Procedure for book returns and self-issue

Taunton and Somerset's process for self-issue and the return of books to the library

Whilst processing any returned books or self-issue slips during our time working alongside Covid-19, please take the following steps to limit risk of transferring the virus.

Returning books

When returns quarantine box is full, please place in the library workroom and date

Image of a book return with the date for return to public space on a post-it

Place new quarantine box on the issue desk

72 hours from date on full quarantine box please:

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  • Wipe each book with Clinell wipe
  • Set aside to dry for one minute
  • Process on LMS
  • Shelve as normal

Self-issue slips

AM- wipe issue slip post box with Clinell wipe

Set aside to dry for one minute

Bring into workroom and slide book to remove slips

Date pile and process after 24 hours

Page last reviewed: 15 June 2021