Washington County Announces 2013 Hours for Libraries

After a year of Sunday and Monday closures, the Woodbury library will be open seven days a week (except summer months) starting in 2013.

Sunday and Monday service will return to the R.H. Stafford Library in Woodbury in 2013.

Washington County Library eliminated service on those days at all branches in 2012, as part of a cost-cutting measure.

The library system on Wednesday announced hours for 2013. The new hours take effect Jan. 2.

R. H. Stafford Branch

  • Sunday*, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

*Closed Sundays June through August 

Park Grove Branch, Cottage Grove and Hardwood Creek Branch, Forest Lake

  • Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wildwood Branch, Mahtomedi and Oakdale Branch, Oakdale

  • Monday, 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday through Thursday, 12:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Friday, 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Valley Branch Library, Lakeland

  • Monday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday through Thursday, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Library Express in Hugo, Marine and Newport

  • Open 24/7 for pick-up and return.

Previous Coverage

Washington County Will Cut Library Hours Next Year

Residents React to Plan to Cut Days at Library

Commissioner: County Libraries Adapt To Reduced Hours

All’s Quiet At The Woodbury Library

Reduced Hours Prompts Likely Outcome for Woodbury Library

Washington County Library Wins State Award for Library Express


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