The Moon: Preschool Storytime

At today’s storytime we talked about the moon, one of the key players in Monday’s solar eclipse! Books We Shared Our first story, Mae and the Moon by Jami Gigot, is […]

Writing Dialogue for Wordless Picture Books

Yesterday, after reading the book Du Iz Tak by Carson Ellis, kids in primary grades did an activity making up a new language. Then they created new written dialogue for […]

Fish! ~ Toddler Storytime

Our 7th storytime of the summer session was all about Fish!  Fish sure are slippery!  Here are the stories, songs, rhymes, flannel boards, activities and video we explored about our topic. Books We Shared   In […]

Fish! ~ Infant Storytime

Our 7th storytime of the summer session was all about Fish!  Fish sure are slippery!  We read books that were a bit longer during our infant storytime to challenge our babies’ listening skills.  […]

STEAM Careers in Pasadena: Forensic Specialists Fighting Crime with Science

On Wednesday, August 2nd, we had some special visitors at the library. Two forensic specialists from the Pasadena Police Department, Noel Herrera and Alex Padilla, came to meet kids between […]

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Food! ~ Toddler Storytime

Our 6th storytime of the summer session was all about Food!  We also had a visit from Max the Mouse and he ate all of our strawberries!!  I guess mice really do […]

Food! ~ Infant Storytime

Our 6th storytime of the summer session was all about Food!  We also had a visit from Max the Mouse.  I guess mice really do love to eat..at least that is […]

Butterflies ~ Toddler Storytime

Our fifth storytime of the summer session was all about Butterflies!  We even got a visit from Mary Mariposa, our Monarch butterfly.  (See below). She charmed us as she flitted about the room to […]

Butterflies ~ Infant Storytime

Our 5th storytime of the summer session was all about Butterflies!  We actually spent quite a bit of time playing hide and seek with some missing butterflies.  Here are the books, songs, rhymes, […]