By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Public Library’s Van Nuys branch reopened Thursday after undergoing a $1.9 million renovation.

The library, located at 6250 Sylmar Ave., first opened in 1964.

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“Today’s grand reopening of the Van Nuys Library is another step toward returning to normalcy for our community,” said L.A. City Council President Nury Martinez, who represents the area.

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“This $1.9 million improvement gives our students access to a brand- new, state-of-the-art library that not only bridges the digital divide but opens the door to endless opportunities for our community.”

People can access the library between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

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