Can I request and check out materials held at Central Library?


While materials at Central Library are unavailable, a number of items have been relocated to branch locations. 

  • The Jefferson Branch Library Children and Teen Services offers programs, materials and services for children, teens and their families. See address, hours, and contact information at
  • Law Room databases provided through a partnership with LA Law Library, are currently available to use at Hastings Branch Library
  • Books, audiobooks, DVDs, and other circulating materials have been distributed to branch locations and are available. Remaining materials at Central Library are currently being transferred to offi-site storage, which will make them available for checkout. Materials already transferred are visible in the catalog with a location of "Off-Site Storage" and holds can be placed for pickup at a branch library. This will include Reference materials, which will be available for hold and will be transferred for use inside a branch library building.
  • Innovation Lab equipment is being identified to relocate to branch library locations, including La Pintoresca, Jefferson, and Hastings, as well as other branches-please check our website and branch pages for updated information on available Innovation Lab equipment, programs and services.
  • STEAM kits, board games, video games and other circulating collections are relocated to and currently available at branch libraries.
  • Staff can in many cases assist with Pasadena history research and questions, please submit requests for research or enquire about local history materials at or call a branch library to make a request.
  • All branch locations offer public Internet computers for use (one session per user per day) with a Pasadena Public Library card, as well as circulating chromebooks and hotspots. Find out more at
  • Last Updated Dec 01, 2022
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  • Answered By Shauna Redmond (Virtual Services)

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