May 2016

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Our Summer Reading program begins June 11th so get ready to sign up and earn prizes and badges! The theme this year is “Read for the Win!” and we have […]


You probably know that Memorial Day was established to honor and remember the U.S. service members who lost their lives in war. Did you know that the holiday was first […]

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Here are a few “May” titles, including a political history of May Day, a couple of mysteries (including one Young Adult title), a movie, a short story collection, and historical fiction […]


Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer and Los Angeles Times food critic Jonathan Gold will be here at Pasadena Central Library on Saturday, May 14. In honor of his visit, here are some titles […]

Teacher Appreciation Day

Happy Teacher Appreciation Day! Teachers have one of the most important jobs and we should appreciate them every day, but it’s always nice to have a special day to go the extra […]