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We're increasing our hours at the Southwest Branch Libraries! Starting Monday, January 24, 2022, this branch will be open additional days on Wednesday and Thursday from 11am-6pm. To learn more about additional hours, visit our full list of Hours and Locations.
We're expanding our currently open locations! Starting Thursday, January 27, 2022, the Holloway-Gonzales branch library will be open additional days on Thursdays and Fridays from 11am-6pm. To learn more about additional hours, visit our full list of Hours and Locations.
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