What does Presidents Day — this year falling on Feb. 19 — mean for daily life in and around Champaign-Urbana? Well, kids are out of school, that’s for one thing. This is certainly one of those days where if you don’t have kids in school, you might go to the post office. Oops.
What else you need to know about Presidents Day 2018 in Champaign-Urbana:
Government offices: Federal, state, and county administrative offices closed. City offices are open.
University of Illinois: In session.
Postal service: All post offices will be closed.
Courts: Federal, state and county closed.
City Government: City of Champaign and City of Urbana are OPEN.
Banks: Most closed.
U.S. Stock Exchange: Closed.
Libraries: Mixed. Urbana is closed. Libraries that we know are open: Champaign, Mahomet, Tolono, Tuscola, St. Joseph, Allerton (Monticello) and Rantoul.
Transit: CUMTD will operate on regular weekday schedules.
Parking: Presidents Day is NOT a city holiday in Champaign or Urbana. Parking meters should be paid as usual.
Museums: Spurlock Museum and Spark Museum + Play Cafe are always closed on Mondays. Orpheum Children’s Science Museum is closed with the exception of its Science for All event. Krannert Art Museum and Museum of the Grand Prairie are OPEN.
Retail, grocery: Business as usual!