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Gerber/Hart Library closed until March 31 over coronavirus

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CHICAGO — The Gerber/Hart Library and Archives, an LGBTQ archive, announced Monday they would be closed until March 31.

The library posted this announcement on their Facebook page:

Hi All – Gerber/Hart will be closed to the public until March 31st, and we are postponing our March 25th film screening and discussion. Please see below for a message on how operations at Gerber Hart will change based on efforts to combat the spread of Covid19:
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In support of efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19, Gerber/Hart will be closed to the public until March 31.
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Upcoming programs will be postponed or canceled:
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The March 25 Disappeared: Chicago’s Lost Lesbian Bars film screening and panel discussion has been postponed.
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The March 24 game night has been canceled.
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The April 18 exhibit opening program for the Q: Activism at the Margins, has been postponed. The exhibit will still open in April.
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During this period of time, checked-out items can be returned in the book return box on the first floor in Walgreens during their open hours (Mon-Thu 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sat 9 a.m.-3 p.m.). Items can be renewed by sending an email to [email protected]
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Gerber/Hart shares a building with Howard Brown Health. To ensure the safety of its patients, clients, staff, and others who use the building, Howard Brown Health has instituted measures for people experiencing flu-like symptoms or believing they have been exposed to COVID-19. See howardbrown.org/coronavirus-faq/
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Updates regarding Gerber/Hart will be posted at gerberhart.org or can be requested by emailing [email protected]
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For information on COVID-19 in Chicago and measures and guidance to respond to it go to the Chicago Department of Public Health: http://www.chicago.gov/coronavirus @ Gerber Hart Library and Archives

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