Family Storytime - Spiders, Flies & Other Creepy Crawlies...

We had fun during our family storytime today!  We explored stories about spiders, flies & other creepy crawly creatures.  There was even a little bug eating going on…(well we didn’t really […]

A Pig Parade is a Terrible Idea: Creative Writing for Beginning Readers

This month’s Creative Writing for Beginning Reader’s workshop (for ages 5-8) was inspired by the book A Pig Parade is a Terrible Idea by Michael Ian Black and illustrated by […]

Roald Dahl 100

We had 45 people come to our Roald Dahl 100 Celebration on Tuesday, September 13th, the centennial of Roald Dahl’s birth! Mr. Nick told us all about Dahl’s life and […]

Kids' Writing Workshop with Tracy Holczer

On Friday, August 26, we had Tracy Holczer here at the Pasadena Public Library children’s story room to teach creative writing to kids aged 8-12. Tracy Holczer wrote the gorgeous […]

Bikes - Preschool Storytime

During preschool storytime a few weeks ago, we shared stories about a type of transportation you make go – Bikes! Books We Shared   The first book we read was Bike […]

Infant & Toddler Storytime - Bears

I’m a little late in updating this, but I wanted to share the fun we had at our last Infant/Toddler Storytimes for the Summer session on August 16.  We shared […]

Books! Books! Books! Storytime

We started storytime today with Clap Your Hands and told a story with puppets, based on Book! Book! Book! by Deborah Bruss and illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke. All the animals […]

On Thursday, August 25th, while the rest of the library was closed early, kids and their parents were hanging out here in the children’s Story Room learning about paleontology and […]

In this week’s storytime, we discovered the things that arrive by mail and the power of letters–the alphabet kind and ones that arrive in envelopes. Stories  Herman’s Letter by Tom Percival: Herman the […]

hoot owl

Our Family Storytime started with a  hoot and a holler!  Well, maybe not a holler but a hoot!  Sorry, couldn’t resist the “owl” humor.  We read books about some very […]