**Postponed until Tuesday 8/11** CIRCUS DYNAMICS LIVE VIRTUAL PERFORMANCE!! 1pm!
For a link to the live performance, email: info@pontiacfreelibrary.org

BEGINNING TUESDAY, AUGUST 18TH
PHASE III: PONTIAC FREE LIBRARY WILL BE OFFERING LIMITED COMPUTER USE, IN-LIBRARY PICKUP AND LIMITED BROWSING, AS WELL AS CURBSIDE PICKUP.
Tuesdays 10-1, Wednesdays 4-7pm, Thursdays 1-4, Saturdays 10-2. SEE BELOW FOR MORE INFO!

Upcoming Events...

UPDATE!

*Phase III for Pontiac Free Library begins August 18th:
*Beginning August 18th, our hours will be: Tuesdays 10am-1pm, Wednesdays 4-7pm, Thursdays 1-4pm, and Saturdays 10am-2pm.
*Offering computer usage (by appointment preferred, only 3 computers available with a 30 minute limit per day), in-library pickup, curbside pickup, limited browsing, virtual reference and printing/faxing services.
*Please call for curbside pickup!
*In-library pickup/ browsing: the front door IS open!
Up to 10 patrons will be allowed inside the library at a time to allow for social distancing.
*Limited browsing: Books, DVDs, and Magazines only. Please keep in mind that we cannot guarantee that items have not been touched by another patron. Hand sanitizer is available. Please be advised that all items should be “quarantined” (left to sit untouched) for up to 72 hours before handling.
*All returned items are quarantined for 72 hours before being checked in. If materials remain on your account after returning them, please wait a few days and check your account again. (No fines will be added as a result.) Please call us with any questions.
*The library will still take requests via phone (401) 737-3292, e-mail info@pontiacfreelibrary.org or Facebook message.
*Requests for materials not located within the Pontiac Library will take longer to arrive.
*Patrons are limited to 3 new adult books, 1 new + 5 dvd/cd’s and 5 children’s books. 

*Checkouts are for a normal loan period.
*We are also taking requests for printing and faxing of documents via e-mail only.  All printing and faxing will be at no charge (printing up to 5 pages). Please refrain from exchanging money at this time. To pay a fine, you may pay electronically by logging in to the catalog here: https://catalog.oslri.net/
*We will be slotting 15 minute pick-up times for curbside (either by car or folks walking up to the designated pick-up table).
*For curbside pickup, patrons will enter our main parking lot to pick-up their bagged materials and the front book-drop will be open.
*In-library drop off is also open.

*Patrons are now able to place holds online (up to 10 during Phase II and 15 during Phase III).
*We are asking that all patrons wear masks (when possible) and practice social distancing guidelines (6 feet apart). If you are unable to wear a mask, we understand, and our curbside pickup service is available.

Thank you all!!

See our Phase I Plan for Reopening here.
See our Phase II Plan for Reopening here.
See our Phase III Plan for Reopening here.

 

 

A message from Ocean State Libraries:
https://www.oslri.org/osl-responds-covid-19/

Resources for Library Patrons:
https://olis-ri.libguides.com/online

FAQs and Information about Library closings:
https://www.oslri.org/library-closings/

For more up-to-date information regarding COVID-19, visit the RI Department of Health:
https://health.ri.gov/diseases/ncov2019/

Thank you all for your patience.

Stay safe and be well!
Stacey Anter and Joanne Tandy, Directors.

 

We are open on a limited basis, but you can still check out these resources:
Ezone: https://riezone.overdrive.com
AskRI: https://www.askri.org

 

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Virtual Summer Reading Program (All Ages!)
July 1st – August 15th!
During our limited open hours, you are welcome to pick up a Summer Reading Log,
but if you prefer not to stop by the library, we understand.
If you read up to 700 minutes by August 15th, you will win a gift card!
You can now check in virtually! Every week, we will post a weekly check-in survey.
Click on the link below and fill in your name, email address, and how many minutes you read for each day listed.
The survey for July 1-4 is here:
https://forms.gle/ZyaqAZ7n14SZgPFF6
The survey for July 5-11 is here:
https://forms.gle/bYaNKXTVE5yak3H39
The survey for July 12-18 is here:
https://forms.gle/KT98yytniy2TzYnE8
The survey for July 19-25 is here:
https://forms.gle/4Y1EMBP2iENNgUQ18
The survey for July 26-August 1 is here:
https://forms.gle/PDSsZLXtxreU5Lik9
The survey for August 2-8 is here:
https://forms.gle/YcHj2VeqSc3rqvRW6

Online programs coming soon!! See our Facebook Page!!

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POSTPONED until Tuesday August 11th
***CIRCUS DYNAMICS ONLINE LIVE PERFORMANCE!!***

TUESDAY, AUGUST 4TH, 1PM!!
Email: info@pontiacfreelibrary.org for the link.

 

NEW ON AskRI.org:
*You may need to sign in with your library card number*


Read magazines online with Flipster!

 


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POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:
Bone Builders
at Pontiac Free Library!
Mondays and Thursdays at 1:30pm
$2 suggested donation

“Bone Builders is an innovative exercise program based on
collaborative work of international bestselling author Dr. Miriam Nelson and Tufts University,
whose research has shown that moderate free-weight training
performed at least twice a week for six months
can improve strength and balance,
and increase energy levels,
while significantly increasing bone density.

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POSTPONED: Miss Aileen returns for another art class!
Saturday, March 28th from 12-2:30.

All materials provided free of charge.
Call or stop in to register. Limited to 12.


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POSTPONED: Coming for April Vacation!
Bwana Iguana Reptile Adventure!
Tuesday, April 14th at 3pm

Ongoing Events



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