Madison Public Libraries to go back to full service hours

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MADISON, Wis. — All Madison Public Libraries will return to full service hours next month.

The city of Madison’s website said that all 9 public libraries will go back to regular hours on Tuesday, September 7.

Open hours will be:

Alicia Ashman Library, 733 N. High Point Rd.
10am-6pm weekdays, 9am-5pm Saturdays

Central Library, 201 W. Mifflin St.
9am-9pm Mondays-Thursdays,* 9am-6pm Fridays, 9am-5pm Saturdays, 1-5pm Sundays
*Children’s Room closes at 6pm

Goodman South Madison Library, 2222 S. Park St.
10am-8pm weekdays, 9am-5pm Saturdays, 1-5pm Sundays

Hawthorne Library, 2707 E. Washington Ave.
10am-8pm weekdays, 9am-5pm Saturdays

Lakeview Library, 2845 N. Sherman Ave.
10am-8pm weekdays, 9am-5pm Saturdays, 1-5pm Sundays

Meadowridge Library, 5726 Raymond Rd.
10am-8pm weekdays, 9am-5pm Saturdays

Monroe Street Library, 1705 Monroe St.
10am-6pm Tuesdays and Fridays, 9am-5pm Saturdays

Pinney Library, 516 Cottage Grove Rd.
9am-9pm weekdays, 9am-5pm Saturdays

Sequoya Library, 4340 Tokay Blvd.
9am-9pm weekdays, 9am-5pm Saturdays

“After nearly a year and a half of operating our libraries with reduced service hours, we are thrilled to return to our fully budgeted hours,” said Library Director Greg Mickells.

The city’s website said due to 2020 budget cuts, many libraries won’t return to their 2019 operating hours.

Library staff will be required to wear masks and they encourage visitors to do the same.