Logan Libraries COVID-19 information for customers
All Logan City Council Libraries are open to the community during normal opening hours.
Logan Libraries is committed to working alongside the community to reduce the spread of COVID-19. To provide safe access to library services, Logan Libraries is following all Queensland Health COVID-19 directions.
The following provides further information on the measures Logan Libraries has in place to help support the health and well-being of the community:
Contact tracing is one of the key tools in containing potential COVID-19 transmission in the community. The Queensland State Government has made contact tracing mandatory at all libraries. Logan City Council is using the Check-In QLD app to provide a quick and secure way to contact trace.
When visiting a library, you will need to use the Check-In Qld app on your mobile phone. If you don’t have a mobile phone or prefer not to use the Check-In QLD app, Library staff can help you check-in easily and securely.
For more information on the app, visit https://www.covid19.qld.gov.au/check-in-qld or call the Check-In Qld helpline on 134 COVID (13 42 68).
Public health controls
To provide safe access to library services, Logan Libraries is following all Queensland Health COVID-19 directions. All Queensland libraries must follow the public health controls of:
- Physical distancing (keeping 1.5 metres distance between yourself and others)
- Hand hygiene
- Respiratory hygiene
- Regular cleaning
People visiting Logan Libraries need to adhere to these measures and follow any direction from Library staff.
Library customers feeling unwell or displaying flu-like symptoms are asked to not visit the library until they feel better.
Mandatory face mask wearing in libraries
As per Queensland Government health restrictions, from 29 June 2021 it is a condition of entry that a face mask must be worn at all times while in the library.
Please note the requirement to wear a face mask does not apply to infants and children under the age of 12 years.
Community transmission of COVID-19 in Logan
In the event of community transmission of COVID-19 in Logan, Logan Libraries’ response will be directed by the Queensland State Government and Logan City Council. In these situations, Logan Libraries will keep the community informed about any changes to library service through the Library website and Council’s Facebook page.
Safe access to Library Services
Logan Libraries are pleased to be providing a range of library services to our community including in-person children’s and adult events, computers, Wi-Fi, printing, technology help and library collections.
All library services have been reviewed and appropriate measures have been put in place to ensure customers can safely access what they need while adhering to Queensland Health COVID-19 safety measures.
Customers wanting more information about library services are welcome to speak to library staff when they next visit their library. Customers can also phone their local library or email Libraries at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below is further information about key library services and any COVID-safe measures in place to support customers:
Library meeting rooms are available for community use. Meeting room use is by booking only and is free of charge to community groups and small businesses located or operating in the City of Logan.
To provide the community with access to library meeting rooms, Logan Libraries needs to adhere to all government COVID health directions in place. Logan Libraries must also ensure all meeting room users apply COVID-safety measures and follow all relevant health directions.
Information about meeting room bookings and the COVID-safe requirements of meeting room users is available here.
Study rooms and library sitting spaces
Study rooms and sitting spaces are available for library customers to use.
Customers wanting to use a library study room can make a booking by phoning their local library or by speaking to staff when they visit. Some safety measures are in place in study rooms and library staff will assist you with this at the time of your booking.
To help with physical distancing, libraries have rearranged furniture and may have seating limits in some areas of the library. These changes are in place to help library customers keep a 1.5 metre distance between themselves and other library customers.
Library events and activities
Logan Libraries is excited to provide Logan residents with a range of in-person and online library events.
Library events include story times for children under 5, STEAM activities, homework and reading help, book clubs, tech help, author talks, literacy-help, health, well-being, and lifestyle workshops. All library events are free and bookings are essential.
In-person library events are delivered using a COVID-safe plan. To provide a safe environment for everyone attending, numbers are limited, and attendees are required to contact trace, maintain their physical distance and follow all directions of library staff.
Logan Libraries is continuing to provide online events for people wanting to enjoy a library event at home. Logan Libraries offers a range of free live-stream and on-demand events for all ages.
Information about in-person and online library events is available here.
Logan Libraries provides the community with an extensive range of items that can be borrowed free of charge. All nine libraries across Logan have a wide selection of books, magazines, audiobooks, DVDs and CDs for you to borrow and enjoy.
Please visit our Library website to search for library items and to place holds.
Logan Libraries also offers a large range of online material including eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines. eBooks are free to use and can be borrowed anytime from the Library website.