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New Mask Donation Station

We’ve set up a mask donation station in the south entrance! If you’ve made cloth masks you can put them in the box. We’d appreciate each mask being individually bagged if possible. They will be distributed around town for those in need.

We also have a box with t-shirts and fabric for masks for those of you who may not have all the materials you need to create them.

View a detailed PDF on instructions and where these masks will go.

Extended Wi-Fi Access!

Don’t have internet access? Our wi-fi is up and running all day, every day and now we’ve extended the range of the signal to increase public access! You should be able to access our free wi-fi from anywhere in our parking lot, or even out in the backyard. As always, please keep in mind proper social distancing rules!

Map of library showing areas with extended wi-fi

Art @ Home with Miss Beth: Face Mask

We have an important bonus video for Art @ Home with Miss Beth! With this video, Miss Beth goes over how to sew your own cloth face mask.

The CDC recently began recommending that ALL people begin wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies). This is because studies are showing that a significant portion of individuals with coronavirus lack symptoms (“asymptomatic”) and that even those who eventually develop symptoms (“pre-symptomatic”) can transmit the virus to others before showing symptoms. This means that the virus can spread between people interacting in close proximity—for example, speaking, coughing, or sneezing—even if those people are not exhibiting symptoms.

Please note that the cloth face coverings recommended are not surgical masks or N-95 respirators. Those are critical supplies that must continue to be reserved for healthcare workers and other medical first responders, as recommended by current CDC guidance.

For more information visit the CDC website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/cloth-face-cover.html

How to Use Online Catalog Book Bags

Want to know how to use the Vermillion Public Library’s Online Catalog to save lists of books you would like to reserve? Watch this video to learn how to use book bags and reserve multiple items at once. Please note that you can have as many items in a book bag as you like, but can only reserve up to 10 items at one time for Adults, and 3 items for Child cards.