... All Free Library of Philadelphia Branch, Regional and Central Libraries Closed Effective Close of Business October 2, 2009.
See also Libraries post notice warning of Oct. 2 closing. (Hat tip to Dave Lull for both links.)
Over the weekend the city left phone messages telling people trash collection would become bi-weekly for the same reason. Of course, if the hacks that run the city were at all competent, the city would be, well, not dysfunctional.