For the time being, the store is open by appointment only in an effort to keep everyone safe.

This will allow us to maintain social distancing all the while enabling you to shop and enjoy browsing with peace of mind. We request that appointments be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. To make an appointment or for availability please call or leave a message

at 626-344-6411. Curbside pickup is still available, for those who wish to pick up

an order without entering the bookstore. Following the City of Pasadena's Health Guidelines,

health masks are required inside the store, and we ask that everyone follows the 6-foot social distancing guidelines. 

Thank you for your understanding! 


Century Books is an independent used bookstore located at the newly designated landmark district in Pasadena, at the beautiful Green Street Village.  Our charming shop offers a wide array of books in subject areas of both fiction and non-fiction, such as history, science, religion, arts, classic literature, ballet, children's books, culinary arts, travel, sporting books, and more. 

We regularly host cultural events, including live jazz music,

classical concerts, literary events and lectures covering a variety of topics ranging from art to science.  


For more information please visit our Facebook at 

facebook.com/centurybookshop or our bookshop's website at 



Thank you for visiting! 

We are looking forward to see you on your next visit to Pasadena!