Face masks are required inside the Rhinelander library
Star Journal Staff
The Oneida County Health Department reported 24 new cases of COVID-19 in the month of August, and the activity level, which had been at medium has been recently classified as high. Many businesses are beginning to consider or are instituting mask mandates once again.
Rhinelander District Library has announced masks are required of all patrons effective immediately. In a press release, library director Virginia Roberts stated that the mask requirement is due to the latest information about coronavirus transmission by vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals, and to keep the public and staff safe.”
Curbside pickup of materials is available to those who cannot wear a mask. Items that are on hold insdie the building will be accessible and a self-checkout stations is available.
Roberts noted that hand sanitizer stations are located throughout the building, and the library is cleaned daily, including high-touch surfaces being cleaned as staff are able. People who are sick are asked to stay home.
Please check the library website www.rhinelanderlibrary.org , https://www.facebook.com/RhinelanderLibrary/ or call the library at 715-365-1070 to check for other available services or any updates before visiting.