Reading Great Books to Learn Writing Great Hooks

At our Kids’ Writing Workshop on Friday, June 16th, we learned about writing engaging beginnings. I combed through the upper middle grade books at our library and looked through all […]

Music and Movement with Dayita Datta

Earlier this year, Pasadena Unified School District surveyed parents about what their kids need and found a strong need for more music learning opportunities. Well, Pasadena Public Library has traditionally […]

Musical Fun With Angie Donkin

On June 6th, we had a delightful music performance by Angie Donkin for infants, toddlers and their families. She played guitar and ukulele and sang. She used puppets, props, even […]

Siblings: Preschool Storytime

At last Saturday’s Preschool Storytime, we read books about brothers and sisters! Books We Shared Our first story, Squid Kid the Magnificent by Lynne Berry and Luke daMarca, features a young […]

Tablets and Tech for Kids

Coming up on Tuesday, June 13th from 2-3:30 pm, we have our next Tablets and Tech program at the Pasadena Central Library on our 4th floor. This is a fun, […]

For our last Toddler Storytime of the spring session, we read books about frogs. Our first story, Ah Ha! by Jeff Mack, was a fun story of constantly-changing fortune, as a […]

Frogs: Infant Storytime

For our last Infant Storytime of the spring session, we read books about frogs. Our first story, Hoppity Frog by Emma Parish, was a fun “slide-and-seek” board book with surprising animals […]

Ducks ~ Sensory Storytime

“Autism is part of my child, it’s not everything he is. My child is so much more than a diagnosis.” ―S.L. Coelho, author Sensory Storytime is a fun, interactive, educational storytime […]

Gulp & Swallow!  - Preschool Storytime

Hmmm…how do you explain a storytime themed “Gulp & Swallow”?  Just take a look at the books, songs, flannel boards and activities we shared – it will all start to make sense. […]

Gardens ~ Sensory Storytime

 “By holding the highest vision for your child when they can not see it for themselves, you are lifting them up, elevating them and helping them to soar,” Megan Koufos […]