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.)



July 2019 #CurrentlyReading Digital Sign
Adult SAYL Scavenger Hunt Flyer Digital Sign
Adult SAYL Digital Sign
June 2019 Adult Recess Digital Slide
SAYL Interactive Movie 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

 early 2019Aug17_Eugene_Moy_website160px Arcadia History Lecture

"Early Chinese in Arcadia (and Beyond)" by Eugene Moy of the Chinese Historical Society of Southern California.

Saturday, August 17, 2019, 2:00-3:30 PM
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Adult Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, June 8th ‐ Saturday June 15th

Summer at Your Library 2019 kicks off with an weeklong scavenger hunt! The Adult SAYL Scavenger Hunt is made up of three tiers of challenges worth 10, 20, or 30 points.  Each challenge must be photographed & submitted via Instagram, original content only!  The grand prize is a $50 Amazon gift card. 

The challenges will be made available at the Adult & Teen Information Desk starting on Saturday, June 8th.  

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Adult Summer at Your Library (SAYL)

It’s Showtime at Your Library!

Saturday, June 1st‐Saturday, July 27th

Don’t let the kids have all the fun, join our Adult Summer at Your Library Program! Read books, submit reviews, collect badges, & earn prizes. Register online beginning on June 1st at arcadiaca.beanstack 

Program & participation prize give away ends July 27. Grand prize winner will be selected July 29.

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APL after dark presents: An interactive movie - The Princess Bride 

It’s inconceivable you’ve never attended an interactive movie! Come take part in the action with sound effects & props or just sit back and enjoy the show. Light refreshments will be served. Open to adults and high school students with student ID.

Event is free, just call or come in to register!


Ongoing Programs

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

Tue., June 04
Fuse Bead Jewelry & Coloring 
All supplies provided! Open to adults, 18 years and older

Registration Required for Craft

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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.

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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.

July 27
Theme: Entertainer Biographies
No registration required.
Paris Baguette, 400 S. Baldwin Ave.,
Arcadia, CA 91007

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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.

Registration begins Tuesday, March 26

ECC programs page

English Conversation Class

For adults wanting to improve their English speaking skills.


 Foreign Film Series

International Film Program

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