What's Closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day?

Patch has your quick go-to guide for what's open and what's closed on Monday, Jan. 20.

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This year, the observance of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., will be celebrated on Monday, Jan. 20. According to the Office of Personnel Management, by federal law, it is a public holiday for federal employees—with the exception of those in the District of Columbia, Montgomery and Prince George's counties in Maryland, and Arlington and Fairfax counties and Arlington City in Virginia—where the Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday is celebrated concurrently with Inauguration Day.

As such, in Pleasantville and Briarcliff Manor, post offices will be closed, there will be no residential mail delivery; and state, federal and many municipal government offices will be closed.

Most banks will also be closed.

Here is a list of other entities that may be open or closed on Jan. 20, in observance of the holiday:


Briarcliff Manor Village Hall

Pleasantville Village Hall

Mount Pleasant Public Library

Briarcliff Manor Public Library

Pleasantville Union Free School District

Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District

To Know:

-Metro-North Railroad is operating on a Saturday schedule with some additional trains (off-peak fares apply).

-No valet parking available at Scarborough Metro North station

-Briarcliff Manor DPW will operate on a regular Monday Schedule

-NYC's financial markets are closed

Do you know of any other closings for MLK Day? Tell us in the comments below.


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