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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.

DOORSIDE PICKUP
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
TUESDAY: 11am-7:30pm
SATURDAY: 9:30am-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.

STAFF ASSISTANCE
Questions? Staff is on site to answer calls & emails: Mon, Wed, Thurs & Fri, & Sat: 9:30am-3pm and Tues: 9:30am-7:30pm.

All virtual programs will take place as scheduled. For econtent & online resources, visit fortleelibrary.org. 

No Library card? No problem!
Sign up for an eCard here.

Vacination Information

The primary resource for information:

https://covid19.nj.gov/pages/vaccine

The direct link to the state registration page:

https://covidvaccine.nj.gov/

The Telephone Number for the New Jersey Immunization Information System:

 (609) 826-4861 

The comprehensive list of current vaccine sites can be found at:

https://covid19.nj.gov/pages/healthcare-worker-covid-19-vaccine-locations

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:

https://www.state.nj.us/health/cd/topics/vmsignup.shtml 

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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