As of Monday, patrons of state public libraries aged 12 and older must show full proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result issued within the past 72 hours in order to enter libraries .
The requirement is due to an executive order issued by Governor David Ige that those entering state property must be fully vaccinated or show a negative test result.
Visitors aged 5 years and over should also wear an appropriate mask covering the nose, mouth and chin at all times while in the library, practicing hand hygiene and physically distancing themselves from others.
Proof of full vaccination can be via a digital or hard copy of the vaccination card. Customers must also present a valid photo ID.
Visitors unable to enter the building will be assisted by staff at the gate, according to a press release. This includes photocopying and cashier services.
Customers can also access content at libraryshawaii.org.