Hickory – The City of Hickory will close its offices on Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day.

City of Hickory offices will re-open on Monday, July 6, at 8:30 a.m. Previously announced operational changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic will still be in effect.

Other city department closings and/or schedule changes:

Public Services
The Solid Waste Division and its services, including garbage and recycling pickup, will operate as normal on Friday, July 3.

Hickory Public Library
Hickory Public Library, the Patrick Beaver Memorial main facility and the Ridgeview Branch, remain closed to the public. Computer lab access and Library To-Go pickup service will be unavailable on Friday, July 3, and will resume on Monday, July 6.

Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism
The Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism Administrative Office, all City recreation centers, the skate park, and public playground equipment remain closed. City parks and park restrooms will continue to be open daily. Park visitors must comply with state social distancing requirements and limitations for mass gatherings.