music

Music and Movement with Dayita Datta

Earlier this year, Pasadena Unified School District surveyed parents about what their kids need and found a strong need for more music learning opportunities. Well, Pasadena Public Library has traditionally […]

Musical Fun With Angie Donkin

On June 6th, we had a delightful music performance by Angie Donkin for infants, toddlers and their families. She played guitar and ukulele and sang. She used puppets, props, even […]

Music: Toddler Storytime

For our sixth Toddler Storytime of the spring session, we read books about making music. Books We Shared Our first story, Bears in a Band by Shirley Parenteau and illustrated by […]

Music: Infant Storytime

For our sixth Infant Storytime of the spring session, we read books about making music. Books We Shared Our first story, Bears in a Band by Shirley Parenteau and illustrated by […]

In Infant Storytime on Tuesday we did some bedtime stories, and talked about going to sleep and waking up. We started with our Opening Song Clap Everybody and Say Hello, […]

Infant and Toddler Storytimes: Feelings

We started our storytime today with scarves, and sang a song: One bright scarf waiting for the wind to blow Toss it up high and wave it down low Wiggle […]

Infant and Todder Storytimes: Animal Sounds

Today we did a lot of animal talk–woof, meow, ribbit, roar, quack, and oink! We all put on animal hats and played Peekaboo: We read I Can Roar! by Frank […]

Family Storytime: Food!

Today’s theme was food, and all the kids got to hold shaker eggs. I did more books than usual. But even with the distraction of the eggs and more than […]

Toddler Storytime - March 1, 2016 - Music!

It was all about music in our toddler storytime today!  We sang songs and did some jazz scat…here are some of the books, songs & activities we shared: OUR FIRST BOOK: […]

Songwriting for Ages 8-12 with Emily Arrow

On January 15, 2016 Pasadena Library’s monthly Kids’ Writing Workshop had a very special guest instructor to teach songwriting: Emily Arrow! Emily (www.emilyarrow.com) tours all over the country performing her […]