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Montgomery County Public Libraries Announces New Branch Hours Beginning Sunday, Jan. 24

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Montgomery County Public Libraries will temporarily reduce their hours of service to 48 hours weekly beginning Sunday, Jan. 24. Sunday service will be discontinued, and all branches will be open 8 hours on other days.

The branches will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday.  The Noyes Library will remain closed.

“The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic unfortunately requires us to make this decision,” said MCPL Director Anita Vassallo.  “I hope that we will be able to begin to restore our operating hours as the situation improves over the course of the year.”

Holds to Go! MCPL’s contactless holds pickup service will take place during the new hours. The adjustment to hours will make it possible to continue Holds to Go! at all branches.

Virtual services may take place outside of the new branch hours. Digital services will continue to be available 24/7.

For more information about MCPL services, visit the website.

 

 

Release ID: 21-027
Media Contact: Judy Stiles 240-463-2442