Answered By: Shauna Redmond
Last Updated: Aug 22, 2023     Views: 2


On November 8, 2022, Pasadena voters decided to maintain a special revenue source for Pasadena Public Library programs and services by a vote of 84.6%.  This generates approximately $2.8 million for:

  • Maintaining library book/materials collections
  • Preventing neighborhood library branch closures and reduction of hours to the maximum extent possible
  • Allowing the City to retain qualified librarians
  • Maintaining youth reading/ homework/college preparation programs
  • Keeping libraries safe and welcoming
  • Ensuring computer and Wi-Fi access
  • Maintaining early childhood programs

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