Little Libraries | A Guide to South Pasadena’s Reading Adventures

A guide to finding the little libraries, little free pantries, and a little museum in South Pasadena

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Ramona Avenue

They come in many shapes and sizes and are scattered throughout the city. Little libraries foster community, inspire reading, and expand book access to all. South Pasadena is also home to a few little free pantries and a museum. These micro structures provide a place for neighbors to share resources openly with one another.

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Arroyo Verde Road

1000 block of Arroyo Verde Road

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena at Monterey Hills School

1624 Monterey Road – Monterey Hills School – English books

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena at Monterey Hills School

1624 Monterey Road – Monterey Hills School – Spanish books

PHOTO: Lauren Child | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Gillette Crescent

1700 block of Gillette Crescent

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Cambridge Place

2000 block of Cambridge Place

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library on La France Avenue

1900 block of La France Avenue

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library on La France Avenue

2000 block of La France Avenue

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Ramona Avenue

1500 block of Ramona Avenue

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Oak Street

1600 block of Oak Street

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library on Camden Parkway

1600 block of Camden Parkway

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Avon Place

1000 block of Avon Place – library faces Oxley Avenue

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library on Avon Place

1100 block of Avon Place – library frequently stocks free craft kits

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Stratford Avenue

1000 block of Stratford Avenue – library faces Mission Street

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Brent Avenue

1000 block of Brent Avenue – library faces Oxley Avenue

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Monterey Road

1600 block of Monterey Road

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Milan Avenue

1500 block of Milan Avenue

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Marengo Avenue

1100 block of Marengo Avenue

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Marengo Avenue

1400 Marengo Avenue – Marengo School

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Marengo Avenue

1600 Marengo Avenue

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena in Garfield Park

1000 Park Avenue – Garfield Park – library faces Mission Street

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on El Centro Avenue

700 block of El Centro Avenue

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little library in South Pasadena on Mission Street

600 block of Mission Street

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Laurel Avenue

1800 block of Laurel Avenue

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Garfield Avenue

700 block of Garfield Avenue – free plant box

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Garfield Avenue

800 block of Garfield Avenue

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Garfield Avenue

800 block of Garfield Avenue

PHOTO: Anna Fratto | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Free Pantry in South Pasadena on Monterey Road

1325 Monterey Road – St James Episcopal Church Little Free Pantry

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Le Droit Avenue

2000 Le Droit Avenue

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Buena Vista Avenue

900 block of Buena Vista Avenue

PHOTO: Anna Fratto| SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Free Pantry in South Pasadena on Fremont Avenue

1050 Fremont Avenue – Calvary Presbyterian Church Little Free Pantry

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Edgewood Drive

2000 block of Edgewood Drive

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Fremont Avenue

1500 block of Fremont Avenue

PHOTO: Anna Fratto| SouthPasadenan.com News | Little Library in South Pasadena on Ramona Avenue

1800 block of Hanscom Drive

PHOTO: Tina Kistinger | SouthPasadenan.com News | Museum of Free Art in South Pasadena on Mission Street

1900 block of Mission Street – Museum of Free Art

If we missed listing a little library that is located in South Pasadena, please send an email to media@southpasadenan.com with all the details.