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Fanwood Memorial Library Policy Manual
Section: Library Operations

Subject: 2.1 Hours of Operation

The Fanwood Memorial Library will be open a minimum of 54 hours per week. The Library Board will determine days and daily hours of operation.

The Library will close on holidays approved by the Fanwood Memorial Library Board of Trustees, currently detailed in the Policy Manual: Personnel Section: Vacation and Holidays (see 4.2), and at other times deemed necessary by the Library director with the approval of the Library Board.  Except in cases of emergencies, notice of closing will be publicly posted.

Regularly scheduled hours of operation will be established to best meet the needs of Library users and will be evaluated by survey and/or public input on a regular basis.


Monday9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Library will be closed Saturdays and Sundays and open Tuesday mornings in the summer months.

Building Closing: Emergency and Inclement Weather Detail

In the event of an emergency or inclement weather, the Library will be closed. The determination for such closings will be made by the Library Director. If the Director is unavailable, the determination will be made by the senior staff member on premises or available by phone.

Board of Trustees
Approved: June 8, 2009
Revised: February 8, 2016

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