Here’s a look at how the Christmas and New Year’s holidays will affect City of Evanston operations.

Refuse Collection

No recycling or solid waste collections will occur on Monday, Dec. 25, or Monday, Jan. 1. Trash and recycling collections will occur one day later than normal those weeks. But Friday condo recycling collections will occur on Friday, Dec. 29 and Friday, Jan. 5.


The City’s 311 Center will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.


The Civic Center will be closed Dec. 23-25 and Dec. 30 through Jan. 1.

All public library locations will be closed on Dec. 24, 25, and Jan. 1. The main library will close at 5 p.m. on Dec. 31.

The Chandler-Newberger Center will be closed Dec. 23-25, 31, and Jan. 1.

The Evanston Ecology Center will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

The Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center and the Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center will be closed Dec. 24, 25, 31, and Jan. 1.

The Levy Center is closed Dec. 18-23 for cleaning; however, it will be open for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the bus will run for lunch pick-ups and grocery shopping.

The Levy Center and the Noyes Cultural Arts Center will be closed Dec. 24, 25, and Jan. 1 and will close at 3 p.m. Dec. 31.

The Robert Crown Community Center will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 24 and 31, and will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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