Holidays & Closing

Holidays and Closings:

The Durham Library will be closed on the following holidays:

New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Day
Presidents Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day Weekend (Saturday, Sunday, and Monday)
Durham Fair Weekend (last full weekend in September)
Columbus Day
Thanksgiving Day
Friday after Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
New Year’s Eve

Hours of Operation:

Monday through Thursday from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Friday and Saturday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Closed Sundays.

Items checked out may be returned at any time in the book and A/V drop boxes in the library parking lot.


Emergency situations and adverse conditions, such as a power failure, severe storm, no heat or water, may occur which make it impossible for the library to operate.  The library director, or her/his designee, has the authority to determine whether and when the library should close. This information will be conveyed on the library website, local television’s closings alerts and if possible, on the library’s telephone message.