February 2017

One City, One Story Author Visit

Tomorrow is March 1st and that means it is the official start of our month-long One City, One Story program, a great way for our whole community to come together […]

Refugee Stories

The author of our 2017 One City, One Story pick The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen, will be in conversation with Library Director, Michelle Perera at our author talk event at […]


This week in African-American History Month, we honor a local hero in Octavia Butler (1947-2006). This Pasadena native, graduate of John Muir High School (Class of ’65) and frequenter of […]

The Negro Leagues and the Integration of Major League Baseball

February is Black History Month, a time to recognize¬†and learn more about African-American history and the¬†remarkable achievements of many African Americans. It’s also a great reminder to explore and learn […]