When Are Libraries Closed, Open For Thanksgiving Weekend?

When Are Libraries Closed, Open For Thanksgiving Weekend?

Who doesn’t love a library? All of Kane County libraries are wonderful places to spend time, especially on your day off.

But are Kane County libraries open or closed during the upcoming Thanksgiving weekend? When can you drop in for a book, magazine, computer or cup of coffee?

While most are closed Thanksgiving Day, some are closed for both Thanksgiving Day and the day after. Some close a little early on the Wednesday prior to Thanksgiving. And a few have multiple days off.

Click on this link to see what municipalities, businesses and others are open or closed for Thursday and Friday this week.

Here’s a look at the information provided on the websites of each library that serves portions of Kane County:

Algonquin Area Public Library District

  • Nov. 22, Thanksgiving Eve Close at 5 p.m.
  • Nov. 23 —Thanksgiving Day closed.

Aurora Public Library

  • Closed Thanksgiving Day, open on Friday.

Barrington Area Library:

Bartlett Public Library

Batavia Public Library

  • Wednesday, Nov. 22 — closed at 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 23 — closed
  • Friday, Nov. 24 — open

Big Rock Public Library

Hours:

  • Mondays 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Thursdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (But Closed on Thanksgiving and Other Holidays)
  • Saturdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Elgin Community College Library

  • Thanksgiving Recess: 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22 – Sunday, Nov. 26

Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library

  • Closed Thanksgiving Day, open Friday after.

Fox River Valley Libraries

  • Wednesday, Nov. 22 — closed at 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 23 — closed
  • Friday, Nov. 24 — open 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Dundee) / 5 p.m. Randall Oaks

Gail Borden Public Library

  • Wednesday, Nov. 22 — closed at 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 23 — closed
  • Friday, Nov. 24 — open
    • Main Library 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday
    • South Elgin Branch lobby 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday
    • Rokow Branch 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday

Geneva Public Library

  • Wednesday, Nov. 22 — closed at 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 23 — closed
  • Friday, Nov. 24 — open

Huntley Area Public Library

Kane County Law Library

Kaneville Public Library

Maple Park Public Library

  • Library closed Thursday, Nov. 23, to Saturday, Nov. 25.

Messenger Public Library of North Aurora

  • Wednesday, Nov. 22 — closed at 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 23 — closed

Oswego Public Library

Both the Oswego Campus and the Montgomery Campus:

  • Wednesday, Nov. 22 — closed at 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 23 — closed

St. Charles Public Library

  • Wednesday, Nov. 22 — closed at 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 23 — closed

Sugar Grove Public Library

  • Wednesday, Nov. 22 — Hours 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 23 — closed

Town & Country Public Library District

Waubonsee Community College Library

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