Pasadena Public Library Awarded $62,000 Grant to Support Citizenship and Immigration Resources

PASADENA, Calif.—The California State Library recently awarded Pasadena Public Library a local Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant of $62,000 to focus on bolstering citizenship and immigration resources at Central Library, and La Pintoresca and Villa Parke Branch Libraries. “Libraries try to provide resources on everything including immigration, which is a very complex issue,” said Melvin Racelis, Senior Librarian at La Pintoresca Branch Library who is leading this project. “Recently, there has been increased interest in this topic. As... continue reading »"Pasadena Public Library Awarded $62,000 Grant to Support Citizenship and Immigration Resources"

Pasadena Public Library Awarded $230,000 Grant to Establish Early Childhood Hub Sites

PASADENA, Calif.—The California State Library recently awarded Pasadena Public Library a regional Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant for $230,000 to establish seven early childhood hub sites. The sites are a part of a network called Growing Together PASadena coordinated by the Library’s Office of the Young Child. They will serve as locations for families with children ages five and under to access services and the support they need to flourish, with a specific focus on school readiness. The... continue reading »"Pasadena Public Library Awarded $230,000 Grant to Establish Early Childhood Hub Sites"