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"

Pasadena Announces 2021 One City, One Story Selections, Tattoos On the Heart and Leave Only Footprints

PASADENA, CA – Pasadena Public Library announced their two book selections for Pasadena’s 2021 One City, One Story community reading celebration. Tattoos on the Heart by author Father Gregory Joseph Boyle, S. J. is the 2021 One City, One Story selection and Leave Only Footprints: My Acadia – To – Zion Journey Through Every National Park by author Conor Knighton is the 2021 One City, One Story Summer Edition. Now in its 19th year, One City, One Story is designed... continue reading »"Pasadena Announces 2021 One City, One Story Selections, Tattoos On the Heart and Leave Only Footprints"

City of Pasadena Issues Temporary Limited Stay at Home Order To Control COVID-19 Surge

PASADENA, Calif.—Over the last few weeks, Pasadena, like almost all of the nation, has experienced an alarming increase in daily COVID-19 infections. In addition, local hospitalizations have increased at a rapid rate, putting healthcare resources at risk. To help mitigate the spread of the virus and protect the health of residents, the City has undertaken proactive enforcement measures to remind us all of our part in controlling this pandemic. Enforcement measures include City employees and volunteers from many City departments... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Issues Temporary Limited Stay at Home Order To Control COVID-19 Surge"

Pasadena Public Library Offers New Library Catalog System

On Nov. 19, Pasadena Public Library will launch a new Integrated Library System (ILS), SirsiDynix’s BlueCloud ILS System with its Enterprise library catalog to manage its bibliographic/item holdings, patron registration, patron account activity, and online resources. This new system provides a better way for Library users to find books, movies, music, and special items at the Pasadena Public Library. The Enterprise library catalog will have a new look and more robust offerings. Bestseller lists and new books feature prominently on... continue reading »"Pasadena Public Library Offers New Library Catalog System"

New Pasadena Public Library Catalog System (ILS)

Later this year, the Pasadena Public Library will introduce a new Integrated Library System (ILS); SirsiDynix’s BlueCloud ILS System to manage its bibliographic/item holdings, patron registration, patron account activity, and online resources and will begin transitioning from a jointly operated ILS shared with Glendale Library, Arts and Culture. This new single-agency ILS provides the Library with greater local control, focuses solely on the needs of the Pasadena card holders, and will allow the Library to generate better and more detailed... continue reading »"New Pasadena Public Library Catalog System (ILS)"

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. The Library now provides curbside pickup service 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 now able to pick up previously reserved materials they had placed on hold... 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 this week, on May 12 Pasadena Public Library began PILOTING curbside pickup service at Central Library. 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. Library patrons are now able to pick up reserved materials placed on hold. Each is contacted individually and informed that their materials are ready for pickup. They are then... continue reading »"PASADENA PUBLIC LIBRARY OFFERS CURBSIDE PICKUP SERVICE"