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Google "Doodle" April 12, 2019: A primary colored stylized Google logo honoring the 100th anniversary of Bauhaus

We’re inspired by today’s Google doodle, which honors a century of modernism, begun in 1919 with the founding of the Bauhaus art school in Weimar, Germany. Visit Google to “play” […]

Image of Black Hole in Galaxy M87, credit to the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration

    Seems like the right time to celebrate the amazing news today of the first-ever photograph of a black hole with some titles about black holes.  Take a long […]

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 […]

STEAM Fair 2018 Saturday 7/23 10 am to 3 pm Central Library

Come visit our STEAM Fair Saturday, July 28 at Central Library from 10 am to 3 pm! We’ll have a planetarium tent, open house for our new Innovation Lab, Virtual […]

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  We’re feeling a bit punny this week, September 24-30. Maybe you’re not up for banned books… how about a band book? You can always find plenty of controversy, challenge, […]

"Intellectual Freedom is the right of every individual to both seek and receive information from all points of view without restriction. It provides for free access to all expressions of ideas through which any and all sides of a question, cause, or movement may be explored." Banned Books Week September 24-30, 2017

It’s Banned Books Week! An annual celebration of the power of the written word, Banned Books Week honors the idea that certain books can be difficult, thought-provoking, or offensive for […]

Listen Up!: Audiobook Narrators

  If you listen to audiobooks very much, you’ll probably agree that the right narrator can add a lot to the story. Great audiobook narrators enhance the “read” and can make […]

Kick Off the Summer With a Good Book

Now that summer has finally arrived, it’s time to go on an adventure! Whether it’s traveling abroad, or a fantastic stay-cation, these books will take you on an adventure from […]

The Fishing Pole Will Be Due in 3 Weeks, Mr. Angler!

Libraries are all about Summer! Public Library customers have tons of books to choose from at their respective libraries this Summer. From the hardcover board books for the very young; […]

Fairy [e]Tales

Fun fact: 4500 eBooks and digital media are circulated monthly at the Pasadena Public Library. Once upon a time, people read books on paper.  Publishers made books, libraries made them […]