Questions? Call the PA Health Hotline at 1-877-724-3258.
Butler County residents can apply online through COMPASS
or apply in-person through Center for Community Resources (CCR)
A paper application can be submitted in-person or by mail to CCR:
Center for Community Resources 212-214 S. Main Street, Butler, PA 16001 Attn:ERAP
Butler Area Public Library COVID-19 Policies
UPDATED 28 June 2021
Masks are optional for fully-vaccinated individuals.
Per CDC guidelines, it is recommended that unvaccinated patrons still mask and practice social distancing.
HEALTH & SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
The well-being of our community and staff is always our top priority.
What we're doing to keep you safe:
Offering contactless holds pickup.
Following cleaning and disinfecting protocols put out by the CDC.
Offering only Virtual Programming at this time (no in-person programming.)
What we're asking you to do:
Do not enter the library if you currently have or recently had a fever, cough, shortness of breath, or are feeling unwell.
Keep your hands clean. Hand sanitizer will be provided throughout the library.
Maintain at least 6 feet of distance from others.
COMPUTER USE AND PRINTING
We have limited our public computers to six in order to maintain social distancing, and we will be disinfecting them between each use. Computer sessions will be limited to 2-hours, first-come, first served.
If you have a quick print job, we can also print something for you by email! Send your items to be printed to email@example.com with the subject "Please Print" and your contact info. We'll get in touch to coordinate a pickup of your documents.
We can also print from your phone or laptop in this way if you walk up to the Reference Desk.
Standard print fees apply and are due at pickup: 10cents/page black and white, 50cents/page color.
PLACING ITEMS ON HOLD
Place items on hold and pick them up when you're notified that they are ready.
Front desk pick up is available
Grab and Go pickup is available (limited contact):
Grab and Go pickup is available by appointment. When the library staff calls to notify you that your items are ready for pickup, please mention that you would like to receive your items on the table just inside the front door. The library staff will then schedule a day for you to pickup your items.
What you need to know:
Place your holds online at http://bcfls.tlcdelivers.com/ or by phone 724-287-1715
Need help deciding what you want? Call us for recommendations.
Wait until you are notified by phone call that your items are ready for pick up.
Please let us know if you would prefer to pick up your books at the front doors or inside.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the library at 724-287-1715.
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