logo
  • Central Library main hall header

  • Linda Vista Branch Location and Hours

    Linda Vista Branch

    1281 Bryant Street Pasadena, CA 91103
    (626) 744-7278 | Map | Public Transportation 

    Branch Hours

    M

    T

    W

    Th

    F

    Sat

    Sun

    10 - 6

    9 - 1

    10 - 6

    Closed

  • Linda Vista Branch Library

    Branch Calendar

    Branch Brief

    Financed by a 1956 bond issue that also funded the Hastings and San Rafael Branches, the Linda Vista Branch Library opened in 1957. The Branch participates in Pasadena's School-Library Cooperative Project with Linda Vista Elementary School.

    The Linda Vista Branch Library neighborhood profile provides more detail about where the branch is located.

    Services and Programs

    Book Groups

    See book groups at all branches.

    Children's Programs

    Preschool Storytime Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

    Adult Programs

    For special events and holiday programs, call (626) 744-7278.Or, for more information about programs here and throughout the Pasadena Public Library, you can visit our Library Calendar.

    Linda Vista Branch Collection

    The Branch houses approximately 29,000 volumes with the adult collection focusing on travel, gardening, cooking, biographies and contemporary fiction. The children's collection strongly supports the school curriculum, emphasizing California history, the United States and general science.

    Special Features

    The Linda Vista Branch Library has had its own Friends group since the early 1960s. Now called the Linda Vista Associates, they have helped support the library with donations of books, magazine subscriptions, and other gifts.

    Linda Vista Branch Library is pleased to offer free wireless Internet access to patrons with appropriately equipped wireless devices. A valid Pasadena Library Card and PIN are required to access the library's wireless Internet services.

    Children's Services

    In the 2008-2009 fiscal year, Linda Vista offered 58 programs for children with attendance of 1,463.

    Branch Characteristics

    Opened/Expanded 1957
    Building Size (Sq. Ft.) 3,500
    Meeting Room Seats n/a
    Parking Spaces 3
    Collection 28,976

    Branch Use Statistics

    Fiscal Year Circulation Total Visitors
    2004/2005 44,742 25,443
    2005/2006 45,225 25,208
    2006/2007 44,659 23,302
    2007/2008 50,534 22,284
    2008/2009 34,837 24,076