Library Winter Break Closure: December 26-January 6

The Library will be closed to all Readers beginning Monday, December 26, and will reopen on Monday, January 9. All Research Services staff (Reference, Circulation, Special Collections Reading Room, Interlibrary Loan) will be unavailable during this time. Requests received during the closure will be processed starting January 9.

Be sure to submit requests for library materials before these deadlines:

Monday, December 19, at 2 p.m. for Special Collections appointments in early January
Tuesday, December 20, at 8 a.m. for General Collections items at the Villa
Thursday, December 22, at 10 a.m. for General Collections items from Storage and Library Annex

The deadline for scheduling New/Renewing Reader Library visits and Special Collections Reading Room appointments for the week beginning January 9 is Tuesday, December 20.

Contact the Reference Desk with any related questions at (310) 440-7390 or

Your patience is appreciated in the New Year as we respond to requests in the order received.

We look forward to welcoming you back in 2023!

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