Fun Food Festival

Summer Reading Club continues to grow!  And there’s still plenty more to do!

 

Because Reading is Soooo Delicious, we’re celebrating this delectable summer with a Fun Food Festival!  Sign up before it’s too late!

 

CENTRAL LIBRARY

hungrycaterEdible Book Cover Challenge:  Use your imagination and re-create book covers and characters using food! For ages 8-12. To sign up, call: 626-744-4066, option 4. Saturday, July 13, 2pm

toast smallLoafing Around: Celebrate bread from around the world! Sample tasty morsels, make butter, and share stories! To sign up, call: 626-744-4066, option 4. Saturday, July 20, 10am

 

ALLENDALE BRANCH

crepes clipartOooh La La Crepes: Create your own personally decorated crepe then eat it! Enjoy games and tasty stories. To sign up, call: 626-744-7260. Wednesday, July 10, 10:30am

 

HASTINGS BRANCH

Frightening Fear Factor for Foody Fun-atics: Eat and compete your way to the top to be our “Foody Fear Factor Champ!”  For ages 7-12. To sign up call 626-744-7262. Tuesday, July 16, 2pm

 

Girouard Ant at Table colorLunch with the Librarian: Bring a brown bag lunch and enjoy a story-filled picnic with the Librarian in Hastings’ Butterfly Garden. Tuesday, July 23, 12pm

 

HILL AVENUE BRANCH

Fortune Cookies Don’t Lie: Learn how fortune cookies are made, enjoy a story, then make your very own paper fortune cookies with fun messages inside. To sign up call 626-744-7264. Tuesday, July 16, 3:30pm

 

LA PINTORESCA BRANCH

Girouard juggling books colorBookalicious: Stir up your imagination with delightful stories and creative snacks. To sign up call 626-744-7268. Wednesday, July 17, 3:30pm

 

Spaghetti Structures: Join us for a fun afternoon as we create spaghetti structures, test them for earthquake resistance and judge them based on creativity. To sign up call 626-744-7268. Tuesday, July 30, 3:30 pm

 

LAMANDA PARK BRANCH

apple smallAwesome Apples! Enjoy popular children’s stories followed by activities and snacks. Call 626-744-7266 for more information. Thursday, July 18, 3:30pm

 

LINDA VISTA BRANCH

veggies smallJoin us for a fun, yummy “green” storytime! To sign up call 626-744-7278. Thursday, July 18, 11am

 

SAN RAFAEL BRANCH

pizza smallPizza Party: Love Pizza? Join us for games, stories, a slice of pizza and Italian music. For ages 5-12. To sign up call 626-744-7270. Tuesday, July 16, 3:30pm

 

SANTA CATALINA BRANCH

Papel Picado: Learn how to make beautiful papel picado art from tissue paper then feast on nachos deliciosos! To sign up call 626-744-7272. Wednesday, July 17, 3:30pm

 

VILLA PARKE BRANCH

S’mores:  Join us as we read our favorite kids camping stories then learn how to make a S’more treat. To sign up call 626-744-6510. Wednesday, July 17, 3pm

 

speghetti smallSpaghetti Structures: Join us for a fun afternoon as we create spaghetti structures, test them for earthquake resistance and judge them based on creativity. To sign up call 626-744-6510. Thursday, July 25, 3pm

 


For more about our Summer Reading Club and Events, visit our Kids webpage.

Jane Gov

Jane is a Youth Services Librarian at Pasadena Central Library. She purchases YA books for the library system and maintains the teen booklist, online resources, and webpages. She oversees Teen & YA programs including Summer Reading, Advisory Board, Zine, book reviewers, Teen Mental Health Initiative, and volunteers. She also coordinates the library's Innovation Lab, STEAM Kits project, and Young Readers League. She also conducts a few kids events and storytimes. Jane is a contributor to VOYA Magazine and a YALSA Board member.  A majority of her free time is spent with her two corgis Tyrion and Gimli. She tweets as @missjanegov.

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