October 2020-September 2021 Holiday Closings

The Ask a Librarian collaborative desks (Statewide and Academic) will close on the following days. You will not see the option to staff these desks until we reopen them the next day. Your library’s local desk will remain available to staff if you choose to do so during these closures.

November 2020

*Special Academic Desk Closure November 26 through January 1*

11/11 (Wednesday) Veterans Day

11/26-11/28 (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) Thanksgiving


December 2020

12/23-1/1 (Thursday through the next Saturday) Winter Break


January 2021

*Academic Desk Reopens on 1/2 along with Statewide after the Winter Break*

1/18 (Monday) MLK Jr. Day


April 2021

4/4-4/5 (Sunday and Monday) Easter and Passover


May 2021

5/31 (Monday) Memorial Day


July 2021

7/4 and 7/5 (Sunday the 4th and Monday the 5th) Independence Day


September 2021

9/6 (Monday) Labor Day

If your library will close outside of these dates, please seek coverage help from the AskRef ListServ: askref@askref.simplelists.com