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You may have already been to see the movies released a few weeks ago; you may be waiting for entertainment industry issues to resolve before you buy tickets. If you […]

April is National Poetry Month

In 1996, the Academy of American Poets dubbed April National Poetry Month, which celebrates the art of poetry and the important role that poets have in our culture and society. […]

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We celebrate Black History Month in February. It’s a short month to recognize and wrestle with a complex history so long it predates the United States as a nation (Nicole […]

Kwanzaa Celebration 2022

Pasadena Public Library and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Pasadena Alumnae Chapter Presents: Virtual Kwanzaa Celebration 2022 Tuesday, December 27, 2022 Here are images and this year’s program. Introduction and Library Greetings: […]

Books we’re thankful for

‘Tis the season for reflection and giving thanks, and there are many things to be thankful for—family, friends, experiences that have enriched our lives, challenges that have changed our lives, […]

6 books to read for National Hispanic Heritage Month

From September 15 to October 15 we observe National Hispanic Heritage Month, which celebrates the histories and cultures of Americans whose ancestry can be traced back to Spain, Mexico, Central […]

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We are celebrating Pride this month! There are plenty of events and happenings all around the City.  Here are a few more recent titles to check out, by LGBTQIA+ authors […]

7 Autobiographies and memoirs by AAPI authors

I never really cared much for reality TV shows and watching semi- or rather pseudo-celebrities acting out their day-to-day lives in front of a camera and thinking that their emotional […]

Reading about Ukraine

Russia’s aggression against its neighbor Ukraine has dominated world news for the past couple of months. As images and videos of explosions, tanks, ruined buildings, dead bodies, soldiers, and refugees […]

“Green” books to read in March

March is unofficially a green month. Just like how February is a red month, October an orange month, and November a brown month. March is green mostly because of St. […]