The Los Angeles County Library announced Sunday that 30 of its 85 libraries will reopen for in-person service beginning May 10, bringing the total number of reopened libraries in the county system to 60.
The libraries will reopen at 75% of capacity, while also maintaining six feet of physical distance for customers as a precaution against the coronavirus.
Officials said they’ve placed an emphasis on equity with special consideration for reopening libraries in underserved areas where residents prioritize in-person services.
The libraries scheduled to reopen starting May 10 are:
— A C Bilbrew Library, 150 E. El Segundo Blvd., Los Angeles
— Gardena Mayme Dear Library, 1731 W. Gardena Blvd.
— Norwalk Library, 12350 Imperial Highway
— Acton Agua Dulce Library, 33792 Crown Valley Road
— Hacienda Heights Library, 16010 La Monde St.
— Paramount Library, 16254 Colorado Ave.
— Agoura Hills Library, 29901 Ladyface Court
— Hermosa Beach Library, 550 Pier Ave.
— Pico Rivera Library, 9001 Mines Ave.
— Artesia Library, 18801 Elaine Ave.
— La Canada Flintridge Library, 4545 North Oakwood Ave.
— San Gabriel Library, 500 S. Del Mar Ave.
— Baldwin Park Library, 4181 Baldwin Park Blvd.
— La Mirada Library, 13800 La Mirada Blvd.
— Sorensen Library, 6934 Broadway, Whittier
— Castaic Library, 27971 Sloan Canyon Road
— La Puente Library, 15920 Central Ave.
— Sunkist Library, 840 Puente Ave., La Puente
— City Terrace Library, 4025 East City Terrace Drive, Los Angeles
— La Verne Library, 3640 D St.
— Topanga Library, 122 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd.
— Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, 17906 S. Avalon Blvd., Carson
— Live Oak Library, 22 W. Live Oak Ave., Arcadia
— Walnut Library, 21155 La Puente Road
— East Rancho Dominguez Library, 4420 E. Rose St., East Compton
— Lloyd Taber – Marina Del Rey Library, 4533 Admiralty Way
— Willowbrook Library, 11737 Wilmington Ave., Los Angeles
— El Camino Real Library, 4264 Whittier Blvd., Los Angeles
— Lynwood Library, 11320 Bullis Road
— Wiseburn Library, 5335 W. 135th St., Hawthorne
Outdoor programming for a limited number of participants will begin in early summer 2021 and will be available at select libraries. County residents are encouraged to visit LACountyLibrary.org for details regarding library hours, services, additional openings, safety protocols and scheduled events and programs.
The city of Los Angeles Public Library system will begin a phased reopening of the Central Library and 37 other branches for in-person services on Monday.
To learn more about that reopening and see which 37 branches are participating, see www.lapl.org/reopening.
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