Posted: Aug 12, 2014 10:07 AM PDT
Updated: Aug 30, 2016 07:04 PM PDT
SALINAS, Calif. - The John Steinbeck Library in Salinas will reopen at noon Tuesday.
The branch was shuttered last week due to a flea infestation.
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