The Austin Public Library will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

New Year's: Tuesday, December 31 (close at 6 p.m.); Wednesday January 1*, 2014

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday: Monday, January 20*

Presidents' Day: Monday, February 17*

Easter: Sunday, April 20

Memorial Day: Saturday**, Sunday**, and Monday, May 24, 25, and 26*

Independence Day: Friday, July 4*

Labor Day: Saturday**, Sunday**, August 30, 31 and Monday September 1*

Veterans Day: Tuesday, November 11*

Thanksgiving: Wednesday, November 26 (close at 6 p.m.);
Thursday and Friday, November 27 * and 28*

Christmas: Wednesday and Thursday, December 24* and 25*

New Year's: Wednesday, December 31 (close at 6 p.m.); Thursday, January 1*, 2015

* Dates are official City of Austin holidays.

** Indicates that Recycled Reads is open.

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