Library Reopening News

The Library is open for use with limited capacity and by appointment only to all registered Readers and new researchers.

All Library users must agree to comply with the Library’s COVID-19 policies before and during their Library visit.

Policy highlights include:

  • A ticket reservation is required for entrance into the Library for each visit. Tickets must be made by Library staff.
  • Drop-in visitors are not allowed.
  • We will accept 30 appointments per day on a first-come first-served basis.
  • All visitors and registered readers are required to be fully vaccinated by the date of their appointment.
  • Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is required.
  • Masks are required indoors. Your mask must fit snugly, covering your nose and mouth at all times.

  • Contact the Reference Desk at (310) 440-7390 or to make an appointment or ask questions.

    Thank you for your patience during our phased reopening. We look forward to seeing you at the Library!