Branches of the Santa Monica Public Library will remain open from noon to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturdays.
Many library services, such as the reference center operating at the Fairview branch, still will be available on a limited basis.
The popular lunchtime series, Tuesday With Books, will continue. For more information, call (213) 458-8603.
Beginning Sept. 8, the branches also will be open Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
The branches are:
Montana Avenue, 1704 Montana Ave., 829-7081; Fairview, 2101 Ocean Park Blvd., 450-0443, and Ocean Park, 2601 Main St., 392-3804
Other libraries near Santa Monica include:
West Los Angeles Regional Branch, 11360 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 447-9546.
Santa Monica College Library, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, 452-9334.
Beverly Hills Public Library, 444 N. Rexford Drive, Beverly Hills, 550-4721.
Culver City Public Library, 4975 Overland Ave., Culver City, 559-1676.