Oak Ridge Public Library Announces Change in Hours

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (August 26, 2019) – The Oak Ridge Public Library has announced a change in operating hours that is set to begin Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

Going forward from that date, the main library will be open on the following schedule:

  • Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: 2 – 6 p.m.

Please note that the Children’s Room will still be open from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and closed on Sundays.

The change in library hours is on a trial basis and staff welcome feedback from patrons on the new schedule. With these new operating hours, the library will be able to re-establish full reference services as well as offer dedicated, public hours for the Oak Ridge Room.

Any questions or comments about operating hours can be directed to the library’s front desk by calling (865) 425-3455.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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