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Law Library Closed for Labor Day

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The Anne Arundel County Public Law Library and the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court are closed today, September 5, 2022 for the Labor Day holiday.  According to the U.S. Department of Labor, “Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.” Read more on the DOL’s page, the History of Labor Day.

The Law Library will reopen tomorrow, Tuesday, September 6, 2022.  A list of Court Holidays is available on the Circuit Court’s website. Except on Court Holidays, the Library is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

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The Law Library will be closed for the 4th of July – Independence Day

The Law Library and the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court will be closed July 4, 2022 for the Independence Day holiday.  The Law Library will reopen on Tuesday, July 5, 2022.  A list of Court Holidays is available on the Circuit Court’s website at https://mdcourts.gov/administration/holidays. Except on Court Holidays, the Library is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Independence Day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. A federal holiday since 1941, Independence Day, also referred to as the Fourth of July, has been celebrated in the United States since 1776.  If you are interested in learning more about Independence Day and the events leading up to the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, check out the following:

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Anne Arundel County Public Law Library Closed for the Juneteenth Independence Day Holiday

The Anne Arundel County Public Law Library and the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022 for the Juneteenth holiday. The law library and court will reopen on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

Juneteenth became a federal holiday in 2021 when President Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act. Read the Presidential Proclamation from June, 18, 2021 here. Juneteenth (June 19th) commemorates the anniversary of the last African American slaves being freed in Texas, more than two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Visit the govinfo page to find out more.

Except on Court Holidays, the Library is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. A list of Court Holidays can be found at mdcourts.gov.

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Anne Arundel County Public Law Library Closed for Memorial Day

The Anne Arundel County Public Law Library and the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County will be closed today, May 30, 2022 for the Memorial Day holiday.  The Law Library and the Court will reopen tomorrow, Tuesday, May 31, 2022.  Except on Court Holidays, the Library is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. A list of Court Holidays can be found at mdcourts.gov.

Interested in the history of this holiday? Please see the the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs page on Memorial Day and the information found at govinfo.

Contact the law library at 410-222-1387 or AALawLibrarian@mdcourts.gov.

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The Law Library is Closed for the Presidents’ Day Holiday

The Law Library and Family Court Help Center in the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court is closed today, February 21, 2022 for the Presidents’ Day holiday.  The Law Library will reopen tomorrow, Tuesday, February 22, 2022.  Except on Court Holidays, the Library is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Find out more about this holiday at the website of the National Archives. I was surprised to find out that “contrary to popular belief, neither Congress nor the President has ever stipulated that the name of the holiday observed as Washington’s Birthday be changed to “President’s Day.”

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Law Library will be closed for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

The Law Library and the Family Law Self-Help Center in the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court are closed today, January 17, 2022, in observance of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. You can read a little about Martin Luther King, Jr. at America’s Library – the Library of Congress here.

The Law Library will reopen tomorrow, January 18, 2022.  A list of Court Holidays is available on the Circuit Court’s website at http://www.circuitcourt.org/court-holidays. Except on Court Holidays, the Library is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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Law Library closed for the New Year’s Holiday

The Law Library, the Family Court Help Center, and the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County are closed today December 31, 2021 for the New Year’s Holiday.  The Law Library will reopen on Monday, January 3, 2022. Except on Court Holidays, the library is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. 

Happy New Year!

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Law Library closed for the Christmas Holiday

The Law Library, the Family Court Help Center, and the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County are closed today December 24, 2021 for the Christmas Holiday.  The Law Library will reopen on Monday, December 27, 2021. Except on Court Holidays, the library is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. 

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Law Library Closed for Veterans Day

The Law Library and the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court are closed today, November 11, 2021 in observance of Veterans Day.  The law library and court will reopen on Friday, November 12. Veterans Day was originally known as Armistice Day, commemorating the end of World War I.  In 1954, the name of the holiday was changed to Veterans Day to honor veterans of all wars. Read more here.

Except on Court Holidays, the law Library is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. A list of Court Holidays is available on the Circuit Court’s website here.

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Law Library will be closed for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

The Law Library and the Family Law Self-Help Center in the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court are closed today, January 20, 2020, in observance of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. You can read a little about Martin Luther King, Jr. at America’s Library – the Library of Congress here.

The Law Library will reopen tomorrow, January 21, 2020.  A list of Court Holidays is available on the Circuit Court’s website at http://www.circuitcourt.org/court-holidays. Except on Court Holidays, the Library is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.