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Teaching & Learning at CCRI

Library Services | Summer 2021

Using the Library In Person and Online



This summer, the library will follow CCRI and library-specific guidelines to ensure your access to library services—in person and online—while also ensuring your safety.

Please explore library services on our home page. We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you back on campus.

And be sure to follow the safety protocols outlined below.

For Your Safety

  • Wear a face mask over both your nose and mouth to prevent the spread of micro-droplets in public
    • Everyone is required to wear a mask/face covering over their nose and mouth when on campus
    • Students are expected to provide their own mask/face covering, however the college will provide a mask/face covering at entry if a person comes to campus without one.
    • If you encounter anyone not wearing a face covering, maintain a physical distance of at least 6 feet. Please do not confront an individual who is not wearing a mask
  • Please answer the screening questions on the COVID Health Check or respond to the screening questions upon entering
  • Have your temperature taken upon entry
  • Please maintain a social distance
    • Stay at least three (3) feet from people unless separated by a physical barrier
    • Stay out of crowded placesdo not gather in groups that cannot comply with social distancing
    • Elevator capacity is limited to two persons, with priority given to persons with mobility challenges
  • Each workspace will need to be cleaned by the user
    • Before starting work at a library workstation, and before leaving the workstation, please wipe down the work surfaces with sanitizing materials provided by the college
  • Contact Tracing
    • If you receive a positive COVID-19 test you must isolate in compliance with the RIDOH regulations and contact CCRI’s Contact Tracing team
  • Testing
    • CCRI is establishing an on-campus COVID-19 surveillance testing protocol to commence this summer. The college will be rapid testing 50% of the college community each week
  • Please get vaccinated
    • CCRI strongly encourages all eligible individuals to receive the COVID vaccine