The mission of the Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library is to raise money and public awareness in the community to support the services and programs of the library.


South Pasadena Public Library

Modified in-library services on have begun at the South Pasadena Public Library starting on May 17, 2021. To protect the health of customers and staff, building occupancy will be limited and County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health guidelines strictly followed.

Current hours of operation will remain in place: Monday–Thursday 1:00–7:00 p.m., Friday–Saturday 1:00–5:00 p.m., Sunday CLOSED.

To check out items and pick up holds you must have a: library card, photo ID, or digital card stored in the Library App:

View all the available in-library services and important information and updates on our website:​yabridged.

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The Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library will resume accepting book/movie donations on May 24, 2021.

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The Friends Bookstore

Will be opening on June15th

Our schedule is:

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 1-5 pm

Please check back frequently for the latest updates.

The Friends Bookstore is looking for more volunteers.

If interested, volunteer applications are available at:

If you have questions you can email us at, or call and leave a message at 626-403-7348

Friends of the South Pasadena

Public Library


Dollar Book Sale


For Children and Adults

All items $1 or less

All proceeds benefit our Public Library

Saturday, June 26

10am – 3pm

South Pasadena Public Library Community Room

1115 El Centro Street

So. Pasadena, CA 91030

The Restoration Concert Series Is Back.

Click on Restoration Concert News for the latest updates!