The Library will be open to the public a minimum of 37 hours per week. The Hours of Operation are as follows:

MONDAY 9:30 a.m. – Noon 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

TUESDAY 9:30 a.m. – Noon 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


THURSDAY 9:30 a.m. – Noon 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


SATURDAY 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


The decision to close the Library for special events will be made by the Library Director and the Board of Trustees. Advance notice of the closing shall be posted for the public.

The Library may close at the Director’s discretion, because of severe weather or other problems. The Library Board President will be consulted within 8 hours and if unreachable, may be notified by email or voice mail.

The Library will be closed on the holidays which are observed by the Village of Waterloo and other days designated by the Library Board of Trustees. If the holiday falls on a day the Library is regularly closed then the holiday may be taken the day before or the day after at the Director’s discretion. Additional closings during the holiday season require approval of the Library Board and will not be paid by the Village unless qualifying vacation time is used. Closing for Director and/or staff continuing education activities, i.e., workshops, conferences, etc. require approval of the Director and Library Board. Notice of the Library closing will be posted in advance for the public on the Library’s website, Facebook and at the front entrance of the Library.

The Library will be closed on the following designated holidays:

  • New Year’s Day (January 1)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (third Monday in January)
  • President’s Day (third Monday in February)
  • Memorial Day (last Monday in May)
  • Independence Day (July 4)
  • Labor Day (first Monday in September)
  • Veteran’s Day (November 11)
  • Thanksgiving (fourth Thursday in November)
  • Christmas (December 25)

Approved by the Agnes Robinson Waterloo Public Library Board on November 19, 2018.