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Precaution Measures in Libraries during the Pandemic

12 April 2021 Category : Library


To protect the health and safety of users and library staff, the following measures are being implemented in both Academy Library and F/TV Libary in face of the pandemic:

 

1. Library Materials

•     All new and returned materials will be cleaned and sterilized before re-shelving;

•     Alcohol wipes are available on request for cleaning keyboards or books from the shelves;

•    An UV+Ozone book sterilizer is now available in both the Academy Library and the F/TV Library for users to sterilize the books after checkout.

 

2. Library Space and Furniture

•     Temporary acrylic partitions have been added on long tables and service counters;

•     Movable study tables have been rearranged and separated, where possible, to allow only one seat for each table;

•    The maximum user capacity in the seminar rooms in the Academy Library has been adjusted subject to the pandemic development.

 

3. Library Facilities

•     More regular cleaning of facilities with special attention to:

- Table top

- Handrail and door handles

- Keyboards and mouses

- Touchscreen of photocopiers

•     Hand sanitizers are available at counters, study areas and seminar rooms

 

To make the Libraries a safe place for all, we request your cooperation in observing the following guidelines when using the library:

•     Maintain social distancing

•     Keep hands clean

•     Wear a face mask

 

If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to contact the Library at library@hkapa.edu or WhatsApp us at 2584-8524.