Presidents Day 2009: What’s Open and What’s Closed

Monday, January 16 is Presidents Day, and that means plenty of places are closed for business. Here are answers to some common questions about what’s open and what’s not on Presidents Day 2009.

Is Presidents Day a federal holiday?

Yes, Presidents Day is considered a national federal holiday. As such, most government offices and federal courthouses will not be open today.

Are banks open on Presidents Day?

In general, most major banks are not open on Presidents Day. Some smaller banks, however, may choose to remain open for the day.

Is there mail on Presidents Day? Is the post office open?

There is not mail on Presidents Day and the post office is not open. The United States Postal Service observes the day as a federal holiday.

Does UPS deliver on Presidents Day?

Yes, UPS is open and delivering normally on Presidents Day.

Does FedEx deliver on Presidents Day?

Yes, FedEx is also open and delivering normally today.

Is the stock market open today with Presidents Day?

The U.S. stock market is closed in observance of Presidents Day. Overseas markets are open normally.

What about public libraries, trash pickup services, schools and universities?

Observance of Presidents Day varies from location to location with these places. Check with your local office to find out their specific holiday schedule.

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