Villa Parke Community Center Branch

363 E Villa St
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 744-6510

M: Closed F: Closed
Tu: Closed Sa: Closed
W: Closed Su: Closed
Th: Closed Holiday Hours

Collection Size: 12,861

Meetings Room Seats: N/A

Building Size (Square Feet): 1,500

Parking Spaces: N/A

Year Opened / Expanded: 1992/1998

Branch Overview

Central Library is closed until further notice due to seismic safety issuesCentral Curbside services are moved to Hill Avenue Branch Library. 

Hastings, La Pintoresca, Lamanda Park, Linda Vista, San Rafael and Santa Catalina Branch Libraries are open for express limited in-person service. Allendale and Hill Avenue Branch Libraries are providing  curbside pickup of Library materials Monday-Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm. Villa Parke Community Center Branch Library currently remains closed.

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This library, housed on the second floor of the Villa Parke Community Center, is the Pasadena Public Library’s newest information outlet. The Villa Parke Community Center Library opened its doors on July 12 1992, after a long awaited restoration of the recreation facility.

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Services and Programs

Children’s Programs

Preschool Storytime: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. This storytime is for preschool children and their parents or care providers. It features stories, crafts and activities suited for young children.

For special film and craft programs, call (626) 744-6510. Or, for more information about programs here and throughout the Pasadena Public Library, you can visit our library calendar.

Villa Parke Library Collection

The Villa Parke Community Center Library was designed to accommodate the inexperienced library user, as well as to respond to the needs of a diverse population. Info-Stop’s community and career information, core reference collection and circulating fiction and nonfiction collection make up an integral component of Spanish/English services and activities at the Villa Parke Recreation Center.

Special Features

Due to its unique location, this library supports and sponsors many activities in conjunction with other agencies which are housed in the center, i.e. Women, Infant and Children, Pasadena Headstart, Senior Center, and Youth Opportunity Center. The library also works closely with school, neighborhood and parent organizations and provides special programs for children and adults. Since its inception, the library has become a very strong link between the Spanish-speaking community and city government.

Villa Parke Branch Library is pleased to offer free wireless Internet access to patrons with appropriately equipped wireless devices.

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