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News Wed Jul 18 2012

Chicago Public Libraries to Again Offer Full Days on Mondays

First he closed libraries on Mondays in January, then in February he opened them from 2 to 6pm on Mondays. Now mayor Rahm Emanuel announced in an official statement this past Monday that Chicago Public Libraries will reopen for full 8 hour days on Mondays. "By taking a new and creative approach to staff libraries, not only will young children, parents and adults be able to take advantage of services and resources that our community libraries offer for 8 hours on Mondays, we have an opportunity to broaden the array of services we offer," he said.

 
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