Leahy Library Covid-19 Procedures

Hand sanitizer and a mask.

Procedures for using the Vermont Historical Society's Leahy Library, winter/spring 2021:

  • Researchers must make advance appointments at library@vermonthistory.org or 802-479-8509 to use the library.
  • A maximum of 4 researchers may be in the library at one time; a maximum of 6 staff and volunteers may be in the library at one time if they are spread out in different spaces.
  • Entrance to the Leahy Library will be through the elevator; we are on the second floor.
  • Researchers must sign in with name, phone number, and e-mail address.
  • Researchers must wash their hands upon entering the library.
  • Researchers and staff must wear masks.
  • Researchers and staff must maintain 6-foot distances from other people.
  • Cashless transactions are preferred.
  • Chairs have been removed in the reading rooms so that researchers can safely sit apart from others.
  • Sinks, hand sanitizer and surface cleaner are available in the library for use by patrons and staff.
  • Library spaces and restrooms will be cleaned according to CDC standards by custodial staff.
  • If you are coming from out of state, you must follow the state's guidelines for travel from other states.  Consult the state's Covid-19 travel information page and cross-state travel map for more information. 

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