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  • Allendale Branch Location and Hours

    Allendale Branch

    1130 South Marengo Avenue Pasadena, CA 91106
    (626) 744-7260 | Map | Public Transportation  

    Branch Hours








    10 - 6

    2 - 6

    10 - 6


  • Allendale Branch Library

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    Branch Brief

    The remodeled Allendale Branch building, created as an isolation hospital in the 1920s, opened for library business in 1951. Allendale Branch Library is a unique and exemplary neighborhood center, combining school, library, park and recreational resources.

    The Allendale Branch Library neighborhood profile provides more details about where the branch is located.

    Services and Programs

    Book Groups 

    See book groups at all branches.

    Children's Programs 

    Preschool Storytime: Wednesdays at 10:30 AM. 

    Allendale Branch Collection

    The Allendale Branch is a small branch with over 41,000 items in its collection. The library has a strong current popular fiction collection including bestsellers, science fiction, and romances. Additional strengths of the book collection are current biographies, paperback classics, and a growing young adult collection, including Cliffs notes, financial aid guides, and college guides. In 2014, Allendale debuted a special culinary collection. 

    Special Features

    Allendale's location, adjacent to the Blair Middle and High School campuses, make it a popular place for kids of all ages. In addition to its general community audience, Allendale offers many services and events geared especially to kids age 12-17.

    Branch Characteristics

    Opened/Expanded 1951
    Building Size (Sq. Ft.) 3,172
    Meeting Room Seats n/a
    Parking Spaces 12
    Collection 37,000


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