Holidays and Closings

Holidays and Closings

All Library locations will be closed on the following dates:

Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023 New Year's Day
Monday, Jan. 2, 2023 New Year's Day (Observed)
Sunday, Apr. 9, 2023  
Sunday, Apr. 16, 2023 Emancipation Day
Monday, May 29, 2023 Memorial Day
Monday, June 19, 2023 Juneteenth
Tuesday, July 4, 2023 Independence Day
Monday, Sept. 4, 2023 Labor Day
Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023 Veterans Day
Thursday, Nov. 23, 2023 Thanksgiving Day
Sunday, Dec. 24, 2023  
Monday, Dec. 25, 2023 Christmas Day
Sunday, Dec. 31, 2023  

Library hours will be reduced on the following dates:

Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2023 Neighborhood and Co-Located Libraries 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

A Library location will be open in each ward on the following dates:

Monday, Jan. 16, 2023 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, Feb. 20, 2023 Presidents Day
Monday, Apr. 17, 2023 Emancipation Day (Observed)
Monday, Oct. 9, 2023 Indigenous Peoples Day
Friday, Nov. 10, 2023 Veterans Day (Observed)

Neighborhood libraries will be open from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library will be open from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. The libraries were selected based on their size and close proximity to public transportation.

The DC Public Library is open online for customers 365 days a year! Access digital resources and watch live and pre-recorded virtual programs on Youtube and Facebook

*Specialty departments like the Adult Learning Department, Center for Accessibility, the Labs at DC Public Library and The People's Archive are not open on holidays.