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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 […]

One City One Story Reveal Thursday, September 27 at 5:30pm at the Central Library

Tomorrow, September 27 is the big reveal of our 2019 One City, One Story selection! Come by the Central Library at 5:30 pm to be the first to know what […]

Pasadena Loves YA 2018

This Saturday, September 15 is Pasadena Loves YA, the annual teen book festival held at the Pasadena Central Library from 12pm to 4pm. We’ll have 15 young adult authors speaking […]

War of the Worlds illustrations

This Saturday, August 25 at 2 p.m. at the Central Library, we’ll be having a very special screening of the 1953 film War of the Worlds based on the book […]

Woman reading on a beach.

Summer is winding down, but if you’re in Southern California, the heat is just getting started! There’s still plenty of beach weather left, so don’t let the kids going back […]

FIFA World Cup 2014

Ladies and gentlemen, we have our World Cup finalists! This Sunday will be the showdown between France and Croatia for the winner of the 2018 World Cup. If you’re already […]

Science spelled with scrabble letters

2018 is the year of STEAM here at Pasadena Public Library; and across the City of Pasadena. We’re celebrating all things science, technology, engineering, art, and math related with lots […]

Virtual Reality at the Library

Virtual reality is a fast expanding field of technology with possible applications in both many industries and aspects of our everyday lives and it’s now available to experience at Pasadena […]

Fantastic Libraries in Fiction

  April 8-14 is National Library Week. In honor of the occasion, we’re celebrating fantastic libraries in fiction. Come on in to the library, check out some books, and work […]

WASPs on the runway

Our 2018 One City, One Story book, Rise of the Rocket Girls, is the riveting true story of the women who launched America into space. While Rise of the Rocket […]