Burbank restores full evening, weekend library hours after 14 months of reduced service


BURBANK (CNS) - Burbank's three public libraries will restore full hours beginning Sunday after 14 months of reduced service amid the coronavirus pandemic, city officials announced today.

"We are thrilled to be back in a position where we can restore full evening and weekend hours at our libraries," Library Services Director Elizabeth Goldman said. "We thank our users and staff for rolling with all the changes through the past year."

Indoor attendance at the libraries continue to be limited in accordance with Los Angeles County COVID-19 protocols, and all other health and safety requirements are still in place, including mask wearing, physical distancing and increased cleaning.

Remote services, such as curbside pickup, eBooks, outdoor wifi and online programming, will continue to be offered.

The restoration includes adjusted hours at the Northwest branch on Victory Boulevard.

Beginning May 16, hours at the three branches are as follows:

-- Burbank Central Library, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

-- Buena Vista Library, 300 N. Buena Vista St., Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 1-5 p.m.

-- Northwest Library, 3323 W. Victory Blvd., Monday, Wednesday and
Thursday noon-6 p.m., Tuesday noon-8 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

ore information can be found at www.burbanklibrary.org.