Library Closings During Papal Visit

Library Closings During Papal Visit

Library closings:

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24TH
The entire Free Library of Philadelphia system will be open AND will operate on regular hours EXCEPT for Parkway Central, which will close at 5:00p.m.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25TH
Parkway Central, the Annex, Rodin Place, and the Finance trailers (i.e. those facilities inside the Event Box) will be inaccessible and therefore closed.
ALL employees that work their regular schedule at any of the above mentioned locations will receive E time and are not required to report for work on this day.
Those employees (i) who live inside the Event Box, and (ii) do not work at any of the above mentioned locations, and (iii) are not able to get to their regular work location are required to redeploy to neighboring branches. These branches include: PCI, Independence, Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, and the Rosenbach.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH
· The entire Free Library of Philadelphia system will be closed.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH
· The entire Free Library of Philadelphia system will be closed.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH
Parkway Central, the Annex, Rodin Place, and the Finance trailers (i.e. those facilities inside the Event Box) will be inaccessible and therefore closed.
ALL employees that work their regular schedule at any of the above mentioned locations will receive E time and are not required to report for work on this day.
Those employees (i) who live inside the Event Box, and (ii) do not work at any of the above mentioned locations, and (iii) are not able to get to their regular work location are required to redeploy to neighboring branches. These branches include: PCI, Independence, Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, and the Rosenbach.

Rally in Downtown Chicago

Rally in Downtown Chicago

Local 590 President Yvonne Harris attended the AFSCME International Convention in Chicago this summer. Harris participated in an AFSCME-sponsored rally in downtown Chicago, in support of cab drivers there that are working to affiliate with AFSCME.