Library hours trimmed to open new East Naples branch

— County Commissioners voted to adjust library hours throughout the Collier County Public Library system Tuesday morning to allow for the opening of the new East Naples branch, "South Regional Library," according to a prepared release Tuesday afternoon by Camden Smith, a spokeswoman for Collier County.

At its Tuesday, April 14 meeting, the Board of County Commissioners approved a plan to adjust business hours for the Collier County Public Library system. This move will allow the new South Regional Library, which is located on Lely Cultural Parkway, off Collier Boulevard in East Naples, to open its doors officially on May 15 without closing other library branches.

The following new hours are effective May 1:

Headquarters Regional Library is open Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Naples Regional Library and South Regional Library, which opens May 15, are open Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.,Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed on Sundays.

Vanderbilt Beach, East Naples and Estates Branches are open Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Golden Gate Branch is open Monday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed Sundays.

Marco Island Branch is open Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed Saturdays and Sundays.

Immokalee Branch is open Monday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Saturdays and Sundays.

Everglades City Branch is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. for lunch and closed Saturdays and Sundays.

For more information, the public should visit the Collier County Public Library Web site colliergov.net/library.

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