Near closing time, the reference librarian should make announcements via the PA system to inform patrons of impending closing. The PA has a tan phone that is located next to the reference desk. To make an announcement, follow these steps:
- Pick up the handset and dial 1-1-0
- Hold down the M key and make your announcement
- Hit the C key to conclude
20 Minutes Before Closing: Your attention please. The library will be closing in 20 minutes. Please return all laptop computers to the front desk. And if you have materials to check out, please do so now.
5 Minutes Before Closing: Your attention please. The library will be closing in 5 minutes.
At Closing Time: Your attention please. The library is now closed. Please gather your belongings and exit the building.