 in our community.

    • RPL employees may wear masks if they choose to.
    • Masks, including masks for kids, are available for staff and visitors.
    • Cleaning protocols are in place.
    • Frequent hand-washing/sanitizing is recommended for all staff and visitors.

    For more information on RPL's current services and protocols, visit our Service Updates page.

    What will my trip to the Film Theatre be like?
    • Hand washing or sanitizing is encouraged before entering the Film Theatre. Sanitizer is available in the Theatre and all over the library.
    • Masks are no longer required to enter the Film Theatre, but voluntary masking, social distancing, hand sanitization, and self-testing can help reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 in our community.
      • Masks, including masks for kids, are available for you.
    How are you keeping customers safe in the Film Theatre?

    Living with COVID-19 means assessing your own personal risk and using available preventative measures to reduce risk to yourself and those you care for.

    While no longer required, voluntary masking, social distancing, hand-sanitization, and self-testing can help reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 in our community.

    • RPL employees may wear masks if they choose to.
    • Masks, including masks for kids, are available for staff and visitors.
    • Cleaning protocols are in place.
    • Frequent hand-washing/sanitizing is recommended for all staff and visitors.

    If you don't feel comfortable being in the public space, you can stay home to watch the movies! Many of the films we screen at the Film Theatre are available to RPL cardholders for streaming via our digital services or physical collection.

    For more information on RPL's current services and protocols, visit our Service Updates page.

    Can I still eat popcorn in the Film Theatre?

    Food is allowed in the Film Theatre. However, we will not be serving popcorn at this time.

    Can I watch the Film Theatre movies from home?

    Yes! Many films we screen at the Film Theatre are available to RPL cardholders for streaming on our digital services or physical collection.

    Do I have to wear a mask while watching a movie?

    Masks are no longer required to enter the Film Theatre, but voluntary masking, social distancing, hand-sanitization, and self-testing can help reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 in our community.

    Masks, including masks for kids, are available for you.

    Are the Dunlop Art Galleries open?

    Yes, Dunlop Galleries are open. Discover current exhibitions, tours, workshops, and events here.

    Masks are no longer required to enter the gallery, but voluntary masking, social distancing, hand-sanitization, and self-testing can help reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 in our community.

    Masks, including masks for kids, are available for you.

    Visit our locations page for regular business hours.

    You can return and borrow art from our collection. 

    Is the RPL Film Theatre open?

    Yes, the RPL Film Theatre is open. 

    Masks and proof of vaccination or nagative test result are no longer required to enter the Film Theatre, but voluntary masking, social distancing, hand-sanitization, and self-testing can help reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 in our community.

    Masks, including masks for kids, are available for you.

    Find out about current showings and online screenings here.

    Can I use the Digital Media Studio?

    Yes. You can book time to use the equipment and resources in the Digital Media Studio here

    Masks are no longer required to enter the library, but voluntary masking, social distancing, hand-sanitization, and self-testing can help reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 in our community.

    Masks, including masks for kids, are available for you.

     

    Can I book a meeting room?

    Yes. Please visit our Meeting Room page for details. 

    Are there in-person programs?

    We continue to offer online programming via Zoom. We are also hosting in-person programs, but some may be cancelled. Masks, including masks for kids, are available for you.

    Keep an eye on our programs page for details.

    Can I use the computers at the library?

    Yes. Computer stations are available in each branch.

     

    Can I bring my own reusable bag into the library?

    Yes, however you will have to pack it yourself as RPL staff will not handle outside bags. We also have reusable bags you can purchase if you don't have your own; just ask a staff member.

    Ask a Librarian Chat

    RPL's online chat service is only available during the Library's regular hours of service when staff are logged on and ready to help you. During these support hours you will be able to initiate a live chat with library support staff by selecting the purple LIVE CHAT graphic displayed in the bottom right section of your screen.

    RPL Support Hours

    Mon - Thurs: 9:30am - 9:00pm
    Fri - Sat: 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Sun: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

     

    If you have difficulty using online chat, or have a question when we are offline, please send an email to
    askalibrarian@reginalibrary.ca 

    or phone us at 306.777.6000
    (306.777.6111 for renewals).

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