El Modena Branch Library

The El Modena Branch Library is currently closed.

Curbside Holds Pickup Service is available at the Main Library through Friday, September 25. 

Monday - Tuesday from 10:00 am - 6:30 pm

Wednesday - Friday from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Click here for more information about Curbside Service

Our book drop at the Main Library is also open for library materials return.

The Library will be closed on Monday, September 28 in order to prepare for the Main Library re-opening and Grab-and-Go Service that begins on Tuesday, September 29.

Click here to learn about our about Grab-and-Go Services

Interior of the El Modena Branch Library


  • Located near the corner of S. Hewes St. and Marmon Ave.
  • Served by OCTA bus route 167


  • Homework Center
  • Community Room (available for rental)
  • Book and media collections for children, teens, and adults
  • Bookdrops for returning materials when the library is closed

Available Technology

  • Wi-Fi throughout building
  • Public PCs for children, teens and adults
  • Black and white -and- color printing (fee)
  • Early Learning PCs for children
  • Black and white copy machine (fee)