COVID-19 Arboretum Library Closure and Services during Shutdown:
The Arboretum Library is closed until May 1, 2020. For those members who have books checked out there will be no fines and the books will continued to be renewed during the duration of the closure. All Arboretum Library programs are cancelled during that time as well. The Arboretum Library currently has 6,084 e-books to help you with your garden tasks and “Safer at Home” activities. Here are three links to get you started:
How to Search for E-Books, How to Access E-Books, and New -E-Books
A Selection of Children’s E-Books
A Selection of Beginning and Indoor Gardening E-Book
Narrative Non-Fiction E-Books for the Long Read
Arboretum E-Books are available to Arboretum members only so Join Today.
If you are a brand new member and want to use the e-books, you can call our Membership office at 626.821.3233, seven days a week, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. PDT or email firstname.lastname@example.org to get a temporary membership number.
The Arboretum Library contains a comprehensive collection of resources on gardening, botany, California native plant life, environmental issues, and some agriculture as these subjects relate to the plants native to and planted in Southern California. This includes books, magazines, government documents, pamphlets, and audio-visual materials.
You can search the ONLINE CATALOG now.