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Millard Sheets Library

Millard Sheets Library Is Open!

We physically re-opened on Monday, August 31st, 2020

  • Physical access will be by appointment only; no drop-ins are allowed
    • Students and Faculty: Use 25Live on the Dashboard Contact the Circulation Desk
  • Local patrons may request items that will be available for pick-up in the parking garage
  • If you cannot come to campus, please contact Library staff on how to access e-versions of items in our collections.
  • More details about all of these services

Library staff are also be available by phone, email, and Zoom:

  • Circulation: 310-665-6930,
  • Reference: 310-665-6925,
  • Refer to the Contact Us page for more options

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.

Unless otherwise noted, main hours for the Main Campus Library are listed below:

Current Hours

Hours changed due to staffing changes

Summer 2021

Physical Hours of Operation

May 24th - August 3rd, 2021

Monday - Friday  8:30 am - 5:00 pm *
Saturday - Sunday  CLOSED

* Will open 1-2 nights (TBA) until 7:00 pm

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Closed all major holidays

Independence Day Weekend

July 3-5, 2021

Saturday - Monday: CLOSED

All times posted are for Pacific Time (PT). Hours are subject to change.
More hours information

Fall Term

Fall Semester 2020

August 31st, 2020 - December 20th, 2020

Monday - Friday  7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday  10:15am - 3:00 pm

Hours are subject to change

Closed all major holidays

Holiday Closures

Labor Day

September 5th - 7th, 2020
Saturday - Monday  CLOSED

Election Day

November 3rd, 2020
Tuesday  8:30 am - 5:00 pm


November 23rd - November 29th, 2020
Monday  7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday    7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday - Saturday  CLOSED
Sunday  12:15 pm - 5:00 pm

End of Term

December 19th - December 20th, 2020

Saturday - Sunday  CLOSED

Winter Break & Interim

Winter Break

December 21st, 2020 – January 4th, 2021

The Library will be CLOSED

Winter Interim

January 5th – January 18th, 2021

Monday - Friday  8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday  CLOSED

Spring Term

April 2021: Hours changed due to staffing changes. We hope to return to the regular hours below in 2022

Spring Semester 2021

January 19th - May 11th, 2021

Monday - Friday  7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday  10:15 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday  12:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Closed all major holidays

Holiday Closures

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 18th, 2021
Monday  CLOSED

Presidents Day

February 15th, 2021
Monday  CLOSED

Spring Break

March 22nd - March 28th, 2021
Monday - Friday  8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday  10:15 am - 3 pm
Sunday  12:15 pm - 5 pm

Summer Interim


May 12th - May 23rd, 2021

Monday - Friday  8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday  CLOSED

Aug 4th - Aug 29th, 2021

Monday - Friday  8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday  CLOSED

Summer Hours

Summer 2021

TBA - Hours below may change

Summer Semester

May 24th - August 3rd, 2021

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday:  8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday:  CLOSED

Closed all major holidays



Monday - Friday:  8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday:  CLOSED

Holiday Closures

Memorial Day

May 31st, 2021

Monday:  CLOSED

Fourth of July

July 5th, 2021

Monday:  CLOSED

Last updated: September 15, 2020

The Library Support Services is open Monday - Thursday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and Friday 10:00 am to 5:30 pm on the days that the library is open. Faculty may be able to schedule appointments for hours not listed. Contact: Heather Cleary, or Jean-Marie Venturini.

In the event that the Library Support Services staff are unavailable, please visit the Circulation desk for assistance.

The Teaching/Learning Center is staffed Monday - Thursday 7:30 am to 7:00 pm and Friday 7:30 am to 5:30 pm on the days that the library is open.

Please arrange Special Collection and/or Annex materials requests at least one business day (M-F) before it is needed.

Please use the Library/Instructional Workshops Menu to schedule a class visit or exercise in the Library.

Check back frequently, these hours are subject to change without notice.

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