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COVID-19 Notices & Information

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

FLPL AT HOME: resources for all ages, that you can access from the comfort of your home!

Check out our Virtual Program Schedule!

In keeping with current precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, all Borough of Fort Lee buildings, including the
Library will be completely closed to the public until further notice.  These closures have been done out of an abundance of caution and align with current suggested prevention measures. Please check back for updates.

The Library will be checking voice mail messages from 9am-4pm, Monday – Friday. Please call 201-592-3614 or 3615.
You can also email adult services  at reference@fortlee.bccls.org and youth services at youthservices@fortlee.bccls.org.

A word about fines and due dates:
Don’t worry! All fines will be waived and due dates will be extended. Please do not return library materials during this time. Book & media drops are closed. 
No Library card? No problem!
Sign up for an eCard here.

COVID-19 CALL CENTER  for the Borough of Fort Lee

A Borough-wide call in center has been established at the Fort Lee Police Department by the Office of Emergency Management, which currently will be open from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  The call-in center has been designed to address calls and inquiries that normally would be directed to closed borough offices.

Call: 201-592-3500 x1700 from 10am-4pm 

Email: COVID19@fortleenj.org 

Fill out the form 

Benefits for those impacted by COVID-19

Benefits.gov Help Center – assistance with unemployment, healthcare, business and more

COVID-19 Resources for Business   from the Business District Alliance of Fort Lee

Ways to Help

Feed the Front Lines!! – Help feed healthcare professionals and support local businesses

FLPTAs Care!  – Help get food to those who need

Fort Lee First Responder Window Appreciation

Making a Non-Medical Mask

Surgeon General On Making Masks 

Instagram video  – how to make a homemade mask

Remote Service Available 24/7

Libby:  books and audiobooks

Hoopla: books, audiobooks, movies and tv shows

RBDigital: magazines

New York Times Online
Fort Lee Public Library’s New York Times digital subscription provides ongoing access to NYTimes.com from any of our 14 reference computers, as well as from patron devices registered with our complementary 72 hour pass. When you subscribe with your Fort Lee Public Library card, you’ll get access to articles and blog posts, as well as video, slide shows and other multimedia features. This includes the latest content and news as well as limited access to articles from 1851 to the present day.

You can access the NYT website and content both from inside the library or from home. For either, please register your email address with the New York Times. When accessing from home, you will need to visit this page first and click the ACCESS NEW YORK TIMES ONLINE button. From there you will use a Redeem code that provides access for a 72 hour period. There is no limit on how many codes you can use, so you can keep coming back to get more content! If you have any questions please contact the reference desk.

Pronunciator:  interactive language learning database for Fort Lee Library patrons. You may choose from 60 languages. There are 3,000 language courses and 3 million lessons.

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