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Imperial County Free Library Locations to Close Temporarily for Maintenance

July 29, 2016

EL CENTRO, Calif Several Imperial County Free Library locations are scheduled to close for a few weeks in August so that staff can conduct annual maintenance, inventory and participate in staff development activities.

Any books that are due during the closure can be returned at the book drop of one of the branches. Other heat-sensitive materials such as DVDs and audio books can be returned once the library is reopened. Any fines accumulated due to the closure will be forgiven.

The Imperial County Free Library branches will close according to the schedule below:

  • Heber 1132 Heber Avenue; closed August 4-19, 2016

  • Salton City 1209 Van Buren Road; closed August 10-19, 2016

  • Calipatria 105 South Lake Avenue; closed August 10-19, 2016

  • Holtville 101 East 6th Street; closed August 10-19, 2016

Regular office hours will resume for all of the branches beginning August 22, 2016. For more information, visit the Imperial County Free Library website at or call (442) 265-7100.

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