Rows of gravesite headstones at Arlington National Cemetary

Library Closed

Saturday, May 23, 2020 (All day) to Monday, May 25, 2020 (All day)

This library is closed Saturday, May 23 through Monday, May 25 in observance of the Memorial Day weekend.

"Memorial Day, which is observed on the last Monday of May, commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service.  In observance of the holiday, many people visit cemeteries and memorials, and volunteers often place American flags on each grave site at national cemeteries.  A national moment of remembrance takes place at 3:00 p.m. local time." From the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Public Affairs website.

The library is closed on all U.S. Federal holidays. The library is closed the Saturday before Memorial Day and Labor Day and the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving. In 2020 the library is also closed on July 3 and December 26.