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County offices and LakeXpress to close in observance of MLK Day

RELEASE DATE: January 13, 2012

TAVARES — All offices of the Lake County Board of County Commissioners, Clerk of Courts, Property Appraiser, Supervisor of Elections and Tax Collector will be closed Monday, Jan. 16, to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

The following Lake County Library System Libraries will close on Monday, Jan. 16 and will reopen with regularly scheduled hours on Tuesday, Jan. 17.

  • Astor County Library located 54905 Alco Road, Astor
  • Cagan Crossings Community Library, 16729 Cagan Oaks, Clermont
  • Cooper Memorial Library located at 2525 Oakley Seaver Dr., Clermont  
  • East Lake County Library located at 31340 County Road 437, Sorrento
  • Helen Lehmann Memorial Library located at 17435 Fifth St., Montverde
  • Lady Lake Public Library located at 225 W Guava St., Lady Lake
  • Leesburg Public Library located at 100 E Main St., Leesburg
  • Marianne Beck Memorial Library, 112 W. Central Ave., Howey-in-the-Hills
  • Marion Baysinger Memorial County Library at 756 W Broad St., Groveland
  • Minneola Schoolhouse Library, 100 S. Main St., Minneola
  • City of Tavares Public Library located at 314 N New Hampshire Ave., Tavares
  • Paisley County Library located 24954 County Road 42, Paisley
  • Umatilla Public Library located at 412 Hatfield Drive, Umatilla
  • W. T. Bland Public Library located at 1995 N Donnelly St., Mount Dora


The Fruitland Park Library, located at 205 W Berckman St., will remain open on Jan. 16, but will close at 5 p.m.

The Lake County Department of Environmental Utilities administrative offices will be closed Jan. 16, though the Lake County Central Solid Waste Facility, located at 13130 County Landfill Road in Tavares will remain open. All residential drop-off centers will be closed Jan. 16 as normally scheduled.

LakeXpress, Lake County’s public transportation service, will not operate on Jan. 16. For more information about LakeXpress, or to view a bus schedule, call (352) 326-8637 or log on to www.RideLakeXpress.com.


Lake County media contact:
Kelly Lafollette
Information Outreach Director
Office: 352-343-9603; Cell: 352-455-0445

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