COVID-19 Protocols

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Your health and safety are important to us! We have adopted COVID-19 Protocols in accordance with the Illinois Department of Public Health in an effort to ensure the safety of our staff, volunteers and customers. We ask everyone to do their part to keep yourselves and other safe.

When you visit SCARCE to shop in our Reuse Center or SCARCE-LY Used Books & Records:

  • Face coverings must be worn at all times covering your mouth and nose – we do not allow face shields or vented masks. We offer disposable masks. We reserve the right to refuse entry for incorrect mask usage.
  • Social distancing & capacity controls are in place.
  • Visitors must use the hand sanitizing station upon entry.
  • Regular cart sanitizing will be in place.
  • Restrooms are not available to the public.
  • Any visitor that appears ill will be asked to leave.
  • Persons that have traveled to or live out-of-state are asked to self-quarantine for 14 days before visiting SCARCE.
All donations/deliveries are suspended until further notice (as of 11/19/2020)

When making a delivery or a donation to SCARCE

  • Face coverings must be worn at all times covering your mouth and nose – we do not allow face shields or vented masks. We offer disposable masks. We reserve the right to refuse entry for incorrect mask usage.
  • You must be able to unload your books and other items yourself. If your boxes are heavy we have boxes to give you to spread out the weight. We offer sanitized carts to load your boxes onto.
  • If you do require assistance with your donation please call ahead of time to see how we might be able to help. Please note, due to COVID-19 we are not able to go into any vehicles.
  • Persons that have traveled to or live out-of-state are asked to self-quarantine for 14 days before visiting SCARCE.

Before donating, be sure to review our list of accepted items and make an appointment if you have 5 or more boxes.

These protocols apply to all visitors, donors, staff and volunteers. Please note that this information may change, so check back frequently for the latest updates.

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Now in Addison. We are not accepting donations/deliveries at this time. Review our safety protocols before your visit.