Tag: reopening

The Recorder – Tilton Library in South Deerfield to welcome patrons back through five-phase reopening plan

Published: 5/14/2021 3:18:13 PM

SOUTH DEERFIELD — The Tilton Library on North Main Street is opening its doors to the public once again, with a five-phase reopening plan set to begin Monday.

The plan, which received Board of Health approval, involves gradually increasing the availability of drop-in browsing and computer use, according to Library Director Candace Bradbury-Carlin. It also involves switching from curbside pickup to foyer pickup indoors.

“Starting with the (phase) we’re doing next week — which will basically be one day a week (of drop-in hours) — people can come in here without having to make an appointment,”

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New York Public Library to expand reopening to include computer use, browsing shelves

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The New York Public Library (NYPL) will expand its services when it enters the next phase of its reopening on May 10.

In this reopening phase, library patrons will be allowed to browse shelves for a select amount of time or schedule ahead to use computers. Patrons also can access the research collections by appointment.

The Staten Island branches that will be included in this phase are Huguenot Park, New Dorp, Todt Hill-Westerleigh, Stapleton, St. George Library Center and Richmondtown. Currently, these sites only are open for grab-and-go.

As part of the reopening plan, the NYPL

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How reopening Texas could affect Brazos Valley county jails

BRAZOS COUNTY, Texas — The Texas Department of Criminal Justice recently announced that in-person visits to prisons will be allowed once again, as the state continues to reopen.

But, does the same change apply to county jails?

The answer is: not just yet, but maybe in the future.

County jails are run under the authority of the Texas Commission on Jail Standards, which is separate from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice [TDCJ].

“Jails are just so different in different communities,” said Brazos County jail administrator Kevin Stuart. “So they’ve asked that the jail submit a plan to their health

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Zoom Rooms tweaks aim to bolster a safe re-opening of offices

Zoom this week unveiled updates to its Zoom Rooms suite designed to support businesses that continue to give employees the option to work remotely once offices fully reopen.

The question of what the workplace will look like post-pandemic has been a major uncertainty since widespread lockdown orders were put in place last year as COVID-19 spread; the general consensus is that most companies will adopt a hybrid model, with some employees at home, others in the office. While that option is overwhelmingly favored by workers, it presents challenges for organizations looking to ensure a seamless collaboration between remote and

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