Visit Pasadena Public Library Safely

What to expect when you visit any Pasadena Public Library Here are the public health safety guidelines you can expect when you plan your visit to any of the Pasadena Public Libraries: Wear a face covering over your nose and mouth at all times Maintain a distance of at least six (6) feet from other library patrons or staff at all times Avoid entering the library if you are experiencing any COVID-19 related symptoms or feeling sick For anyone who... continue reading »"Visit Pasadena Public Library Safely"

PASADENA PUBLIC BRANCH LIBRARIES TO REOPEN

PASADENA, Calif. — Pasadena Public Library will reopen four library branches for in-person service and expand the hours of its Hastings and La Pintoresca branches the week of May 10. Linda Vista and San Rafael branch libraries will reopen on Tuesday, May 11. Lamanda Park and Santa Catalina branches will reopen on Wednesday, May 12. Hastings and La Pintoresca branches will expand their hours of service to the public beginning May 11. Allendale and Hill Avenue branch libraries will expand... continue reading »"PASADENA PUBLIC BRANCH LIBRARIES TO REOPEN"

CITY ANNOUNCES CLOSURE OF PASADENA CENTRAL LIBRARY DUE TO SEISMIC SAFETY ISSUES

PASADENA, Calif.—On Monday, May 3, the City of Pasadena Building Official ordered the closure of Pasadena Central Library, located at 285 E. Walnut St, until further notice. View the order. In-person library services recently resumed on a part-time basis following the county’s move into the less-restrictive orange tier. However, a recent structural assessment conducted as part of the scope of work for the Central Library Building Systems and Structural Assessment Capital Improvement Project revealed that most of the building is comprised... continue reading »"CITY ANNOUNCES CLOSURE OF PASADENA CENTRAL LIBRARY DUE TO SEISMIC SAFETY ISSUES"

PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARIES REOPEN FOR LIMITED EXPRESS SERVICE

PASADENA, Calif. — Pasadena Public Library is pleased to announce that it will reopen three library sites for in-person Express Service in April. This is the beginning of a phased in-person reopening for Pasadena’s libraries. Central Library will reopen on Thursday, April 15 with limited hours. Hastings and La Pintoresca branch libraries will reopen on Tuesday, April 20 also with limited hours. With Pasadena entering the orange tier of the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy, libraries have been cleared... continue reading »"PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARIES REOPEN FOR LIMITED EXPRESS SERVICE"

Partners to History: Martin Luther King, Jr., Ralph David Abernathy, and the Civil Rights Movement by Donzaleigh Abernathy

PASADENA, Calif. – As part of Pasadena Public Library’s Black History Month celebration, author Donzaleigh Abernathy, an American actress, author and civil rights activist, will discuss her book, Partners to History: Martin Luther King, Jr., Ralph David Abernathy, and the Civil Rights Movement on Saturday, Feb. 27 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Zoom. To participate sign up at https://pasadena.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?eventid=3755 The book is a tribute and testament to the courage, strength and endurance of Martin Luther King, Ralph David Abernathy,... continue reading »"Partners to History: Martin Luther King, Jr., Ralph David Abernathy, and the Civil Rights Movement by Donzaleigh Abernathy"

An American Journey – A Legacy of Freedom and Slavery

PASADENA, Calif. – As part of Pasadena Public Library’s Black History Month celebration, author Gayle Jessup White, a descendant of Founding Father and Third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson and two of the families he enslaved will discuss her decades-long journey tracing her family’s oral tradition connecting her to Jefferson on Friday, Feb. 26 at 5 p.m. on Zoom. Sponsored by the Hastings Branch Library Associates. To attend, sign up at https://pasadena.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?eventid=3754. Monticello, once the home of Jefferson... continue reading »"An American Journey – A Legacy of Freedom and Slavery"

Jungle Drum Circle with Chazz Ross

PASADENA, Calif. – Pasadena Public Library is celebrating Black History Month with a Jungle Drum Circle performance for families by Chazz Ross, drawing on 40 years of experience in African music and dance, Monday, Feb. 22 at 2:00 p.m. on Zoom. Enjoy an amazing percussion show with African Djembe drums and learn about their history. To attend, sign up at https://pasadena.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?eventid=3759. For more information, contact Illyanna Logan at ilogan@cityofpasadena.net.

City of Pasadena Announces New Website with COVID Vaccine Updates

(Pasadena, Calif.) – The City of Pasadena has launched a new webpage with vaccine information to keep our community updated and provide a link for healthcare workers to learn about obtaining the vaccine.  From the start of the pandemic, data and science have guided Pasadena’s response to COVID-19. That continues to be true when it comes to vaccines. Pasadena continues to distribute and administer the approved safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines as quickly as possible. Both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine have received approval by the Food and... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Announces New Website with COVID Vaccine Updates"