SAN ANTONIO – KSAT viewers asked Mayor Ron Nirenberg the SAQ: When will the San Antonio Public Library be able to reopen?
Nirenberg said city officials are currently working with the library on developing a reopening strategy. While the Bexar County Bibliotechs have reopened to provide access to technology during the pandemic, the Mayor says libraries pose a higher risk.
“The problem with the traditional libraries is that there is a lot of exchange of goods, hard goods. So there is a lot of mixing and mingling that doesn’t take place at a digital library like Bibliotech,” Nirenberg explained.
The Mayor says the transition team will make a plan for the library to reopen once they see a consistent flattening of the curve.
Watch Nirenberg’s full interview on the News at 9 below.
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