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Saturday, May 25 and Monday, May 27 for the Memorial Day holiday.

Attention Central Library Patrons – As of Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Due to street construction near the 8th St. entrance, please enter the building from Wisconsin Ave. or Wells St. Full street access is available on 9th St. headed North & South. Parking is limited on Wisconsin Ave.

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