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"

City of Pasadena Employees to Support Denim Day, April 29

PASADENA, Calif.—City of Pasadena employees will support Denim Day on Wednesday, April 29, by wearing jeans.   For the past 20 years, Peace Over Violence has run its Denim Day campaign on a Wednesday in April in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The campaign was originally triggered by a ruling by the Italian Supreme Court where a rape conviction was overturned because the justices felt that since the victim was wearing tight jeans she must have helped her rapist... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Employees to Support Denim Day, April 29"

Proclamation of Local Emergency Issued to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

 March 16, 2020 COVID-19 Updates, News Releases PASADENA, Calif.—On March 16, City Manager Steve Mermell proclaimed a Local State of Emergency to empower the City to more effectively respond to the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19. As the state continues to take aggressive action to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our communities, the City of Pasadena affirms that health and safety measures implemented by the City are intended to meet the following objectives: Maximizing social distancing and limiting group activity that might... continue reading »"Proclamation of Local Emergency Issued to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19"

Precautionary Library Closure

Out of an abundance of caution and to help limit the spread of the coronavirus, Central Library and all nine (9) branch libraries will be closing effective Tuesday, March 17 and until further notice.  We want to share the steps the library is taking to provide essential library services during the closure: During this time, due dates for borrowed materials will be automatically extended until June 1, no late fines will be assessed, and patrons can return materials when libraries reopen.... continue reading »"Precautionary Library Closure"

Library Events Canceled

Due to an abundance of caution regarding COVID-19, all Pasadena Public Library programs and events at all locations have been CANCELED until further notice. We are also temporarily suspending the following services: STEAM Kits checkouts Innovation Lab Open Hours Homework Help Children's play spaces Additionally, our Law Library Open Hours at Central Library are canceled through the end of March. Our library buildings and phone services remain open, and we continue to lend books, media, and periodicals. Our public computer... continue reading »"Library Events Canceled"

Pasadena Identifies First Confirmed Case of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) has confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in a Pasadena resident. This individual was known to have close contact with a confirmed case outside of Pasadena, and has been in quarantine since the exposure occurred. This individual is recovering and is being followed by PPHD. To maintain patient confidentiality, no other details will be shared on this individual. PPHD is following up directly with those who have had close contact... continue reading »"Pasadena Identifies First Confirmed Case of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)"

City of Pasadena Cancels All Non-Essential City-Sponsored Events

City of Pasadena Cancels All Non-Essential City-Sponsored Events PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena is cancelling all of its “non-essential” City-sponsored events and activities until further notice. “Non-essential” events and activities would generally include recreational events and classes, educational and cultural events, census events, Community Police Academy Kids Safety Academy, Police Activities League (PAL) center activity, and community excursions. The City is not presently directing the cancellation of any events or activities sponsored by third parties, although the City is reaching out... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Cancels All Non-Essential City-Sponsored Events"

COVID-19 Public Health Declaration

Pasadena Declares Public Health Emergency for COVID-19 Response PASADENA, Calif.—On March 4, City of Pasadena Public Health Officer Dr. Ying-Ying Goh declared a Local Public Health Emergency to empower the City to more effectively respond to the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19. This declaration coincides with actions taken by Los Angeles County and Long Beach Health Department. Currently, there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Pasadena. The declaration of a Local Public Health Emergency will mobilize City resources, accelerate emergency... continue reading »"COVID-19 Public Health Declaration"

Pasadena Announces 2020 One City, One Story Selections

PASADENA ANNOUNCES 2020 ONE CITY, ONE STORY SELECTIONS, THE SECRETS THEY KEPT and FINDING DOROTHY PASADENA, CA – Pasadena Public Library announced their two book selections for Pasadena’s 2020 One City, One Story community reading celebration, The Secrets They Kept by author Lara Prescott, the 2020 One City, One Story selection and Finding Dorothy by author Elizabeth Letts, the 2020 One City, One Story Summer Edition. Now in its 18th year, One City, One Story is designed to broaden and... continue reading »"Pasadena Announces 2020 One City, One Story Selections"