MONTEREY (CBS SF/BCN) — Monterey Public Library expects to open up this Tuesday for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic prompted the closure of city facilities in March 2020.

The library at 625 Pacific St. will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, while sidewalk service will also continue from 10 a.m. to noon at a special service window south of the Pacific Street entrance.

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Library officials said face coverings are required for anyone 2 and older. Anyone requesting a modification for medical reasons can call (831) 646-2093. There will also be fewer computers and chairs available to prevent overcrowding, and meeting rooms are not being used for the time being.

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“We have been anticipating this momentous day and are very excited to bring visitors back inside our library,” Monterey Library and Museums director Inga Waite said in a news release.

The library’s Bookmobile will also begin making the rounds again starting next week. More details about the library’s programs can be found at the library’s website.

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