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Delaware Libraries: COVID-19: Re-Opening Considerations

Information about library program cancellations, as well as links to other COVID-19 sites for libraries and Delaware.

Agenda for Director's Meeting

Topics 

DDL General Updates

REALM Updates

Public Library Updates!  All

DLC/PL Updates -- Rose, Michelle

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COVID Questions

510Closed Outlets Due to COVID-19

511Public Services During COVID-19

512Electronic Materials Added Due to COVID-19

513Electronic Library Cards Issued Before COVID-19

514Electronic Library Cards Issued During COVID-19

515Reference Service During COVID-19

516Outside Service During COVID-19

517Live Virtual Programs During COVID-19

518Recordings of Program Content During COVID-19

519External WiFi Access Before COVID-19

520External WiFi Access Added During COVID-19

521External WiFi Access Increased During COVID-19

522Staff Re-Assigned During COVID-19

Q3 FY21 Current Documents

Q2 FY21 Current Documents

Q1 FY21 Current Documents

DLC COVID-19 Related Data

General Reopening Considerations

A year after COVID-19 upended our lives, we are still contending with many uncertainties. Pandemics make for a complex problem in a complex system. Organizations have had to make decisions quickly based on information that is patchy, flawed, or indirect. Undisputed conclusions are hard to settle on, and there is no one decision to rule them all. Turns out, this uncertainty is the nature of decision-making during a global public health crisis.
The REALM project draws on experts in this area to offer some tips for how to navigate ambiguity in these circumstances: https://www.oclc.org/realm/resources/managing-uncertainty.html

Small Business Recovery Town Hall showing the proposed Phase 1 and 2 levels of reopening for businesses:

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DE State Recommendations

Curbside Pickup

Fake ADA Exempt Mask Card