(Update January 8th, 2021)
We are OPEN!!! Regular business hours Tuesday-Saturday 12:00-6:00 P.M.
If you prefer curbside we will continue to assist you and have your books ready to go.
We have resumed Toddler Time Programming on Fridays at 10:00 A.M.
We will begin After-School Programing on Tuesday January 19th.
(Update December 14th, 2020)
We open back up tomorrow December 15th for Curbside Pickup. Miss Sherry will remain out on Covid Recovery until later this month. Ms. Sarah will be back doing curbside and getting books in to your hands.
donnellylibrary #Curbside ? We open back up tomorrow!!!! Ms. Sarah will be at the Library at noon. We will have some altered hours, but are available for Curbside. Miss Sherry will remain at home ? recovering from Covid. We are cleaned and ready to go though at the Library. 208-325-8237 / [email protected]
(Update December 8th)
DONNELLY, ID – The Donnelly Public Library District(DPLD) issued the following statement after its regularly scheduled board meeting on December 8, 2020:
“In the interest of public health, the Donnelly Public Library District will remain closed until Tuesday, January 5, 2021. Immediate closure is due to a library employee testing positive for Covid-19. Extended closure will allow time for deep cleaning and previously scheduled carpet installation.
The DPLD has maintained high standards to prevent the spread of Covid-19.Employee did not contract Covid-19 at the Library, and is currently recovering at home.
Limited curbside service will available December 15-18 from Noon – 3pm. Please contact the library directly at (208) 325-8237, or email [email protected].”
Due to Staff (Miss Sherry) testing positive for COvid-19 on Saturday December 5th, 2020 the Library is closed.
The scope of closure will be decided tonight by the Board of Trustees. http://donnelly.lili.org/event/trustee-meeting-3/
This page will be updated December 9th, 2020
The Donnelly Public Library is trying to do everything we can to help in this crazy new environment. The wonderful news is that people are reading a lot! We know that it’s hard to access reading materials when you maybe can’t come to the library, but we’re doing our best to provide our patrons with whatever they need at this time, from books to information and community resources.
ACCESS TO ELECTRONIC LIBRARY RESOURCES
Your library membership includes access to the Idaho Digital Consortium which can be accessed online or through the Libby App (for phones and mobile devices – look in your app store). During this time, the library has free access to Tumblebooks, directions to access are here. Through LiLi, we always have access to the LearningExpress Library and other LiLi resources (see sidebar for links). Sherry has also set up access to Epic and is hosting a competition for Donnelly Elementary classes – check out our Facebook or this post.
In addition to ebooks, we are providing some online programming, including a story hour and Middle School Book Club. Check out our programs page or our Facebook feed for more information.
LINKS TO COMMUNITY INFORMATION AND RESOURCES:
St. Luke’s and the Cascade Medical Center are operating a Covid-19 hotline together 208-381-9500. More information can be found on their Covid-19 announcement.
Check out the Valley County elections page to request an absentee ballot for the May 19, 2020 primary election. There will be no live polling locations. Please continue to watch for information regarding the November election.
All three libraries in Valley County are committed to providing you with the most up-to-date information. We will post information at the libraries and you can check here or at the other libraries’ websites:
For nonprofits the Idaho Community Foundation, United Way and Idaho Nonprofit Center have partnered with the great support of many donors to provide the Covid-19 Fund for nonprofits that need emergency Covid-19 related funding.
For statewide information, go to Idaho’s Coronavirus page.
Donnelly Elementary’s Reading Specialist Mr. Griffith put together a special page for Donnelly Dragons to keep up their reading: https://donnellyelementaryreading.weebly.com/.
Payette Lake Middle School is sending assignments via email and posting them here. Have students check Schoology for updates.
School? – A note from Board Chair Laura Bettis about “School at Home”
AS of December 8th, 2020 We are currently closed.
The Donnelly Public Library reserves the right to insist on masks to protect our staff and our patrons. If you are visiting or coming from a highly impacted area we ask that you inform staff immediately so that we may take extra measures.
curbside pick up [email protected]
For information regarding the safety of library materials and the reason for our concerns please refer to the following article. COVID19 at the Library