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Can I bring food or drink into the library?

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To help keep our facilities as sanitary and safe as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic, no food or drink (other than bottled beverages) is allowed in the Library. 

 


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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