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Pasadena Central Library

285 E. Walnut St.
Pasadena, CA 91101
626-744-4066
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  • Sun 1pm-5pm, Mon-Thu 9am-9pm, Fri-Sat 9am-6pm
If you’re looking for a piece of nostalgia just outside the most bustling part of the city, check out this library located on East Walnut Street in Pasadena. Designed by the same architects as the Huntington Library, its huge selection of books and beautiful, elegant rooms keep quiet-loving patrons coming back to study, read or just relax. A coffee shop sits just outside, too, in case you spend too much time relaxing … ahem.