Mission Statement

The freedom to know is the foundation of our democracy. The mission of the Pasadena Public Library, a basic municipal service, is to be an information center for the Pasadena community in order to preserve and encourage the free expression of ideas essential to an informed citizenry.

Locations & Hours


Central Library


285 East Walnut Street
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 744-4066
M: 9-9 F: 9-6
Tu: 9-9 Sa: 9-6
W: 9-9 Su: 1-5
Th: 9-9 Holiday Hours

Allendale Library


1130 South Marengo Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 744-7260
M: 10-6 F: 2-6
Tu: 10-6 Sa: 10-6
W: 10-6 Su: Closed
Th: 10-6 Holiday Hours

Hastings Library


3325 East Orange Grove Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 744-7262
M: 10-9 F: 10-6
Tu: 10-9 Sa: 10-6
W: 10-9 Su: 1-5
Th: 10-9 Holiday Hours

Hill Avenue Branch


55 South Hill Ave
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 744-7264
M: 10-6 F: 9-1
Tu: 10-6 Sa: 10-6
W: 10-6 Su: Closed
Th: 10-6 Holiday Hours

La Pintoresca Branch


1355 N Raymond Ave
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 744-7268
M: 9-6 F: 9-6
Tu: 9-6 Sa: 9-6
W: 9-6 Su: Closed
Th: 9-6 Holiday Hours

Lamanda Park Branch


140 South Altadena Dr
Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 744-7266
M: 10-6 F: 2-6
Tu: 10-6 Sa: 10-6
W: 10-6 Su: Closed
Th: 10-6 Holiday Hours

Linda Vista Branch


1281 Bryant St
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 744-7278
M: 10-6 F: 9-1
Tu: 10-6 Sa: 10-6
W: 10-6 Su:
Th: 10-6 Holiday Hours

San Rafael Branch


1240 Nithsdale Rd
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 744-7270
M: 10-6 F: 9-1
Tu: 10-6 Sa: 10-6
W: 10-6 Su: Closed
Th: 10-6 Holiday Hours

Santa Catalina Branch


999 E Washington Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91104
(626) 744-7272
M: 10-6 F: 2-6
Tu: 10-6 Sa: 10-6
W: 10-6 Su: Closed
Th: 10-6 Holiday Hours

Villa Parke Community Center Branch


363 E Villa St
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 744-6510
M: 10-12:45, 2-6 F: 10-12:45, 2-6
Tu: 10-12:45, 2-6 Sa: 9-1
W: 10-12:45, 2-6 Su: Closed
Th: 10-12:45, 2-6 Holiday Hours

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Events Calendar

Sun 16

The Annual Student Music Recital

December 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 17

Open Computer Lab Time

December 17 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon 17

Great Literature and Discussion Group

December 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon 17

Innovation Lab Open Hours

December 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm