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.

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We are sad to announce that the January 16, 2022 and February 6, 2022 Restoration Concerts are being postponed due to the City of South Pasadena's new guidelines for indoor gatherings. The City has made a decision to cancel events and rentals in January and February, based on the highly contagious nature of the Omicron variant. Please check back for future updates.

The Friends Bookstore

is Open!

Friends Bookstore Hours:

Monday Closed

Tuesday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thursday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m

Saturday 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Sunday Closed

If you have questions you can email us at,

South Pasadena Public Library.


Starting today, August 20, 2021 the Library will be expanding its hours.

We are now open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

Monday - Thursday: 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Friday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sunday: Closed

To enter the library building, customers ages 2 and up must wear a covering over their mouth and nose at all times

. Children's Room capacity is limited and physical distancing is still mandatory.

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​.

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

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