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  • Scratch 101 - Central Library
    Posted: 07/16/14

    Learn how to create your own fun animations and video games using Scratch on Friday, August 1, 4 p.m. in Pasadena Central Library's Technology Learning Center, 285 E. Walnut Street. No programming experience needed. Call (626) 744 4066, option 4

  • Summer Teen Monopoly Tournament
    Posted: 07/15/14

    Stay out of jail and test your skills at the annual Teen Monopoly Tournament on Wednesday, July 30 beginning at 10 30 a.m. on Pasadena Central Library's West Patio, 285 E. Walnut St. complete with two 90 minute rounds. Lunch and

  • Doctor Who End of Summer Bash
    Posted: 07/14/14

    Calling all Whovians. We're holding a Doctor Who party, with themed activities, crafts, snacks, games and giveaways on Sunday, August 3, 2 p.m. at Pasadena Central Library's West Patio, 285 E. Walnut Street. Join us and show up as your favorite Doctor, companion

  • Noir California - The Masters of 20th Century Crime Fiction
    Posted: 07/14/14

    A panel of local crime novelists will discuss 20th Century Crime Fiction in California on Thursday, July 31 with a reception at 6 p.m. followed by a panel discussion and question and answer session from 7 to 8 30 p.m.

  • New Documentary Film - Bungalow Heaven: Preserving a Neighborhood
    Posted: 07/11/14

    Pasadena’s “Bungalow Heaven” was the first historic landmark district in Pasadena, and the United States Joaquin Montalvan’s new documentary film reveals the hard fought struggle that took place to preserve this unique and highly coveted neighborhood. A special screening of

  • PAUSE for French Language for Travelers
    Posted: 07/10/14

    Traveling Tips Traveling to France? Learn tips, dos and don’ts to make your trip a success on Friday, July 25 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Hastings Branch Library, 3325 E. Orange Grove Blvd. Helpful Phrases Learn helpful phrases to use when

  • Your Next Good Read
    Posted: 07/10/14

    Looking for a great a summer book? Try Pasadena Public Library's newest service, Your Next Good Read. Submit your request (adult, teen or children's book titles) to http cityofpasadena.net Library Your Next Good Read and receive two to five suggestions.

  • Call for Local Authors
    Posted: 07/08/14

    Calling all local authors specializing in art, photography, woodworking, crafts, knitting, sewing, decorating, baking, cooking, fiction and non fiction Come participate in Pasadena Central Library’s Art Author Fair during ArtNight Pasadena on Friday, October 10 from 6 10 p.m. To

  • Kid's Writing Workshop
    Posted: 07/01/14

    Are you a dreamer? Do you love to write? You don’t have to be an expert—you just have to love stories, and have a great imagination of your own Join us on Fridays, July 18 & August 15, 4 p.m.

  • Saving Seeds Can Be Fun!
    Posted: 07/01/14

    Found a super delicious tomato, squash or bean you'd like to grow in next year's garden? Join us on Saturday, July 26, 10 30 a.m. at Hill Avenue Branch Library, 55 South Hill Avenue as Master Gardener Yvonne Savio explains

  • Paws to Read, Pause to Give
    Posted: 06/26/14

    Pasadena Public Library is giving back to one of our long time partners, Pasadena Humane Society (PHS SPCA) and SPCA, which offers our popular “Barks and Books” Program for beginning readers, plus other special displays and events. From July 21

  • PAUSE for Pastels and Poetry Art Program
    Posted: 06/23/14

    Choose a topic to write about, inspired by a color from the pastel palette, then create and illustrate your piece with the pastel. The end results will be exciting and unique Presented by Marilyn LaGrone Amaral. Programs will be held

  • One Direction Letter Contest
    Posted: 06/13/14

    Here’s your chance to see One Direction live in Pasadena Write an original letter (300 words max) to convince the band or a band member to read your favorite book. To enter, submit your letter electronically under Reviews in your

  • Teen Book Festival Renaming Contest
    Posted: 06/13/14

    “Pasadena Teen Book Festival” is a really long title. Help us rename it We need something that reflects Pasadena and expresses how much we love books and authors. First place wins a $50 gift card. Send your entries to Jane

  • Help Select the 2015 ONE CITY, ONE STORY BOOK
    Posted: 06/10/14

    Have you read a great book you feel the whole city should read? Pasadena Public Library’s One City, One Story Selection Committee wants YOUR input on its 2015 selection. Send your suggestions to http pasadenapubliclibrary.net news_events ocos contact by August 1.

  • Paws to Read this Summer!
    Posted: 06/02/14

     PAWS TO READ, Pasadena Public Library’s 2014 Summer Reading Challenge will “Celebrate 130 Years of Reading” now through August 3 with plenty of books, special events and prizes for children, teens and – new this year – ADULTS To register

  • Summer issue of Off the Shelf is now available
    Posted: 06/01/14

    The Summer 2014 newsletter is now available. Check it out

  • Book Us! for Help with Your Research Questions
    Posted: 05/23/14

    Looking for one on one help with your research? Make a BOOK US appointment, skip the line and meet with reference staff when it is most convenient for you. The service is available to Pasadena Public Library card holders who

  • 2014 Holiday Hours
    Posted: 05/02/14

    All Pasadena Public Libraries will be CLOSED on the following holidays. January • Wednesday, January 1 • New Year’s Day • Monday, January 6 • National Bowl Championship Series • Linda Vista & San Rafael Branches closed • Sunday &

  • Law Room Offers Weekly LA Law Librarian Service
    Posted: 01/07/14

    Pasadena Public Library offers free weekly service with a Law Librarian every Thursday from 1 to 5 p.m. in Central Library’s Law Room, 285 E. Walnut Street. This service is provided through the library’s partnership with the LA Law Library.

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