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Arboretum Library Information
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Library Access
General Public
The Library is open to everyone, free of charge. Any member of the general public may use library materials on-site, but only Arboretum Foundation Members may check out books. To visit the Arboretum Library, come to the entrance rotunda and tell the cashiers you are here to use the library.
Arboretum Library Circulation Policy
Circulation Privileges
Books may be checked out by Arboretum members for three weeks at a time, plus an additional two renewals if needed. Items may be renewed in person, by phone, or by email. Current magazines may be checked out for three days, with no renewals. Please be sure to have your Membership Card with you.  Learn more about becoming a member of the Arboretum.
Overdue Items
The Library does not charge overdue fines. The Librarian is happy to accept donations for the Arboretum Library’s new acquisitions fund.
Interlibrary Loans
The Arboretum Library can arrange to borrow almost any item not in their collection through interlibrary loans with other libraries.

Library Location
The Arboretum Library is located within The Arboretum. Go straight through the double doors on the left (east) of the entrance rotunda.
Library Hours
Tuesday-Friday 8:30 am to 5:30 pmSaturday 8:30 am to 5:00 pmSunday 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
During Moonlight Forest lantern festival the Library will close at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesdays-Saturdays. All other hours as normal.
Susan Eubank, Librarian
Phone: (626)821-3213Fax: (626)445-1217Email:

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Phone: 626.821.3222

301 N. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA, 91007