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  • Got Books?

    Practice your reading skills and enjoy literacy activities with students from La Salle High School.

    Tuesdays, September 2 & 23 • 3 – 4:30 p.m. • Hastings

    Appy Hour

    Take some cool new apps for a test drive! Join us and try out some of the best educational apps for kids, and even find some great free apps.

    Monday, September 8 • 3:30 p.m. • Central Library/Children’s Story Room

    Barks and Books

    Children read a book to a gentle, well-trained dog. Presented by Pasadena Humane Society volunteers.

    Tuesday, September 9 • 3:30 p.m. • Hastings

    Monday, September 22 • 3 p.m. • La Pintoresca

    Stories to Lighten the Load

    Flights of Fantasy Story Theatre share tales enjoyed around the campfire by families in search of a better life during the Great Depression. These stories use humor and perspective to “lighten the load” of Americans facing daily struggles to survive.

    Wednesday, September 17 • 3:30 p.m. • Santa Catalina

    Thursday, September 18 • 4 p.m. • Hastings

    Mother/Daughter Book Club

    Join us as we discuss books that inspire compassion, self-esteem, and courage in the face of social pressure, as we explore what it means to be a strong, confident young woman! For girls 11 and up, their mothers or an adult guest of their choice. Will discuss Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan. To sign up call (626) 744-4066, option 4.

    Wednesday, September 17 • 7 p.m. • Central Library/Children’s Story Room

    Kid’s Book Club

    Join us as we discuss and have fun with Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan.

    Wednesday, September 24 • 4:30 p.m. • Central Library/Children’s Story Room

    Fancy Nancy Soiree

    Ooh-la-la, darlings!!! Celebrate back to school with a Book Soirée!!! (That is fancy for Party). Sparkly make-up and feathery hats, boas, and tutus, now fancy that! A magical par-tea it’s sure to be at Hastings Branch Chateau (That is fancy for home). Celebrate with us! Don’t forget to wear your fanciest ensemble (That is a fancy word for outfit)! Répondez s’il vous plait (That is fancy for reply to) – (626) 744-7262.

    Thursday, September 25 • 4 p.m. • Hastings


    Makerspace inspired programs featuring hands-on project making for all ages.

    Create a Memory Booklet
    Remember your summer fun in a handmade booklet! Bring photos of your pets or other summer fun, and we’ll provide decorations and additional pictures to color and paste and make your creation special. For ages 3 - 7.
    Tuesday, September 9 • 10:30 a.m. • Hill Avenue
    Wednesday, September 10 • 10:30 a.m. • Allendale

    STEAM Team Club
    Join us as we explore the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) concepts through creative, innovative projects based around various fun STEAM-related challenges. For 3rd – 6th graders. Space is limited. Call (626) 744-7262 for reservations.
    Wednesday, September 10 • 4 p.m. • Hastings

    Popsicle Stick Craft
    Use your imagination to create art using popsicle sticks.
    Thursday, September 11 • 2:30 p.m. • Villa Parke 

    Lego® Club

    Join us for our Lego® Club! Make stuff! Fun stuff! Science stuff! Create awesome projects based on our weekly theme. Lego® parts provided.
    Mondays, September 22 & 29 • 4 p.m. • La Pintoresca



    Grow a Beanstalk
    Your name isn’t Jack? That’s ok. Join us as we have fun decorating a flower pot and planting bean seeds. Then take them home to watch them grow!
    Tuesday, September 16 • 3 p.m. • Hill Avenue

    The Boy Who Cried Wolf Puppet Show
    Enjoy this hilarious puppet show starring Willie the Wolf. Guaranteed thrills for the entire family!
    Tuesday, September 30 • 4 p.m. • Hastings


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