Libraries Will be Closed on Veterans Day, November 11

All libraries will be closed on Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11. 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 12.

In-Building Visits

Library buildings will be closed. In-building services will not be available on the holiday. If your library is open for visits on Fridays, hours will resume on November 12.

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 Veterans 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 or Self-Check-in station near you.

Events and Programs

No library events are scheduled on Thursday, November 11.

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 on your library's location page.

Books and Events about Veterans

Honor Veterans' stories. Connect to resources in the community. Visit our Veterans page to find out what's available.