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Update day: July 13, 2020

About the partial reopening of service in book facility

For prevention of infection spread of new coronavirus, we stopped some services, but we can read book of bookshelf in hall after having taken preventive measures against infection sequentially from Thursday, June 25 and will reopen investigation consultation.
In addition, it follows citizen's, and understanding, please as there is matter needing limit according to practice examples of "new lifestyle" for the time being.

(July 3 update) changed about the use reservation of Municipal Library and Information Center. The details are streets about the following "use of Municipal Library and Information Center" (they extended the time on the reservation deadline.).

(July 13 update) restart opening such as athenaeum, reading room after having taken infectious disease precaution from Thursday, July 16. The details are streets of following "we open athenaeum, reading room on July 16". In addition, we will change service of Municipal Library and Information Center. As for the details, please see "about the following use of Municipal Library and Information Center".

We open athenaeum, reading room on July 16 (July 13 update)

It was said that athenaeum, reading room is unusable after June 25, but will restart the use from Thursday, July 16 after having taken infectious disease precaution.
※Because area and environment are different, there is room not to open sequentially for each room. Please contact each facility for the details.

We take the following infectious disease precaution.

  • We reduce seat and secure distance 1 meter or more.
  • We set up partitioning whether seat facing each other makes alternation.
  • We always ventilate. (depending on opening, need of window or door use of circulator (air circulatory organ))

  ※Bathroom before and after the use, please.

It limits the use time. 

  • I would like the use within one hour to prevent expansion of infection risk by long-time stay.
  • I would like cooperation to leave open in state that reduced the number of seats to be available to many people.

About the use of Municipal Library and Information Center (July 13 update)

We use by advance reservations system from Thursday, June 25, and Municipal Library and Information Center the second floor reopened, but reopens operation in form that before is near after having taken preventive measures against infection from Thursday, July 16.

Main change

<until Wednesday, July 15>

  • Advance reservations system (total permutation system every time division using "event reservation system")
  • All the halls are unreserved seats
  • The use in the closure space (private room) and groups such as reading rooms is impossible
  • Salon (reading space) on the first floor is unavailable

<after Thursday, July 16>

  • We stop advance reservations system, and it is said that admission is possible at any time. (it may limit admission by the congestion situation)
  • Reserved seat is reserved in "seat reservation system", and you issue seat reservation vote at the time of visit, and please use.
  • Some sealing space (private room) reopens the use in state that threw door open.
    Group seat and meeting room limit number of people.
  • As we open salon (reading space) on the first floor, the coming and going of 1.2 floor is enabled with book, too. 

About the use of seat 

  • The second floor has unreserved seat and reserved seat. You issue seat reservation vote at seat reservation terminal, and, about reserved seat, please use. (we need library card)
  • Reservation of reserved seat from the Internet is possible in "seat reservation system" from late-night 0:00 two days ago of the use day. ("seat reservation system" https://www.library.city.sapporo.jp/booth/)
     For use of example) Thursday can make a reservation from 0:00 a.m. when date changes on Tuesday from Monday.
  • We reduce the number of seats. Bench leaves interval, and please sit down.
  • As reading room keeps on having thrown door open, we hear neighboring sounds. Thank you for your understanding beforehand.
  • For ventilation, there is room passing circulator (air circulatory organ, electric fan) to and always hears round tile sound. Thank you for your understanding beforehand.

About group seat, meeting room 

  • Please use group seat in two people - four people.
  • Meeting room 1 stops the use for the time being.
  • Meeting room 2 becomes the use with five. (the prior Internet reservation impossibility)
    ※When group seat is full, even four people are available.

Request on using

  • I would like mask wearing, finger sterilization at the time of admission. 
  • You have fever, a cough, and please refrain from the use when physical condition is poor. 
  • By self-study cannot use. Please refrain from the use and game only for charge.
  • I would like the use within 90 minutes.

※Please contact Municipal Library and Information Center for the details over Municipal Library and Information Center homepage or telephone (TEL208-1113).  

Main service to reopen from Thursday, June 25

The use of seat in hall

We will confine the number of seats to half or less to keep distance. In addition, in some facilities which interval cannot secure, we may remove seat sequentially.
In addition, please note as use of seat of self-study purpose not to use book material in hall is not possible.

The use of rental prohibition information about newspaper or magazine

It may limit types such as newspaper or magazine to avoid crowd in some facilities. The details would appreciate your confirmation directly to each facility.

Investigation consultation at counter

It should be indication each time for the time being in around 30 minutes.

Use (only as for Municipal Central Library, district Library, the Municipal Library and Information Center) of copier

The use (only as for Municipal Central Library, the Municipal Library and Information Center) of various databases

Microfilm, the use (only as for the Municipal Central Library) of the Internet for reading  

Instructions on using

I would like cooperation about the following points to prevent infection spread.

  • We have fever and a cough, and person who is poor in physical condition, please have the use.
  • Please act as mask wearing or hand-washing for prevention of infection at the time of visit.
  • We refrain from conversations in facility, and, in the seat, I would like the use within one hour.
  • You avoid congestion expectation time (you list in the following "time when congestion of each facility is expected") as much as possible, and please visit.
  • When the facility is crowded excessively, I may decline admission.

Time when congestion of each facility is expected

Facility

Opening time

Closed day

Congestion expectation time

Municipal Central Library

Until Monday through Friday: From 9:15 to 20:00
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays: From 9:15 to 17:00

4 second Wednesday

Weekdays: In the morning

Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays: Approximately daylong

District Library From Tuesday to Thursday: From 9:15 to 19:00
It is holiday from Friday to Monday: From 9:15 to 17:00
4 second Wednesday Weekdays: In the morning
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays: Approximately daylong
Picture Book Library From Monday to Sunday: From 9:00 to 17:00 Fourth Friday

From 10:30 to 12:00

From 15:30 to 17:00

Ward Community Center library room From Monday to Sunday: From 9:00 to 17:00 Fourth Friday Weekdays: In the morning
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays: Approximately daylong
Local Center library rooms From Tuesday to Sunday: From 9:00 to 17:00 Friday on Monday fourth in national holiday Weekdays: In the morning
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays: Approximately daylong
The media plaza book corner From Monday to Sunday: From 9:00 to 20:00 Second Monday Weekdays: In the morning
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays: Approximately daylong

Remarks

  • We will examine the reopening of all services including holding of event while seeing the infection situation in the city.
  •  As we will introduce "notice of Hokkaido corona system" sequentially for each book facility, it would appreciate your inflecting at the time of the use by all means.
    Page (the official homepage of Hokkaido) http://www.pref.hokkaido.lg.jp/kz/kks/coronaalertsystem.htm of "notice of Hokkaido corona system"
  • Electronic book is available to Sapporo electronic library with PC and smartphone of each family anytime.