Pasadena Public Library Awarded Technology Grant

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 zero to five to access services and the support they need to flourish, with a specific focus on school... continue reading »"Pasadena Public Library Awarded Technology Grant"

2019 Fractured Films Art Contest Entry Form and Contest Details

2019 Fractured Films Art Contest Submit a one-frame drawing, illustration, painting or photograph inspired by a film. Give us your take on your favorite movie. Reimagine the characters, the setting, the time period, or delve into the history, relationships or future of the characters. As long as it’s original but inspired by a film, it’s eligible. Click Here for Entry Form and Contest Details    

2019 Fractured Films Writing Contest Entry Form and Contest Details

2019 Fractured Films Writing Contest  Submit a story, poem or script inspired by a film. Give us your take on your favorite movie. Reimagine the characters, the setting, the time period, or delve into the history, relationships or future of the characters. As long as it’s original but inspired by a film, it’s eligible. Click Here for Entry Form and Contest Details  

Design Your LEGO® Contest 2019

The Design Your LEGO® Contest is back for Summer, 2019! Entry deadline is Sunday, July 7, and LEGO® Showcase Day will be Saturday, July 20. Click on the flyer for more info, and for the entry form, and GET BUILDING! Design Your LEGO® Contest 2019  

Earthquake Threat in Socal: Are You Ready?

PASADENA, Calif. – Margaret Vinci, manager, Office of Earthquake Programs, Education and Outreach and ShakeAlert SoCal regional coordinator, will discuss the mechanics and risk of earthquakes on Saturday, June 1, 11 a.m. at Pasadena Public Library’s Linda Vista Branch, 1281 Bryant St. She will also discuss available earthquake prediction tools and demonstrate the new ShakeAlert Earthquake Early Warning System. Vinci’s principal responsibility is the management of the Earthquake Research Affiliates (ERA) Program. This includes the procurement of funds for continued... continue reading »"Earthquake Threat in Socal: Are You Ready?"

La Pintoresca Branch Library will close for HVAC maintenance - Tuesday, April 9 through Thursday, April 11

La Pintoresca Branch Library will close for HVAC maintenance Tuesday, April 9 through Thursday, April 11 The branch will reopen Friday, April 12 at 9 a.m. Until then, other nearby libraries are: Santa Catalina Branch Library 999 E. Washington Blvd. • (626) 744-7272 Monday – Thursday & Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday 2 – 6 p.m. Central Library 285 E. Walnut St. • (626) 744-4066 Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Friday & Saturday 9 a.m.... continue reading »"La Pintoresca Branch Library will close for HVAC maintenance - Tuesday, April 9 through Thursday, April 11"

California Hummingbirds

PASADENA, Calif. – Altadena based professional bird guide, Luke Tiller, will discuss native California Hummingbirds on Saturday, March 30 at 11 a.m. at Pasadena Public Library’s Linda Vista Branch, 1281 Bryant St. Of the 350 species of Hummingbirds worldwide, about six of them can be found regularly in Pasadena. These amazing avian dynamos often weigh less than a teaspoon of sugar and yet some species undertake an annual migration that covers thousands of miles between their wintering grounds in Mexico... continue reading »"California Hummingbirds"