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The Courage to Write Workshop: Free!

The Courage to Write Workshop: Free!
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Find your voice. Walk (write) through various modes of writing. Work, share, listen, learn, and play. Solicit your hutzpah and enroll in a hands-on workshop with author Esther Bradley-DeTally. Beginning Friday, September 20th, Esther will lead a free six-week writing workshop at La Pintoresca Branch Library. One of her groups just came out with an […]

Pasadena Public Library

Pasadena Public Library

In 1924, Myron Hunt and H.C Chambers were one of ten architectural firms to submit a design for the Pasadena Public Library. Their Spanish Renaissance structure, with its elegantly scaled entry and patio, was particularly pleasing to the judges, and it fit the tone of the developing Civic Center, so it won. Construction began in […]

World Read Aloud Day

World Read Aloud Day

Just as Pasadena author Lian Dolan’s kids have become too old for storytime, she gets to bring those days back as Pasadena’s Ambassador of Reading at World Read Aloud Day. The author of the bestselling Helen of Pasadena will be reading several children’s books, including the one pictured here, at the Lamada Branch Library on Wednesday […]

South Pasadena Public Library

South Pasadena Public Library

This library does not retain any of its original 1907 domed, classical-revival design, but it’s handsome 1930 Mediterranean Revival facade by original architect Norman Marsh faces El Centro Street, while a more modern facade dating from a 1982 addition by Howard Morgridge welcomes patrons to the Oxley Street entrance. With its well-kept lawns and towering […]

Storytime Roundup

Storytime Roundup

Can’t bear another round of Where the Wild Things Are? Take a break from your own storybooking and head for one of the remarkable number of children’s readings at Pasadena-area libraries. Highlights from the Pasadena Public Library’s offerings include more than a dozen Preschool Storytimes across town, the Monday night Pajama Storytime at Hastings Ranch […]

Reinventing You!

Reinventing You!

Have you recently lost your job, or found yourself asking, “How did I end up here?” Here comes the Pasadena Public Library to the rescue, offering Career Transitions, a comprehensive web-based guide to career change. Similar services can cost thousands of dollars; Career Transitions is offered free to library patrons through its website. You’ll need your […]

"The Last Full Measure of Devotion" – Abraham Lincoln at the Huntington

"The Last Full Measure of Devotion" – Abraham Lincoln at the Huntington

Everyone around here knows the Huntington Library is one of the best archives in the nation. We always knew it had a million magnificent things, but did you know that its collection on Abraham Lincoln is right up there with those of the Library of Congress and the Lincoln Presidential Library? Awesome. In light of the 200th […]

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