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Beginning November 3rd, the library will be open to the public for essential services only.

Operating hours will be:

Monday          Curbside pickup from 10am - 4pm

Tuesday         Open for essential services from12:30pm – 4:30pm

Wednesday    Open for essential services from 12:30pm –4:30pm

Thursday        Open for essential services from12:30pm – 4:30pm

Friday              Curbside pickup from 10am - 4pm

Patrons are being asked to limit library use to 30 minutes only, for express services such as checking out materials, getting a new library card, requesting information, making photo copies, printing documents, or using computers.


Curbside pickups can be scheduled by emailing or calling staff at (626)570-3212. As a reminder, our 1st Street and 2nd Street book drops are open, all due dates will continue to be automatically extended and no late fines will be charged during this period.


Library guests are required to follow health guidelines, which includes wearing face coverings, and practicing social distancing by maintaining six feet of distance from others.


While library hours are limited, it’s easy to access to our collection of books, movies, music and more 24/7 online at:

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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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Team Members

Shannen Sisavath

Library Services Manager


Maribel Kong

Clerical Assistant III



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