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The original item was published from 1/27/2022 2:55:22 PM to 3/1/2022 12:00:01 AM.

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

[ARCHIVED] City of Monterey Park Extends Suspension of Indoor Library & Rec Dept. Services Until Further Notice

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Due to the current transmission rate of COVID-19, the City of Monterey Park will extend the closure of Library and Recreation Department buildings until further notice in order to maintain public health and safety operations. The City will re-evaluate the situation over the next weeks to determine how best to update operations, public engagement and programs.

Monterey Park City Hall will remain open by appointment only and outdoor activities and programming will continue to be permissible with the recommendation that all persons wear a mask at crowded/dense outdoor events and while in line to enter, exit, use the bathroom, etc.

Various Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library services such as contactless checkout, outdoor storytime and outdoor expanded pop-up services will continue to be offered. For more information, please contact the library at 626-307-1366, or visit the Library’s website.

Limited Recreation and Community Services programming such as the senior lunch program (offered by delivery), dial-a-ride transportation, and outdoor/virtual classes will remain open. For more information, please contact the Recreation Department at 626-307-1388, or visit the Department’s website.

For more local information about how to get the COVID-19 vaccine or booster, or how to find a testing site, please visit or To order free, at home COVID tests for your household, please visit

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