COVID-19 Notices & Information
DOORSIDE PICK-UP & STAFF ASSISTANCE
Due to the current health conditions, FLPL will be offering doorside pickup starting on 12/21/2020. The interior building will not be accessible to the public during this time.
Place your request
Fort Lee Cardholders can place requests for items from FLPL and other BCCLS libraries, using the online catalog at bccls.org (the fastest way!)
You can also call or email us. Contact information below.
Wait for a confirmation email or phone call
You will receive an email or phone call notifying you that your item is available for pickup during the following time slots:
MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY & FRIDAY: 11am-3pm
How do I pick up my items?
Doorside pickup is located near the revolving door entrance. When you arrive, ring the bell for assistance and provide your first & last name to the attending staff member. Once retrieved, your item will be placed on the table for you.
IT IS REQUIRED THAT YOU wear a FACE COVERING and wait in line at the six foot markers.
Items will be held for 4 business days, excluding Sunday. Unclaimed items will be returned to the shelf.
Beginning on Dec 21, RETURNS of books, DVDs and other media are accepted in the outdoor book drops ONLY. Drops are open 24/7.
Questions? Staff is on site to answer calls & emails: Mon, Wed, Thurs & Fri, & Sat: 9:30am-3pm and Tues: 9:30am-7:30pm.
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The primary resource for information:
The direct link to the state registration page:
The Telephone Number for the New Jersey Immunization Information System:
The comprehensive list of current vaccine sites can be found at:
The NJ Department of Health has vaccine page, including the state’s submitted vaccination plan: https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/covid2019_vaccination.shtml
And finally, to subscribe to the e-newsletter, VAX Matters, please use this link:
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