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Pride Month Rainbow Flag

June is Pride Month so whether you’re LGBTQ yourself or an ally, whip out your rainbow flags and celebrate the amazing diversity of the human experience. Love comes in many […]

Reading by Design

Our Pasadena Public Library Summer Reading Program started this past Saturday, June 3 so if you haven’t signed up yet, head on over to our Summer Reading Guide to learn […]

JFK Centennial

This week marks 100 years since the birth of President John F. Kennedy on May 29, 1917. The Pasadena Public Library is joining in this Centennial Celebration with a musical event […]

Mother holding sleeping child.

This Sunday, May 14 is Mother’s Day when we celebrate all the amazing mothers and grandmothers in our lives. Try one of these great stories of mothers from all walks […]

PPL Dia del Nino 2015

Every year Día del Niño (Children’s Day) is celebrated in Mexico on April 30 and for the past 4 years we’ve celebrated this special day with a festival at La Pintoresca […]

Hope is the thing with feathers Emily Dickinson quote.

For National Poetry Month we’re sharing some of our favorite poems and poets with you. When we asked Pasadena Public Library staff what their favorite poems were, there were some […]

Flapper smoking illustration

The Jazz Age. The Roaring Twenties. Whatever you call them, the 1920s were a fascinating time of social and historical change. As April is Jazz Appreciation Month, we’ll take a […]

Folders labeled "Top Secret"

Our One City, One Story month is winding down, but there are still some great films and book discussions coming up to help you delve deeper into Viet Thanh Nguyen’s […]

Vietnamese people in a market

This Saturday, March 18 from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Central Library is our One City, One Story Cultural Afternoon where we will celebrate and learn about Vietnamese culture through […]

One City, One Story Author Visit

Tomorrow is March 1st and that means it is the official start of our month-long One City, One Story program, a great way for our whole community to come together […]