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Forsyth Libraries Expand Hours of Operation

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners allows for additional funding to permit county libraries to stay open later on weeknights.

The Cumming, Post Road, Hampton Park and Sharon Forks library branches will now be open until 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Credit: Patch file
The Cumming, Post Road, Hampton Park and Sharon Forks library branches will now be open until 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Credit: Patch file
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners has allowed for additional funding totaling $67,000 to permit county libraries to be open a later on certain weeknights.

The Cumming branch will now be open until 8:30 p.m. on weeknights, except for Wednesday, when it will close at 5:30 p.m.

The Post Road and Shannon Forks branches will be open until 8:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, and close at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday.

And the Hampton Park branch will close at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday, and at 5:30 p.m. on the other three weeknights. The Hampton Park location will also now open at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays.

For more information, see forsyth.public.lib.ga.us.


This post has been edited to correct some times reported in the original story.

Octo Slash February 06, 2014 at 08:39 AM
$67,000 to heat and light buildings populated by no one other than those employed to keep the buildings heated and lit. If that doesn't define the word 'government' I don't know what does.

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