One City, One Story Author Talk at All Saints Church on Thursday, March 7 at 7 p.m.

March is here which means the 2019 One City, One Story program is upon us! This Thursday, March 7 Hernan Diaz, the author of our 2019 One City, One Story […]

NFL players

This Sunday is Super Bowl LIII where the Los Angeles Rams will take on the New England Patriots. It’s LA’s first shot at the NFL championship in over 30 years! […]

The Big One: Earthquakes in Fiction

It has been a quarter century since the Northridge earthquake struck at 4:30 am on January 17, 1994. It has been 30 years since the Loma Prieta quake hit Northern […]

Needles poem by Brian Bilston

We shared this clever (and visual) poem by Brian Bilston yesterday on Facebook, and the response by followers indicates that lots of other people were delighted by it, too. Brian […]

Nova Jacobs author talk 12/6 at 7pm at the Central Library

Don’t miss a very special author talk where Nova Jacobs joins Anne Louise Bannon, president of Mystery Writers of America, Southern California. in conversation as they discuss her book, The […]

On the 4th Monday of every month, a small group gathers at Lamanda Park Branch Library to hear about a selection of new(ish) books that are receiving great reviews.  It’s […]

InSight Live Viewing at Central Library 11/26 at 11 am

Join us on Monday, November 26 at Central Library for a live viewing of the InSight Mars Landing by NASA-JPL. We’ll have NASA-JPL’s Todd Barber hosting, and he can lend […]

White House at night

Today is Election Day so make your way to the polls before 8 p.m. to vote! After you’ve voted, you can stop by the library and pick up one of […]

hand against frosted glass

Happy Halloween! Here are some truly terrifying tales to set the mood and haunt your dreams…   The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson First published in 1959, Shirley Jackson’s The […]

Wonder Valley by Ivy Pochoda

Author Ivy Pochoda will be at Pasadena Central Library next Thursday, October 25, at 7:00 pm to talk about (and sign copies of) her novel, Wonder Valley.  We’re inspred by her visit, […]