Libraries closing today at 5 p.m. and Friday, Oct. 7 due to Hurricane Matthew

October 6, 2016

Gainesville, Fla. – Due to the state of emergency for all of Florida declared by Gov. Rick Scott for Hurricane Matthew, all Alachua County Library District library locations will close at 5 p.m. today and remain closed all day Friday, Oct. 7. If local conditions permit, libraries will reopen at their regularly scheduled hours on Saturday, Oct. 8. Visit for updates and more information.

For additional information, contact Nickie Kortus at or (352) 334-3909.



If a person with a disability needs an accommodation in order to participate in this event he or she is entitled, at no cost to him or her, to the provision of certain assistance.  Please contact the Alachua County Library District at 352-334-3910 at least three (3) days prior to the event.  TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).  

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