BATAVIA, IL — The Batavia Public Library is closing its doors early Thursday due to the snowstorm, officials said.
Its closing time was pushed up to 1 p.m. from the usual 9 p.m. closing time Thursday.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for the Chicago area, which goes into effect at 6 p.m. Thursday and lasts until 6 a.m. Saturday. An accumulation between 2 to 5 inches is expected.
“From our family to yours, we wish you safe travels and happy holidays!” officials said in a message Thursday morning.