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Page to Table

Page to Table
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Two of our favorite things: books and food. More precisely, cookbooks and the products of such. Altadena Public Library has launched a new kind of book club: “From Page to Table,” a potluck for those who love to browse or scour all sorts of cookbooks—and then race home to start cooking. If your cookbook collection […]

Teen Sewing with Koalani Walkoe

Teen Sewing with Koalani Walkoe

Do you have a teen who’s never been introduced to a sewing machine, but regularly inspects then comments on the lousy workmanship of today’s clothes? Have a teen who’s already cutting up pants to make skirts, re-designing jackets and button-down shirts, or altering old dresses? If so, the Altadena Library is hosting a new program: […]

Henna for Teens

Henna for Teens

The art of mehndi. It has been documented that Cleopatra used it for decorative purposes. A paste made of it acts as natural air conditioning when the body is overheated. Lawsonia inermis—also hina, the mignonette tree, and the Egyptian privet—is a flowering plant and the sole species of the Lawsonia genus. The art of Mehndi […]

Scavenger Hunt! & Parks After Dark

Scavenger Hunt! & Parks After Dark

Hey, teens: Ready to put down the cell phone, click off Netflix and Hulu, and stretch your legs and minds? Teens age 11 to 17 are invited to a “truly epic” scavenger hunt at the Altadena Library on July 31st. Whether the hunt takes you scrambling around the library grounds or around stacks and shelves […]

Teen Tech

Teen Tech

Is your teen a techie, but also likes making things with his or her hands? Altadena Library is offering their “Teen Tech Week DIY Club” on Friday, March 14th. Get in touch with your creativity! We’re taking old technology, like cassette tapes, and making something new—like wallets and pencil holders!  Materials provided, although you are […]

Note Left on the Bedpost

Note Left on the Bedpost

Note Left on the Bedpost  For My Ordinary Icarus By Lynne Thompson   From more than my balcony, you leap—patchouli in air, hymn like a wheel, a fiction turned hurricane on an atoll. You are ever-young, hair slicked from your temples. You are color and no color and a pyre and more harming than harmed. […]

Alta-LA: First Bilingual Event

Alta-LA: First Bilingual Event

Three Latinas—performance poet, writer, and artist Vibiana Aparicio-Chamberlin; poet, author, curator, and columnist for Pasadena SGV Journal, Gerda Govine; and author, poet, editor, and writing consultant, Thelma T. Reyna will read their poetry in Spanish and English at Altadena Library on Thursday, October 17 at 7:00 p.m. in the Library Community Room. This event is the […]

Lego Club!

Lego Club!

There’s something about how the pieces click into place. About the click being so firm that you can extend the blocks, building a staircase to the stars, an arch for a castle, or a fender, trunk and hood. The Altadena Library once again offers Lego Club. Children from 2 to 13 years of age are […]

Isadora Duncan: Free

Isadora Duncan: Free

Even those too young to know the whole story, know of the scarf. Yet, Isadora Duncan (1877-1927) was much more than the legend who died so tragically when her scarf became entangled in the open-spoked wheel of a Bugatti where it quickly pulled taut, then snapped her neck. She was a free-spirit and free-thinker, and more importantly, she was […]

Burma Brown Paintings in Altadena

Burma Brown Paintings in Altadena

“He finds his inspiration from the two things he loves the most—jazz and the ocean.” Burma Brown is a Missouri transplant to Pasadena. For 29 years, he worked in the field of telecommunications. Now in retirement, he is “dedicating himself in perfecting his skills and exploring the creative he has placed on hold for so […]

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