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MLK Day closures

MLK Day closures

Jan 13, 2021 | Library , Patrick Beaver Memorial , Ridgeview , Public Services , Parks , Collections , Recreation & Sports Tourism

The City of Hickory will close its offices on Monday, January 18, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. City of Hickory offices will reopen on Tuesday, January 19, at 8:30 a.m.

Other City department closings and/or schedule updates:

Public Services
The Solid Waste Division and its services, including garbage and recycling pickup, will operate on a normal schedule.

Hickory Public Library
Hickory Public Library, the Patrick Beaver Memorial main facility and the Ridgeview Branch, will be closed on Monday, January 18. Patrick Beaver Memorial Library will reopen at its current hours on Tuesday, January 19. As previously announced, the Ridgeview Branch Library will remain closed through Saturday, January 23, in order to allow staff to pack and move materials in preparation for renovations to the existing building. The Ridgeview Branch Library will reopen at its current hours the following Monday (January 25), with operations located in the neighboring Ridgeview Recreation Center at 115 Seventh Avenue SW.

Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism
The Administrative Offices, Highland Recreation Center, and Brown Penn Recreation Center will be closed on Monday, January 18. All other recreation centers continue to be closed to the public. Parks are open 365 days a year.


City of Hickory

76 North Center Street
Hickory, North Carolina 28601
Phone: (828) 323-7400
Fax: (828) 323-7550



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