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Carmen Hernandez, Library Services Director
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Effective Monday, June 1, 2020 City Hall and the Utilities Customer Service Center will reopen to the public on a modified schedule, from 7:00 am - 12:00 pm, Monday - Thursday.

Please note: street sweeping and overnight parking enforcement have resumed effective May 16, 2020. Due to the countywide curfew, overnight parking enforcement was suspended for a few days in early June, however overnight parking enforcement resumed on June 4, 2020.

Due to the countywide curfew, overnight parking enforcement is suspended and parking enforcement will resume at 6am June 4, 2020.

While City facilities will be back open,residents are encouraged to conduct their businesses through the city’s website, over the phone, or by mail to minimize gatherings. 

The Library remains closed but electronic library services are available online including e-books,audio books, magazines, newspapers, streaming, movies,and TV 24/7 via: A telephone Reference Librarian is no longer available. During the library closure you may submit any questions you have regarding your library account, items you have checked out or reference questions to the following email address: – Library staff will be monitoring emails received Monday – Friday from 10am to 5pm. Please note that responses may take up to 24 hours.

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Library Information and Services

The Alhambra Civic Center Library welcomes over 500,000 visitors each year. We are dedicated to being a welcoming and engaging environment that provides resources to support the lifelong learning needs and interests of all members of the community. 

Visit the Library website to stay up to date on Library programs, special events, new books, and more!

  • Main Phone Number: 626-570-5008
  • Fax Number: 626-457-1104
  • Circulation, Renewal, & Passport Information: 626-570-5028
  • Reference Assistance: 626-570-3212
  • Children's Department: 626-570-3215

Book renewal online: Log into the Library Catalog by entering your entire Library card bar-code and PIN (if you do not have a PIN, you may use your phone number). Then manage your items by selecting "My Account." 

Book renewal by phone: Call Circulation at 626-570-5028

Please note that overdue items can only be renewed in person at the Library's Circulation desk.

How To Videos

View informational 'How To' videos for the Alhambra Civic Center Library below.

How To - Get an Alhambra Civic Center Library Card

How To - Get a Passport at the Alhambra Civic Center Library

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Library Room Reservations


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Team Members

Carmen Hernandez

Library Services Director


Shannen Sisavath

Library Services Manager


Maribel Kong

Clerical Assistant III



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Frequently Asked Questions

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