The Balme Library of the University of Ghana will reopen on Monday, June 15, 2020 as final year students of the University return to campus.
It will operate within the hours of 8:30am and 8:00pm daily.
However, only final year students; that is level 400 and final year post graduate students, will be admitted.
According to management of the Library, it will accommodate 534 patrons whilst the 24-hour reading room will accommodate 133.
To help with COVID-19 contact tracing, patrons who will use the facility will be required to put down their contact details.
Meanwhile, patrons are encouraged to come along with their valid University of Ghana Identification Cards.
Other arrangements by the facility’s management during this period of a partial reopening of the University are as follows;
- Patrons are to observe all safety protocols established at the entrance, within and at the exit of the Library. Patrons should note that No Nose Mask, No Entry into the Balme Library.
- Social Distancing of at least 1 meter must be adhered to at all times in the Balme Library.
- To avoid over-crowding in the Balme Library, patrons are encouraged to use the Library’s e-resources and platforms often when there is no need to physically use the library.
- All final year students ie. Level 400 and Final year Post Graduate students who have library books in their possession are encouraged to submit them to the library by the end of June 2020 to avoid any sanctions.