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Three Christmas ornaments spilling glitter in green, gold, and red.

The holiday season is upon us and while that means different things for different people, a great way for everyone to enjoy the holidays is to make something holiday related with […]

Giving Tuesday logo with date 11/29/2016

Today is Giving Tuesday, the Tuesday following Cyber Monday; a day when you are encouraged to give money to your favorite charity or non-profit if you can afford to do so, […]

Thanksgiving dinner

Thanksgiving, the most delicious holiday of the year, is coming up next week. To help you prepare, we’ve made a list of some of the special Thanksgiving cookbooks, full of […]

Ha Ha Boo: Comedy Horror for Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner and while you can always celebrate with some traditionally spooky books and movies like Dracula or The Exorcist, sometimes it’s nice to take a break […]

National Coming Out Day

Today is National Coming Out Day and Pasadena is celebrating with its Inaugural National Coming Out Day Celebration tonight, October 11, from 6:30-8:30. This will a super fun event with […]

Banned Books Week Celebrating Diversity

Banned Books Week is here again and this year it’s focused on celebrating diversity. Many of the books that are often challenged, while not challenged specifically on grounds of diversity, feature diverse […]

Roald Dahl Day

Today is Roald Dahl’s 100 Birthday! Many of us vividly remember his famous children’s books, including Matilda, The BFG, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and many more from our childhood. While these […]

Glacier Point Yosemite view

This Thursday, August 25th will mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the National Park Service. Here in California we are a lucky to have several beautiful and unique […]

Prep School image

It may feel like we’re still in the middle of summer, but for many local kids it’s back-to-school time already. While they get ready for a new school year, you […]

Olympic rings

The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro have their opening ceremonies this Friday, August 5 after which the games will really begin with everything from gymnastics, to track and […]