COVID-19 Toolkit: Federal Depository Library Program

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As Federal depository library staff and patrons are dealing with library closures, virtual work environments, and virtual service environments related to the COVID-19 pandemic, finding all of the information you need, and finding reliable information can be daunting.

COVID-19 Guidance for Federal Depository Library Staff

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  • A Tale of Cursed Gloves: Why Working at the Library Can Spread Germs Like Wildfire (created by Mr. Hany Hosny, Access & Lending Services Librarian, Roanoke College)
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COVID-19 Resources for Library Patrons


FDLP shipments & claims will be held at GPO until your library indicates it can accept shipments using our reopening form.

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All Federal depository libraries should complete this form to indicate their library’s operating status. If your library’s status changes, please complete the form again. GPO staff members are tracking this information for the purposes of resuming shipments and general communication. This will help us support you and your library effectively and efficiently.