• We’re pleased to announce the winners of the “Hidden History” Writing and Art Contests. This year, youth ages 8-14 who live or attend school in Pasadena were challenged to put their own spin on a piece of history. All artwork and stories were inspired by characters or moments from past events–whether that’s their own history

  • On Saturday, August 31st we had a reception honoring the winners and honorable mentions of our Art and Writing Contests. This year’s theme was “Fractured Films,” fitting with our Summer Reading theme, “It’s Showtime at Your Library!” We got beautiful art and writing entries that were inspired by films, but incorporating some creative twist. You

  • On Thursday, November 8 at Central Library, we got to meet Natalie Dias Lorenzi, author of A Long Pitch Home, this year’s Young Readers League selection! Participants got their books signed, joined in activities and crafts, and celebrated the art and writing contest winners. To learn more about Young Readers League, click HERE. Here are

  • Young Readers League 2018 Writing Contest 1st place Category 1 (ages 8-11)   Breck Sequeira Age 11 (Grade 6), Blair Middle School “First Goal”   David Manuel follows his dream of becoming a professional soccer player.   Tic-tac-tic-tac-tic-tac​. Bouncing back and forth between his feet, keeping it up in the air as if it is

  • Young Readers League 2018 Writing Contest 2nd place Category 1 (ages 8-11)   Maya Bailey Age 11 (Grade 6), Eliot Arts Magnet “The Mattesons”   A natural disaster forces the Matteson family to take a new journey.   It was 9:00 a.m. when the lights started to flicker in the Mattesons’ house. Eleven year old