COVID Resources For Libraries

Recent Updates

Below, you will find the most recent STLS guidance on Library Staff Exposures, Temporary Closing Considerations, NYS Cluster Action Initiative, Status of Virtual Board Meetings, and Creating a Pandemic Operations Plan. 

Click the “Download” button to access the Guidance and Resources for Directors & Boards (10/26/2020) document.

STLS Member Library Reopening Guidance:

Link to STLS Member Library Reopening Guidance Document:

You can also scroll through the document, below:

REALM Project

Board Meeting Guidance for Trustees:

  • Board meeting guidance document for library trustees from STLS Executive Director, Brian Hildreth – available here.

Help with Zoom meeting platform: available here.

Resources for Library Staff: 

Continuing Education Resources:

Learn more about providing outreach to your patrons without making physical contact, here:

The American Library Association provides a ALA Pandemic Preparedness Resource Page, for those of you interested in reviewing library policies and procedures for emergency readiness in case of widespread outbreak.

Learn more about the STLS response to Coronavirus and COVID-19, here:

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