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Princeton Public Library Will Expand Friday Hours

The Princeton Public Library will stay open until 9 p.m. on Fridays beginning June 1, Library Executive Director Leslie Burger announced today. The library normally closes at 6 p.m. on Fridays.

Burger said extending the Friday hours is the result of community requests, and that the move has been made possible by private gifts to the Princeton Public Library Foundation.

“We’ve had many requests over the years for regular Friday night hours and we’re so pleased to be able to provide services the community desires and values,” Burger said. “We’ve had special events on Friday nights in the recent past and in the early 2000s, we hosted a monthly series of Friday night programs, but this is the first time we’ll be open every Friday night.”

The library is open 72 hours per week: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday- Thursday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 1-6 p.m. on Sunday. Other operating hours will be unchanged when the Friday schedule becomes 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on June 1.

“One of the goals of our 2011-’13 Strategic Plan was to make it easier and more convenient for customers to use the library and Friday night hours are part of achieving that goal,” Burger said. “We’re able to do this because of the generosity of community members who make gifts to the Princeton Public Library Foundation. We’re very grateful for their support.”

Library staff are planning events in the Community Room on selected Friday evenings. All floors of the library will be open during the expanded hours, Burger said.

Krystal Knapp

Krystal Knapp is the founding editor of Planet Princeton. She can be reached via email at editor AT planetprinceton.com. Send all letters to the editor and press releases to that email address.

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