Libraries Will be Closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31

All libraries will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31. You can still use some contactless and online services while we're closed. Find out how services will be impacted by the holiday.

Customer Service

Ask KCLS staff will be unavailable for email, chat, phone. Staff will be unavailable to respond to questions on our social media accounts. These customer service channels will resume normal operation on Tuesday, June 1.

In-Building Visits

Library buildings are not open for visits on Mondays. In-building services will be unavailable but the holiday will not impact them. If your library is open for in-building visits, normal hours will resume on Tuesday, June 1. 

Curbside Pickup

Curbside pickup of holds, printing, and surprise bags is not offered on Mondays. These services will be unavailable but the holiday will not impact them. If your library is open for Curbside pickup, normal hours will resume on Tuesday, June 1. 

Lockers

Lockers are available as a hold pickup option at select library locations. Lockers are available 24/7. If your holds are ready to be collected from a locker, you can pick them up on the holiday.

Returns

Book drops will be open- unless they fill up- on the holiday. You can return items to any book drop while we are closed on Memorial Day. Please note that staff will not be available to clear book drops if they fill up while we're closed. Find a book drop near you.

Events and Programs

No library events are scheduled on Monday, May 31. On June 2, we're hosting an online author talk in honor of Memorial Day. Join us for a conversation with author Eileen Bjorkmank. Eileen is the author of Unforgotten in the Gulf of Tonkin. Learn more about this event and register in our calendar.

Digital Access

You will continue to have access to your online account and digital collections. You can download eBooks, stream music and movies, and more. Find digital services that you can use while libraries are closed.

Your Next Library Visit

Plan your next visit. Find hours and services offered at your library by visiting your library's location page.

Browse Memorial Day Reads

Observe the holiday with books that recount the lives and sacrifices of American soldiers. Check out our picks to read in honor of Memorial Day.