The Library is open by appointment only. Visit the library website for our updated hours and services.
revised 1 April 2021
Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm *
Saturday - Sunday CLOSED
* Will open 1-2 nights (TBA) until 7:00 pm
Closed all major holidays
July 3-5, 2021
Saturday - Monday: CLOSED
All times posted are for Pacific Time (PT). Hours are subject to change.
More hours information
Please note: Physical access to the Library will be limited to members of the Otis community who need to use our facilities for curricular support. Although we love having people hang out, please come to the Library only when you absolutely need to use our collections, computers, and/or printers.
May 2021: We are switching from 25Live to another system. In the meantime, call the Circulation Desk at 310-665-6930 to make an appointment.
If you have difficulty making a reservation, please contact the Circulation Desk.
Virtual research and reference assistance is available by appointment
Patrons should adhere to all campus-wide safety precautions, as detailed on Otis Forward.
While using the Library, all patrons must:
Hand sanitizer, wipes, and gloves are available in the Library.
Students and Faculty must use the CoVerified app to check symptoms daily, beginning at least 48 hours before their visit.
For one-time visits, Faculty who are not using CoVerified must fill out this symptom check form at least 48 hours (business days) in advance of their visit.
Eligible local patrons may request items that will be available for pick-up in the parking garage.
If you need help requesting an item, please contact Circulation Staff at: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions, special circumstances, or cannot afford to mail back the borrowed items, please contact Shelley Forbes.
All overdue fines for students, faculty, and staff have been forgiven.
Other fees may still be assessed.
If you cannot come to campus, please contact Library staff on how to access e-versions of items in our collections.
Students, faculty and staff can access the library databases, ebooks, and streaming videos via the library website
Visit the Information Literacy Instruction page on the Remote Access Guide for more information.
These services are not available until further notice:
Please contact us if you need help finding virtual alternatives for any of these services.