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  • Hastings Branch Location and Hours

    Hastings Branch Library is closed for a Safety Inspection and will reopen at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, June 21.  


    3325 East Orange Grove Boulevard Pasadena, CA 91107
    (626) 744-7262 | Map | Public Transportation 

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  • Hastings Branch Library

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    Branch Brief

    The eighth and last Pasadena Public Library Branch to be founded, the Hastings Branch building opened its doors on February 17, 1959. Its creation completed Pasadena's plan to bring library service within a mile of every home in the city.

    The Hasting Branch Library neighborhood profile provides more detail 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 

    Pajama Storytime Mondays at 7:00 p.m.
    Preschool Storytime Wednesdays at 10:45 a.m. 

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

    For special events and holiday programs, call (626) 744-7262. Or, for more information about programs here and throughout the Pasadena Public Library, you can visit our Library Calendar.

    Hastings 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.

    Hastings Branch Collection

    Over 64,000 items are held at Hastings, including reference and circulating books, periodicals, spoken cassettes and music cassettes. Hastings has strong popular fiction, picture book, folk and fairytale, home arts, travel, and biography collections. There is a small Spanish language collection.

    Meeting Room

    The meeting room accommodates up to 35 people. There are tables and chairs available for a variety of set-up possibilities. Use of the meeting room is free to groups who do not charge an admission fee or restrict admission on the basis of membership.

    Special Features

    Hastings is the only Pasadena site to intershelve adult and juvenile non-fiction books for easy access. Hastings Branch has an on-going book sale, where both hardbound and paperback books are sold.

    School Services

    In the 2005-2006 fiscal year, Hastings Branch conducted 315 programs for children with 10,545 in attendance. Of these, 128 were class visits with 2,218 in attendance.

    Branch Characteristics

    Opened/Expanded 1959/1967
    Building Size (Sq. Ft.) 7,800
    Meeting Room Seats 35
    Parking Spaces 33
    Collection 64,069
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