Pasadena Public Library Expands Curbside Pickup Service

PASADENA, Calif. — Following the successful launch of curbside pickup service at Pasadena Central Library, Pasadena Public Library has expanded curbside pickup service to seven of its branch libraries. Curbside pickup service is now available Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Central Library and Allendale, Hastings, Lamanda Park, La Pintoresca, Linda Vista, San Rafael and Santa Catalina Branch Libraries. Library patrons are able to pick up previously-reserved materials at their neighborhood branch. Patrons are contacted individually... continue reading »"Pasadena Public Library Expands Curbside Pickup Service"

Pasadena Public Library Offers Curbside Pickup Service

PASADENA, Calif.—With the opening of local retail for curbside pickup, Pasadena Public Library began piloting curbside pickup service at Central Library on May 12. The service is offered Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the library’s North parking lot, 285 E. Walnut St. Each patron is contacted individually and informed that the materials they have placed on hold are ready for pickup. They are then given instructions as to when and where to pick them up.... continue reading »"Pasadena Public Library Offers Curbside Pickup Service"

Stay Connected, Explore Pasadena Library Virtually

PASADENA, Calif.—While we are being "safer at home," many of us are looking for things to do. Here are some resources to stay connected that you can easily access on Pasadena Public Library’s website. These may require a Pasadena Public Library card, and a PIN number on the library account. This is usually the last four digits of the phone number. Don’t have a library card? Go to https://www.cityofpasadena.net/library/library-cards/ to get yours. Once you have your library card, you can... continue reading »"Stay Connected, Explore Pasadena Library Virtually"

Heat Wave Expected Throughout The Week

PASADENA, Calif.—The City wishes to remind everyone to take precautions against the heat and stay connected to the City for any alerts and updates. Although there are currently no Red Flag conditions in Pasadena, weather, Red Flag and fire conditions can change rapidly with high temperatures. Make sure to follow the City’s official Twitter account, @PasadenaGov; Pasadena Water and Power, @PWPNews; and Pasadena Police Department, @PasadenaPD. Area vegetation and brush remains extremely dry. Pasadena Fire Department officials urge extra care when... continue reading »"Heat Wave Expected Throughout The Week"

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"