Snowstorms or Hazardous Weather Conditions Policy

Phoenix Public Library

Snowstorms or Hazardous Weather Conditions Policy

Adopted March 12, 2018

In the event of snowstorms or hazardous weather conditions the Phoenix Public Library will abide the following procedure:

The library will close or may close early at the director’s discretion.

All staff will be notified by the Director or designated person when the library is going to close. The closing announcement will appear on TV channels 3, 5, 9 and Spectrum News and on http://www.localsyr.com/home and http://www.cnycentral.com under closings and delays. The library webpage and Facebook page will also be updated with the closing information.

Should the library be open and weather conditions deteriorate, the Director or designated person will determine if the library should close based upon weather reports and recommendations from the village. At least one hour notice will be given to patrons within the building and to the general public.  The closing announcement will appear on TV channels 3, 5 & 9 and Spectrum News on http://www.localsyr.com/home and http://www.cnycentral.com under closings and delays.  The library webpage and Facebook page will also be updated with the closing information.

A member of the Board will be notified when the library closes.  The village will be notified when the library closes for snow removal purposes.  NCLS will also be contacted if the library closes.