Welcome to the online portal of the ArtCenter Library.
Here you can search our database of more than 84,000 volumes of books; subscriptions for 377 magazines; 11,000 films; and more as we add to the collection. We also have online resources for digital libraries and archives, and research guides for book collections and resources related to your subject(s) of interest. If you need help getting started, check out these search tips, review library policies, contact a librarian, or visit the library, where librarians are available for research assistance. Pickup service available at the Hillside and South Campuses. Contact the library at library@artcenter.edu
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International Zine Month 2024
Get ready to celebrate creativity and diversity! Stop by the ArtCenter Library to check out our collection of over 600 zines by artists,…
Movement Through Line: A Conversation with Medar de la Cruz
The ArtCenter Library is honored to present an evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning illustrator, Medar de la Cruz. Medar is a Brooklyn-based…
Love, Loud & Proud!
In celebration of Pride Month, books on display in the ArtCenter Library at Hillside Campus feature works from LGBTQ+ artists and creators.…

Archives and Special Collections collects, preserves, and makes accessible ArtCenter’s history as well as rare and unique books, artwork and manuscript collections. As part of the ArtCenter Library, providing access to the materials we collect is an important part of our mission. In the Jules Bates Artrouble Center, students, faculty, alumni, staff, and researchers can explore the collections. In addition, our Virtual Archives contains finding aids to collections, as well as digital photographs, publications, and other materials.

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950 S. Raymond
Pasadena, CA 91105

Image: Students gather on the front lawn of ArtCenter's 3rd Street campus, c. 1950.
Fogg Library
1700 Lida Street
Pasadena, CA 91103
Mon – Thurs : 10am – 9pm
Fri – Sat : 10am – 5pm
Sun : Closed
Archives & Special Collections
950 S. Raymond Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91105
Mon – Fri: 9am – 4pm
Sat – Sun: Closed
South Campus hold pickup shelf available at 1111 Lobby