Announcements

  • On Saturday during our STEAM Fair, we announced the winners of our Kids’ Art Contest! This year’s theme was “Reading Takes You Everywhere,” and we asked kids to submit flat works of art based on that theme or anything travel-related. Before I share who won, I’d like to give a huge thank-you to our judges:

  • We’re pleased to announce the Young Readers League 2017 Writing Contest winners! This year, young writers were challenged to tell us a ghost story in 300 words or less. The winning entries were honored during the Young Readers League author event with Natalie Lloyd, author of The Key to Extraordinary, our 2017 selection. The stories are published

  • We are pleased to announce the One City One Story 2017 “The Traveler” Art and Writing Contest winners! The winning entries were honored during an award ceremony followed by a reception on March 18, 2017. The winning entries are currently displayed at Central Library in the Great Hall, and will remain in exhibit for the next month.  Drop by the library

  • We have some great new apps on our Children’s Room iPads, which were highly recommended in School Library Journal’s Top 10 of 2016 list. Read all about them here! You can also find all the apps we have on our Pinterest page: http://pinterest.com/pasadenalibrary! Skyscrapers – $2.99 – iOS, Android – Learn visually about the pipes,

  • We’re pleased to announce the Young Readers League 2016 Writing Contest winners! This year, young writers were challenged to tell us something about a new character joining a magical circus, their special ability or how this character come to join the circus. The winning entries were honored during the Young Readers League Circus Extravaganza with Cassie Beasley, author of Circus