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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.

    Free wi-fi  is available at all Pasadena Public Library locations.

     Services and Programs

    Book Groups 

    See book groups at all branches.

    Children's Programs 

    Preschool Storytime: Wednesdays at 10:30 AM. 

    Please check the branch calendar or call to comfirm, as sites may take seasonal breaks.

    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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