Library Services Update

 

WE’RE OPEN!

Here’s what you need to know.

 

GRAB & GO!

– 30 MINUTE VISIT RECOMMENDED – FACE MASKS ENCOURAGED –

UPDATE: The Baright Public Library Foundation’s Annual Used Book Sale that normally takes place in October has been postponed. Hold onto your donations for now! Keep an eye out for updates on the book sale for early 2021. Thank you for understanding!

NEW HOURS

Monday – Thursday: 10 AM – 8 PM

Friday & Saturday: 10 AM – 5 PM

Sundays: 1 pm – 5 pm

CURBSIDE PICKUP

You can request up to 10 items per library card per week for pickup. Submit requests through our online catalog or by calling or e-mailing the library.

LIMITED COMPUTER USE

Computers have been spaced 6 feet apart. Please visit the front desk to reserve a computer. Computer session time will be limited. Face masks are required for computer assistance!

OUTSIDE BOOK DROP OPEN

Use the outside book drops to return your items. (No returns will be accepted inside). Returned materials are quarantined for 4 days before being checked in.

LIMITED CAPACITY

Occupancy will be limited to maintain social distancing. Please follow signs and floor markings.

VIRTUAL PROGRAMS

All programs will continue online. Check our website for the schedule of events.

If you live in Douglas County and need a TEMPORARY LIBRARY CARD, please contact the library by calling 402-331-7636 or by emailing Circulation@cityofralston.com.

COVID-19 RESOURCES

INFORMATION

Douglas County Health Department
Information Line: 402-444-3400 – Daily from 8:30 AM – 4 PM

Nebraska Coronavirus Relief Fund Public Awareness 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – CDC

Testing

Test Nebraska
State of Nebraska initiative to increase COVID-19.  Complete an online assessment to see if you need to be tested.

COVID-19 Screening
Not sure if you should call a doctor? This online questionaire from Apple and the CDC may help.

Local Healthcare Systems

UNMC: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Community Information

Methodist Health System : COVID-19 Information for the Community

CHI Health: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

OneWorld Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

 

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

City of Ralston

Ralston Public Schools

NebraskaWorks: File for Unemployment
Use these step by step claim Instructions for help with your application.

Food Bank for the Heartland 

United Way: COVID-19: Protecting yourself and those around you.

Legal Aid
Legal Aid has opened its Disaster Relief Hotline for those with legal questions or legal issues related to COVID-19. You can apply online at http://www.LawHelpNE.org, or by calling the Disaster Relief Hotline at 1-844-268-5627.