Libraries Will be Closed on Thanksgiving, November 25

All libraries will be closed on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 25. You can still use some contactless and online services while we're closed. Find out how the holiday will impact services.

Customer Service

Ask KCLS staff will not be available by email, chat, or phone. Staff will not be available to respond to questions on our social media accounts. These customer service channels will resume normal operation on Friday, November 26.

In-Building Visits

Library buildings will not be open on the holiday. In-building services will not be available. If your library is open for visits on Fridays, hours will resume on Friday, November 26.

Redmond Ridge Library Express will be open for self-serve hold pickup. You'll be able to scan or type your library card at the secure entry to enter the building. You'll also be able to return items to the book drop.

You can find current hours on your library's location page.

Curbside Pickup

Curbside pickup ended when all libraries reopened in July. Curbside pickup is no longer available at any location.


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.


Book drops and Self-Check-in stations will be open on the holiday. You can return items to any book drop while we are closed on Thanksgiving. Please note that staff will not be available to clear book drops if they fill up while we're closed. Find a book drop or Self-Check-in station near you.

Events and Programs

No library events are scheduled on Thursday, November 25. 

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 your next bake or comfort meal. Get creative in the kitchen with cooking and baking eBooks. Browse all staff picks in food and cooking eBooks. Or, browse all food and cooking eBooks.

Need help picking perfect holiday gifts? Make informed choices when you shop online. Read product reviews you can trust. Explore the holiday gift guide. Log in to Consumer Reports with your library card.

Browse all of the 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 on your library's location page.