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Can I bring food or drink into the library?

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As of April 10, there is no public access to our library facilities other than for picking up requested materials and returns through August 2021.

 To help keep our facilities as sanitary and safe as possible, drinks are allowed in the Library but no food is allowed.

 


Policies vary by library (see below).  In most libraries, water and other beverages are allowed if contained in a covered, spill-proof container; however no beverages are permitted near computers.

Babbidge (Storrs): Hot foods are not allowed, however we do allow some foods, like sandwiches, packaged foods, and vending-machine type candy, chips, and snacks. Acceptable beverages to have in the library are covered and spill-proof, such as travel mugs with lids and bottles with screw-on tops. No foods or beverages are permitted around public computers, video viewing stations, photocopiers, printers, or microfilm reader/printers.
Avery Point: Hot food is not permitted anywhere in the library. Water and other beverages are allowed if contained in a covered container, however beverages are not permitted near the computers.
Hartford,  Waterbury:  Food is not permitted anywhere in the library. Water and other beverages are allowed if contained in a covered container, however beverages are not permitted near the computers.

Stamford:: Hot foods, salads, and sandwiches are not allowed, but we do allow snack foods. Acceptable beverages to have in the library are covered and spill-proof, such as travel mugs with lids and bottles with screw-on tops. Food or drink are not allowed by the computers.

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