Arcadia Public Library

20 West Duarte Road
Arcadia, CA 91006

Tel: (626) 821-5567
Fax: (626) 447-8050

Darlene Bradley
Director of Library & Museum Services

Hours of Operation
Monday – Thursday
   10 a.m.– 9 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 
   10 a.m.– 6 p.m.
(Closed Sundays & Holidays)



The Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage

380 West Huntington Drive
Arcadia, CA 91007

Tel: (626) 574-5440
Fax: (626) 821-9057

Darlene Bradley
Director of Library & Museum Services

Hours of Operation
Tuesday – Saturday 
   10 a.m.– 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
   (Closed from 12 – 1 p.m.)



February 2019 Adult Recess Digital Slide
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January 2019 #CurrentlyReading Digital Sign

Our Library is the place to be for both fun and learning. Don’t miss out!

Click on the links below for more information about our programs.


New Programs

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The Art of Chinese Calligraphy

Ready for the Spring Festival? Learn the art of Chinese calligraphy in anticipation and preparation of Chinese New Year! Class taught by Ms. Si Ning, Doctor of Literature.
All supplies provided. Limited seating, registration required. Call 626.821.5569 to register. Program for adults 18 and over.

Saturday, January 12; 11am- 12:30pm

 Business Legal Classes, Winter 2019_P&S page Starting & Growing Your Business

Learn all the things you “didn’t know you needed to know" about building your business. Leading attorneys & financial professionals will present a 3-part series providing entrepreneurs & business owners the practical knowledge needed to set up a business for long-term growth & success. 

How to Form a Corporation or LLC
Wednesday, January 30, 12:00-1:30 PM 

Know Before You Sign the Dotted Line:
Reading & Negotiating Business Contracts
Wednesday, February 6, 12:00-1:30 PM

Make It Official: Get Your Business Licensed
Monday, Feb. 11, 12:00-1:30 PM

Classes held in partnership with
Arcadia Public Library, LA Law Library & LA County Library at:

West Covina Library Branch:
1601 W West Covina Pkwy
West Covina, CA 91790 

Register at


Ongoing Programs

 Adult Recess, plain logo, social media Adult Recess

Coloring and crafting just for adults, with a new, fun craft the first Tuesday of every month.

All supplies provided! Open to adults, 18 years and older

Upcoming Dates:
No Adult Recess in January
February 5, Rock Painting (registration required) & Coloring
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 Adult Book Discussion Group

Join fellow readers and share your thoughts (or just listen in) as we discuss a selection of interesting books throughout the year. No registration required. Copies of the books to be discussed will be available to check out at the Library.
We meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month, at 10 AM, in the Library Conference Room.

Upcoming Dates
Tuesday, October 23 at 10am
Walking Lions by Ayelet Gudar Goshen

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 #Currently Reading – Not Your Mama’s Bookclub

Join our free form book discussion group, where one book does not rule them all! Bring the book you are #currentlyreading, sip a little coffee, and let’s discuss.

No registration required.
Paris Baguette, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA 91007

Upcoming Dates
Saturday, January 26, 2019, at 10am
Theme: True Crime

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Learning Labs

Join us for our popular Learning Lab classes!
Courses are offered on a wide variety of technology subjects with hands-on practice. Classes last 60-90 minutes, have limited enrollment, and certain prerequisites may apply.

ECC programs page

English Conversation Class

For adults wanting to improve their English speaking skills.

Classes begin on Monday, August 20, 2018.

 Foreign Film Series

International Film Program

Curtains up the second Wednesday of every month for our showings of award winning international films.