AUBURN, Ala.- The City of Auburn has announced that most City facilities will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 24, Friday, Dec. 25, and Friday, Jan. 1, during the Christmas and New Year's holidays. 

Apart from holiday closures, in the coming weeks, many facilities will have modified hours. The Auburn Public Library will close at 6 p.m. on Dec. 23 and 31 and will be closed on Dec. 24, 25 and Jan. 1. Book drops will remain open, and the online collection of e books, e-audiobooks and digital magazines are always available.

All Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed Dec. 24, 25 and Jan. 1. The following facilities will have special holiday hours: The Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center will be closed Dec. 21-25 for floor maintenance. The Yarbrough Tennis Center will reopen on Dec. 26 at 2 p.m. and will close early on Dec. 31 at 2 p.m. The Frank Brown Recreation Center will close early on Dec. 31 at 5 p.m.

All parks, playgrounds and cemeteries remain open sunup to sundown throughout the holidays.

Public Safety services including police, fire and communications will remain on their regular schedules. There will be no changes to the garbage, trash and recycling pickup schedules during these weeks.