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Library Board Passes Motion Requiring Face Covering in the Library

Saturday, August 1, 2020
(Airdrie, AB) – The City of Airdrie Public Library Board held a Special Meeting on Friday, July 31, to discuss the possibility of mandating face covering while in the library. The following motion was passed unanimously by the eight board members who were able to attend:

BE IT RESOLVED that Airdrie Public Library, effective 2020 August 3 (Monday), implement a policy for staff and patrons such that all individuals over the age of five (5) be required to wear a face covering (medical or non-medical-grade) while in the Library building until further notice. Medical exemptions may be granted for staff or patrons by the Director or her delegated authority.

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Re-introduction of In-Person Library Service

APL’s aim is to balance service and safety by implementing the use of protective equipment and procedures, and by taking a phased approach to the re-introduction of in-person library service.

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Airdrie Public Library Program Closure

NOTICE:
Due to the Coronavirus health situation, all
Airdrie Public Library programs are suspended until further notice.

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Have you heard the good news? New library location announced.

APL is thrilled that the City of Airdrie has chosen the old fire hall site as the location for a new 50,000 sq. ft. library facility! We appreciate the careful planning and consultation that has gone into this decision, and we look forward to the days ahead.

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Events

Date: Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Time: 01:00 PM - 01:45 PM
Location: ZOOM
Zoom Crew - Tales for the Tall
This virtual program has been created to give adults with disabilities and their caregivers an opportunity to stay connected through an online format.

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Date: Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Time: 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location: ZOOM
Full STEAM Ahead
Do fun science experiments from home through Zoom. We’ll lead an activity that incorporates Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math for you to do as a virtual group. Each week we’ll post what household materials you will need for the activity in advance so you can be ready to learn. Can’t make the virtual meeting? That’s fine, we’ll post a recorded video after so you can do the activity on your schedule. Ages 6-12, registration opens Aug. 31

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Date: Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Time: 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Location: ZOOM Meeting
Adult Writers' Club
A library sponsored program for adults looking to share their writings and ideas and get constructive feedback from others writers in the community.

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