Martin Luther King Jr. Day: What's Open, What's Closed

Most schools, government offices and banks will be closed for the holiday.

Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a holiday honoring one of America’s great Civil Rights leaders.

Most schools, government offices and banks are closed for the holiday. Here is a local rundown:

Bethlehem Area School District schools are closed.

Bethlehem City Hall is closed, but recycling collection will continue on its normal schedule.

Bethlehem Township municipal offices are open and the township commissioners meet that night at 7 p.m.

The Bethlehem Area Public Library will be closed.

The Northampton and Lehigh county courthouses are both closed, as are all of the district judge offices in Bethlehem.

All Northampton and Lehigh county government offices are closed.

LANTA buses will operate on a normal weekday schedule.

The U.S. Post Office is closed. There will be no mail pickup or delivery.

State Offices are closed.

Pennsylvania Wine & Spirit Stores will be closed.

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation driver's license and photo centers are closed. (Online services are available. www.dmv.state.pa.us)

Federal Offices are closed. 

Since it is a federal bank holiday, most banks will be closed.

The ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks’ Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas will be open and showing August: Osage County and Inside Llewyn Davis.

Most retail establishments and many restaurants and eateries will remain open. Some privately owned restaurants close Mondays as a matter of routine. Check with your destination in advance.


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