Many people take for granted the Library. So few things in this world are still absolutely free now days, but the fact that you can walk into a building and borrow the world of information is amazing! Whether it's a place for you to use the internet, do research, or just find a new companion, a world in a book is amazing, and is a joy that I have never, and hope to never take for granted. In order to take full advantage of your local library... you have to know when they're even open!

Starting Friday, October 1st, 2021 the Yakima Valley Libraries will be adjusting their operating hours, including some branches opening back up on Saturdays. Something that hasn't happened since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Beginning Friday, October 1, several Yakima Valley Libraries locations will have new open hours, including Yakima...

Posted by Yakima Valley Libraries on Wednesday, September 29, 2021

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Here are just some of the locations and new times!

Yakima Central Library:
Monday - Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 6pm

West Valley Library:
Monday - Thursday:  9am - 7pm
Friday - Saturday: 9am - 6pm

Selah Library:
Monday - Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 3pm

Naches Library:
Tuesday - Saturday: 12pm - 5pm

Moxee Library:
Tuesday - Friday: 1pm - 6pm
Saturday:  10am - 3pm

Sunnyside Library:
Monday - Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 3pm

Terrace Heights Library:
Tuesday: 10am - 6pm
Wednesday - Friday: 1pm - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 3pm

For the full list of locations and hours, you can check out YVL.org.

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