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Open for Essential Services!

The Beverly Hills Public Library is now open to the public during the following hours:

Mondays - Thursdays   9:30 am - 8 pm
Fridays & Saturdays   10 am - 6 pm
Sundays   12 noon - 6 pm

To ensure the health and safety of our customers and staff, a limited number of people will be allowed into our building at one time. All members of the public above the age of two will be required to wear face coverings, which covers the nose and mouth. Essential services, including browsing the collections (adult and children) checkouts, computer use and research assistance are available.

We ask that all patrons follow the following guidelines.

  • Wear a face covering over mouth and nose at all times, while in the library.
  • Adhere to posted library capacity limits.
  • Seating is limited to one to two person per table.
  • Please make your visit to the library quick and efficient.  Limit your time in the library so others can enter and use the facility due to the capacity limits.
  • Do not bring food or drink into the library.
  • Follow posted directional signage
  • An adult must accompany children under the age of 13.
  • Social distancing is required in the Children's Library and recommended on the Adult side.

For questions, please contact 310-288-2244 or

Questions? CALL US or take a look at our FAQ below: 

Is the Library building open? 

The physical building is open, Sunday through Saturday. Our virtual services are available 24/7 for access to eBooks, eAudiobooks, magazines, streaming films, research, online programming and more.

Do I need a face covering?

Yes! Face coverings are required on library grounds. Face coverings are required even if you are fully vaccinated. If you prefer not to wear a mask, you may access online resources and e-media.

Are passport services available?

Yes, Passport Services are available by appointment only. No walk ins will be accepted.  Appointments can be made here.

I have books that I checked out before the Library closure. When should I return them?

Items borrowed prior to the Library's closure last year should be returned to the outside book drops immediately. 

Are there study tables available?

Yes, there are tables available but there is a limit of one to two people per table. Limit your time using a table so others can enter and use the tables due to our reduced capacity. 

Will there be computers available?

Currently, we offer limited computer access. Eighteen workstations in adult and two in the children’s library will be available to public on first come, first served basis. Printing will be available as well. Library/computer card is required for computer use/printing. Free public Wi-Fi is available for use in the library.

Can I reserve a meeting room or study room inside the library?

No, meeting rooms and study rooms are not available in this current phase of reopening.

Is Sidewalk Pick-up still available?

No, reserved items can be picked up at the customer service desk. 

Can I donate books to the Library?

Thank you for thinking of the Beverly Hills Public Library. An appointment to drop off donations at the Main Library can be made with Library staff. To schedule an appointment please call 310-288-2234 or email

Is the Friend's of the Library bookstore open?

The Book Store is open Mondays through Saturdays 10 am to 5 pm and Sundays from 12 noon to 4 pm.

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  • (310) 285-1000
  • Monday-Thursday 7:30AM-5:30PM
  • Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM
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