Lockport Union-Sun & Journal Online

Local News

June 21, 2013

Lockport Public Library cutting hours for the summer

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — Lockport Public Library will be closed on Saturdays during July and August.

Reduced summer hours are a cost-saving measure, according to library Director Beverly Federspiel. The Monday-through-Friday only schedule was in effect during the summer of 2012 as well.

Also during the summer, beginning next week, the library will be closed at 4 p.m. on Fridays, instead of 5 p.m. The book drop box at the back of the facility will be locked from 4 p.m. Friday until 8:30 a.m. Saturday, meaning library materials can’t be returned.

Early library closing on Fridays will occur simultaneously with the Labatt Canal Concert Series, which is being staged in the city parking lot behind the library and Lockport Family YMCA on Fridays between June 28 and Aug. 16. The parking area behind the library will be closed at 3 p.m. on concert days.

To reduce the inconveniences to library patrons, Federspiel said, library material due dates will not fall on Fridays or Saturdays while the reductions are in effect.

1
Text Only
Local News
Featured Ads
Front page
Community Events
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Raw: Obama Tours Gyeongbok Palace Swimmer Michael Phelps Back in Competition Raw: Obama Lays Korean War Memorial Wreath Obama Leads Naturalization Ceremony in Seoul Calif. School Bus Crash Hurts Driver, 11 Kids Country Club for Exotic Cars Little Science Behind 'Pollen Vortex' Prediction US Proposes Pay-for-priority Internet Standards Wife Mourns Chicago Doctor Killed in Afghanistan FDA Proposes Regulations on E-cigarettes Kerry Warns Russia of Expensive New Sanctions Mideast Peace Talks Stall on Hamas Deal Cody Walker Remembers His Late Brother Paul Grieving South Korea Puts Up Yellow Ribbons Raw: Kerry Brings His Dog to Work Raw: Girls Survive Car Crash Into Their Bedroom Three U.S. Doctors Killed by Afghan Security Yankees' Pineda Suspended 10 Games for Pine Tar Colleagues Mourn Death of Doctors in Afghanistan Ukraine Launches Operation Against Insurgents