Electronic resources available with your library card 24/7

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Read or Listen to Something


Find all of our materials that you can checkout online on our eBooks & Downloadables page. You’ll find eBooks, eAudiobooks, Music, Comics, and Movies available to checkout online with just your library card and PIN number at any time and from anywhere.

Research Something


Look through all of our databases by name or by subject to find the one that’s right for you and your research needs. Whether you’re trying to research topics in academic journals, learn a new language, or brush up on your car repair knowledge, you can do it all online with just your library card number. If you’re not sure where to start, take a look at our Subject Guides and see if there’s one that might help you figure out where to look.

Manage My Library Account


Renew your books, place holds, or make booklists all online in our library catalog. Even though the library’s closed, you can still make sure your books get renewed on time and you get next in line for the newest titles. Visit my account online or see our catalog help page to learn how.

Learn About Pasadena History

The library has a ton of great unique resources on Pasadena History in our Centennial Room at the Central Library, but you can also get a great start on your research from anywhere. Search the Pasadena News Index to find citations for articles from the Pasadena Star-News and other local papers, visit the Pasadena Digital History Collaboration to find historical photographs of Pasadena.