The Virtual Library is open. The ArtCenter Library continues to provide expert assistance to support teaching, learning, and research while our locations are closed and we are working remotely. Contact your Liaison Librarian for research help. Pickup service available at the Hillside and South Campuses. Returns at Hillside security or South Campus book drop. Checked-out materials are due at the end of the term. There will be no overdue fines. Contact the library at

Welcome to the online portal of the ArtCenter Library.
Here you can search our database of more than 97,000 volumes of books; subscriptions for 430 magazines; 13,300 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 Liaison Librarians are available for research assistance.
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Expanded Library Services: Summer 2021
The ArtCenter Library is excited to share that beginning Monday, May 17, 2021, we will offer limited in-person services at the Hillside…
Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021
Celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021 virtually @ ArtCenter Library during the month of May! Join us in…
Spring Break 2021
Spring break is upon us, and it’s time to relax and rejuvenate. The ArtCenter Library will be closed for use April 25th through May 16th. I…

The Library also includes the ArtCenter Archives, a repository for records and materials that document the College’s history. The ArtCenter Archives online catalog contains historical images and materials of enduring value generated by faculty, academic departments, administrative offices, students and campus organizations. For research assistance, please email us.

The Archives is currently closed.
950 S. Raymond Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91105

Image: Students gather on the front lawn of ArtCenter's 3rd Street campus, c. 1950.

Front Desk: 626 396-2233
Research Help: 626 396-4272

Fogg Library
1700 Lida Street
Pasadena, CA 91103
Mon – Thu: 9am – 9pm
Fri – Sat: 9:30am – 5pm
Sun: closed
(Temporary) South Campus Library
950 S. Raymond Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91105
Mon – Thu: 11:30am – 7pm
Fri: 9:30am – 5pm
Sat – Sun: closed