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What's Open and What's Closed on Columbus Day?

Columbus Day is Monday, Oct. 14.

Photo Credit: Leann Pettit
Photo Credit: Leann Pettit

Government: Upper Dublin Township Offices and Montgomery County government offices closed.

Libraries: Upper Dublin Library and Norristown Library will be open.

Schools: Our Lady of Mercy Regional Catholic School will hold full day classes. Germantown Academy is closed.

Trash/Recycling/Yard Waste: In Upper Dublin, if your trash/recycling or yard waste day falls on Columbus Day, it will be rescheduled for Wednesday of the same week.

PennDOT Drivers License Centers: PennDOT centers will be closed on Saturday, Oct. 12 and Monday, Oct. 14 for Columbus Day.

Banks: Columbus Day is a bank holiday.

Mail: USPS will not deliver mail on Monday, Oct. 14. UPS and FedEx will still deliver.

SEPTA: SEPTA will run on the regular weekday schedule for all services.

Liquor Stores: According to the PA Liquor Control Board website, most Wine & Spirits stores will be open for their regular Monday hours. However, some will have alternate holiday hours or be closed. Call ahead before heading out.

Zoo: The Philadelphia Zoo is open 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., The Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown, is open 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Editor's Note: Upper Dublin Schools are not closed on Monday, Oct. 14 for Columbus Day.

SMDH October 13, 2013 at 08:42 AM
um, I work for the district--Upper Dublin schools are NOT closed on Columbus day!
SMDH October 13, 2013 at 05:27 PM
thanks for correcting!

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