PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY CELEBRATES NATIONAL LIBRARY CARD SIGN-UP MONTH

PASADENA, CA  – September is Library Card Sign-up Month, when libraries nationwide join the American Library Association (ALA) to remind parents, caregivers, students, and community members that signing up for a library card is the first step on the path to lifelong learning. Libraries play a crucial role in the education and development of children, offering a variety of programs to spark creativity and stimulate an interest in reading and learning. Through access to technology, media resources and educational programs,... continue reading »"PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY CELEBRATES NATIONAL LIBRARY CARD SIGN-UP MONTH"

PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY OFFERS FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS

Pasadena, CA – Pasadena Public Library is excited to partner with Huntington Health, an affiliate of Cedars-Sinai, to provide free monthly health screenings. This month, visit the La Pintoresca Branch Library, 1355 N. Raymond Ave. on Thursday, Aug. 11, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., or the Hastings Branch Library, 3325 E. Orange Grove Blvd. on Tuesday, Aug.16, from 10 a.m. to noon to consult with trained health care professionals. No appointment necessary. Additional dates are noted on our website,... continue reading »"PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY OFFERS FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS"

PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF ALLENDALE BRANCH LIBRARY

Pasadena, CA – Pasadena Public Library will temporarily close the Allendale Branch Library for seismic and roofing repairs beginning on Monday, August 8. Construction is scheduled to be completed Friday, October 7. The branch will reopen the week of October 10. These improvements will allow the Allendale Branch to better serve the community. During the closure Allendale patrons are encouraged to visit their nearby branch libraries: Hill Avenue Branch, 55 S. Hill Avenue, or San Rafael Branch, 1240 Nithsdale Road.... continue reading »"PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF ALLENDALE BRANCH LIBRARY"

PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY PRESENTS “DOCTOR POETS & OTHER HEALERS: COVID-19 IN THEIR OWN WORDS WITH POEMS & PERSONAL ESSAYS”

Pasadena, CA – Pasadena Public Library presents a conversation with a selection of the poets and essayists from “Doctor Poets & Other Healers: COVID-19 in Their Own Words with Poems & Personal Essays” on Saturday, July 30, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Lamanda Park Branch Library, 140 S Altadena Dr., when several healthcare workers share their journeys through the COVID-19 pandemic.   Healthcare workers faced an unimaginable challenge head-on when confronted with the pandemic. Undeniably changed, they banned... continue reading »"PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY PRESENTS “DOCTOR POETS & OTHER HEALERS: COVID-19 IN THEIR OWN WORDS WITH POEMS & PERSONAL ESSAYS”"

PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY PRESENTS A VISIT TO THE JACK LONDON STATE PARK

Pasadena, CA – Pasadena Public Library joins author and poet Iris Jamahl Dunkle live from the Jack London State Park for a reading and park tour. Presented virtually, attendees will experience the splendor of this quiet retreat that bore witness to some of Jack London's famous works.     Jack London State Park encompasses the home and ranch of the legendary author and is located in Glen Ellen, on the eastern slope of Sonoma Mountain, about a 20-minute drive north of... continue reading »"PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY PRESENTS A VISIT TO THE JACK LONDON STATE PARK"

PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY CELEBRATES 2022 ONE CITY, ONE STORY SUMMER EDITION WITH A SELECTION OF BOOK DISCUSSIONS

Pasadena, CA – Pasadena Public Library commemorates One City, One Story Summer Edition with discussions centered on communal reading selections. The celebration kicked off in June with a presentation by Stealing Home, Los Angeles, the Dodgers and the Lives Caught in Between author Eric Nusbaum. One City, One Story continues throughout July with a series of book discussions and author talks. Each event features a different book that expands upon this summer’s themes of baseball, diversity, and legacy. This year... continue reading »"PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY CELEBRATES 2022 ONE CITY, ONE STORY SUMMER EDITION WITH A SELECTION OF BOOK DISCUSSIONS"

The City of Pasadena Celebrates Pride Month

PASADENA, CA – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT Pride Month) is celebrated annually in June to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots and to honor work to achieve equal justice and equal opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) Americans. In June of 1969, patrons and supporters of the Stonewall Inn in New York City staged an uprising to resist the police harassment and persecution to which LGBT Americans were commonly subjected. This uprising marks the... continue reading »"The City of Pasadena Celebrates Pride Month"

Pasadena Announces 2022 One City, One Story Selections, In the Country of Women and Stealing Home: Los Angeles, the Dodgers and the Lives Caught In Between

PASADENA, CA – Pasadena Public Library announced their two book selections for Pasadena’s 2022 One City, One Story community reading celebration. In the Country of Women by author Susan Straight is the 2022 One City, One Story selection and Stealing Home, Los Angeles, the Dodgers and the Lives Caught in Between by author Eric Nusbaum is the 2022 One City, One Story Summer Edition. Now in its 20th year, One City, One Story is designed to broaden and deepen an... continue reading »"Pasadena Announces 2022 One City, One Story Selections, In the Country of Women and Stealing Home: Los Angeles, the Dodgers and the Lives Caught In Between"

Pasadena Public Health Department to Provide COVID-19 Vaccine and HIV Testing at the Boulevard Bar, Pasadena's Only Gay Bar, For Pride Month

WHAT: Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) is hosting a vaccine clinic and HIV testing event at the Boulevard Bar, Pasadena’s only gay bar, as part of Pride Month celebrations. The Boulevard regularly partners with PPHD to provide free HIV testing. The clinic will be administering Johnson and Johnson vaccine, and is open to everyone age 18 and over. “PPHD is committed to providing everyone with convenient access to free COVID-19 vaccine,” said Dr. Ying-Ying Goh, Health Officer and Director of PPHD.... continue reading »"Pasadena Public Health Department to Provide COVID-19 Vaccine and HIV Testing at the Boulevard Bar, Pasadena's Only Gay Bar, For Pride Month"

Pasadena Will Align With The State and Maintain Current Requirements For Face Masks Until June 15

(Pasadena, CA.)-Last week, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can resume some activities without wearing masks or physically distancing except where required by local law and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance. This statement of confidence in the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines is welcome, and supported by science. On May 17, the State announced that until June 15, existing State face mask guidance remains in place.... continue reading »"Pasadena Will Align With The State and Maintain Current Requirements For Face Masks Until June 15"