State, federal offices, close for Christmas State, federal offices, close for Christmas Advocate staff report Dec. 21, 2012 Comments City-parish and federal offices will be closed Tuesday in observance of Christmas. State offices will be closed Monday and Tuesday. Federal offices and city-parish offices will be open Monday. State District Court and the East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court’s Office will be closed Monday and Tuesday. Federal court and city court will be closed on Monday and Tuesday. Garbage and recyclables will not be collected Tuesday. Post offices are closed Tuesday. Public libraries will be closed Monday and Tuesday and will reopen Wednesday. There will be no Capital Area Transit System bus service Tuesday. East Baton Rouge Parish public schools and schools of the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge are closed Monday and Tuesday for Christmas break. LSU, Southern University and Baton Rouge Community College are closed Monday and Tuesday. Banks will be closed Tuesday.