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Westwood Library is one of the libraries that has opened up for folks to come in person to pick up books that they have reserved online. Please click HERE to access Library to Go information.
Here is a recap of what you need to do to use our pickup service:
  • Place new holds from our online catalog.
  • If you had previous holds from before our closure, you should have already been contacted via email to cancel or confirm your interest in picking up those item
  • When you are notified that your holds are available, call to schedule a pickup appointment. Library staff will advise you on what to expect when picking up your materials.
  • Please bring a face covering with you. You must use one while picking up your holds.
  • Enjoy your items! Loans can be returned at any book drop off at our pickup locations.
May 8, 2015

Ehrlich Architects

Source: Ehrlich Architects Ehrlich Architects was awarded both the master planning and design commission for the new Westwood Branch Library, the third branch library for the […]
May 8, 2015

American Libraries, April 2006

Source : Ehrlich Architects
May 7, 2015

Archiworld No. 158

Source: Ehrlich Architects
May 6, 2015

Reaching Glass Heights at Westwood Library

Source: Bendheim Wall Systems Passaic, NJ – April 19, 2004 – For a Los Angeles neighborhood that prides itself on design, the Stephen Ehrlich Architects chose […]
May 5, 2015

Local Westwood Library strengthens community

Source: Daily Bruin By Carolyn McGough Posted: September 28, 2009 1:45 am For 22 years, John Krajian has been a regular at public libraries in Los […]
May 5, 2015

Steven Ehrlich Architects Case Study

Source: Ehrlich Architects The Westwood Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library opened in May. The site’s tight size (approximately 18,350 square feet) posed special challenges […]
May 2, 2015

Crowds Check Out Westwood Library

Source: Los Angeles Times May 08, 2005|Susannah Rosenblatt | Times Staff Writer After two years of construction paid for with funds from a 1998 bond, the […]
March 1, 2014

Literary Salon ’09

Source: facebook Amazing event on 10/4 featuring Oscar ® winning producer Walter Mirisch discussing his book, “I Thought We Were Making Movies, Not History.” The Friends […]
December 1, 2013

95% of Americans find libraries ‘important,’ Pew reports

Source: Los Angeles Times  By Carolyn Kellogg, December 11, 2013 In a study released Wednesday, Pew reports that an overwhelming majority of Americans value libraries. Ninety-five […]
March 4, 2013

Shoppers share literary lists at Westwood library used book sale

Source: Daily Bruin By Davey Kim Posted: March 4, 2013 11:51 pm Long Story Short host Davey Kim went to the Friends of Westwood Library this […]
June 2, 2012

Students give back to Westwood during fifth annual WOMP

Source: Daily Bruin By Fiona Kirby Posted: June 2, 2014 1:23 am Standing on a ladder stationed close to the curb, Gunhee Han carefully painted one […]
April 29, 2012

Alumnus aims to bring attention to architecture through film

Source: Daily Bruin By Savannah Tate Posted: April 29, 2014 8:51 am The original version of this article contained multiple errors and has been changed. See the […]