SOCPLS Holiday Policy

In accordance with the legal holidays of the State of Mississippi as listed in Section 3-3-7 of the Mississippi Code and based on library usage during the holidays, Starkville-Oktibbeha County Library System observes the following holidays upon which all libraries are closed:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • President’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Armistice Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Holidays which fall upon a Saturday will be observed on Friday; holidays which fall upon a Sunday will be observed the following Monday.

The Governor of Mississippi has the authority to, and does occasionally, grant state employees additional called holidays. Starkville-Oktibbeha County Public Library System will observe the above holidays and be notified of any special called holidays.