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Pandemic Resources for Libraries

Concerned about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in your library or wondering what to tell your patrons? We've put together some guidance and resources for libraries.

Reopening Your Library

Guidance on restoring library services as conditions change:

School Libraries

Looking for school library/media center-specific information?


Responses and Guidance from Local and National Library Organizations

Health education/facts:

Continuing Operations/Disaster Planning

Providing online/remote services:

Recommended Reading - these books are available from the Nebraska Library Commission for Nebraska libraries and library science students to borrow. Please use the OPAC to request.

  • Pivoting during the pandemic : ideas for serving your community anytime, anywhere, Synopsis here, by Kathleen M. Hughes and Jamie Santoro, Z678.93.S53 P58 2021
  • Going virtual : programs and insights from a time of crisis, Synopsis here, by Sarah Ostman, Z678.93.S53 O85 2021

General Guidance

General guidance for patrons and staff, from the CDC:

For more information, contact Information Services Team.