What is Open and Closed on MLK, Jr. Day Around Norristown?

The King Holiday bill was signed into law by president Ronald Regan in 1983.

Here is a round-up of what will be open and closed on Martin Luther King, Jr. day, Jan. 20, around Norristown. Scroll down to see a surprise offered by Norristown's Elmwood Park Zoo.


Government: Norristown borough offices in Municipal Hall and Montgomery County government offices will be closed.

Schools: Norristown Area School District schools, St. Francis of Assisi School and Penn Christian Academy will not have a school day. 


Trash/Recycling/Yard Waste: J.P. Mascaro and Sons does not use a holiday schedule for this day.


Courts: the Montgomery County Courthouse will be closed.


Libraries: the Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library will be open.


SEPTA: some SEPTA lines will run on a modified schedule


PennDOT Drivers License Centers: the PennDOT centers will be closed.


Banks: the day is a bank holiday and many banks will be closed.


Mail: USPS post offices will be closed.


Liquor Stores: According to the PA Liquor Control Board website, all Wine & Spirits stores will closed.


Zoos: The Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown is open and there is free admission (though a donation is appreciated), and the Philadelphia Zoo in Philadelphia is open.  




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