Picks of the Litter:
- SC Anime Club – Tuesday, May 30 in Pasadena
Teens, go crazy over the latest anime! Join us for a special screening. For ages 12+. More info...
- Lego- Design and Build – Thursday, June 8 in Pasadena
Are you ready for some fun? Use your creativity and imagination to build whatever you would like. There will be tons of LEGO pieces to inspire and motivate, so you can create a masterpiece. To sign up, call: Hastings – (626) 744-7262, La Pintoresca – (626) 744-7268, Allendale – (626) 744-7260. More info...
- Trivia Night at Hastings Ranch – Thursday, June 1 in Pasadena
We’ll bring the snacks and prizes; you bring friends for a team and your trivia knowledge. The theme this month is ANIMALS. More info...
- DIY Mod Podge Collage – Thursday, June 1 in Altadena
Teens! Kick off summer reading with our Mod Podge Collage craft. Bring your own item to collage or use one of ours. Enjoy hanging out with friends as we create this exciting craft. Supplies are limited to please arrive on time. This program will continue the First Thursday of every month for Teens. More info...
- Lego Club – Friday, May 26 – July 21 in Altadena
Join us for Lego Club! Come create, build… and destroy a little, too, if that’s your thing. Legos will be provided, and Duplos will be available for children under 4. For children aged 3-12.If you have any questions or require special accomodation, please
contact the Children’s Desk at 626-798-0833 x 108 or at
[email protected] More info...
- Super Smash Bros. Tournament – Tuesday, June 6 in Pasadena
Stop by for an afternoon of epic battles and a whole lot of fun with the Super Smash brothers for WiiU For ages 12 + More info...
- Summer Cinema Movie Matinee – Monday, June 5 in Pasadena
Monday Movie Matinee is here! For movie titles call (626) 744-7268. More info...
- Board Game Day – Friday, June 2 in Pasadena
Board Game Day Every Friday More info...
- Books and Pets – Saturday , June 3 in Pasadena
Stop by for stories and songs with your four-legged family members! The
Pasadena Humane Society will be stopping by with their Waggin’ to
provide low-cost vaccinations, licensing and scheduling of spay and/or
neutering appointments. More info...
- Kids Corner – Thursday, June 1 in Pasadena
Bring your infant and toddlers for play time at Villa Parke Branch Library,
where they will enjoy playing with toys, listen to music, interact with
other kids, and color. More info...
- Paper Crafts – Thursday, June 1 in Pasadena
Have fun designing works of art using just paper. Share your creative side. All are welcome! More info...
- Afternoon Coloring for Memorial Day – Tuesday, May 30 in Pasadena
Let your creativity shine through. Join us for an afternoon coloring event then check out books with stories commemorating those who died serving in our country’s armed forces. All materials provided. More info...
- Teen Book Club – Satuday, May 27 in Pasadena
Join us for a discussion of Underwater by Marissa
Reichardt. For ages 14+. To sign up, call (626) 744-7278. More info...
- Market Stories – Wednesday, May 31 – August 30 in Altadena
Take a break from your shopping and join us at the Altadena Farmers Market (600 W Palm Avenue) for a brand new story time! We’ll be reading stories and singing songs among the vegetables and cheese. For families with children aged 0-6. Parents are required to remain with their children during the program. Please note: This prorgam does NOT take place at the Library. If you have any questions or require special accomodation, please contact the Children’s desk at 626-798-0833 x 108 or [email protected] More info...
- Smash Bros Club – Monday, June 5 in Pasadena
Settle it at the Library! Super Smash Brothers for WiiU has arrived and the
battles are heating up! Every Monday you call challenge your friends,
make new rivals and learn new tricks! Pick up a GameCube remote and
prepare to send foes flying! For ages 13+ Mondays(except September 7) More info...
- Summer Reading Challenge Begins – Tuesday, May 30 – July 22 in Glendora
Can Glendora’s readers reach 38,000 hours read this summer? If so, some
of the summer’s top readers will have a chance to color-bomb the
Librarian. Join the Glendora Public Library’s Summer Reading Challenge
and help us reach our goal of 38,000 hours read by Glendorans this
- Book Bingo – Tuesday , May 30 in Glendora
Stay ‘n’ Play @ the Library in the Friends Room. A different fun activity every day each week from 1-3 p.m.! More info...
- Learn and Experiment with Science – Wednesday, May 31 in Glendora
Stay ‘n’ Play @ the Library in the Friends Room. A different fun activity every day each week from 1-3 p.m.! Wednesdays: Learn and experiment with science! More info...
- Lego Fridays – Friday, June 2 in Glendora
Stay ‘n’ Play @ the Library in the Friends Room. A different fun activity every day each week from 1-3 p.m.! Fridays: LEGO Friday! More info...
- Craft Day – Monday, June 5 in Glendora
Stay ‘n’ Play @ the Library in the Friends Room. A different fun activity every day each week from 1-3 p.m.! Mondays: Craft Day! More info...
- Juggling with David Cousin – Thursday, June 8 in Glendora
Join us in the Bidwell Forum, upstairs from the library, for a family-friendly juggling show by David Cousin. The show is at 10:30 a.m. and again at 2 p.m. More info...
- After Hours Teen Party – Friday, June 9 in Glendora
For teens only! Main floor of the library after closing time. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Must complete waiver to participate. Contact the library for more information. 626-852-4891. More info...
- Music and Movement – Satuday, May 27 in Burbank
Join us for a fun introduction to movement, coordination, rhythm, and dance! We’ll be dancing using shaker eggs & scarves and listening to music. Developmentally appropriate music activities involve the whole child –
the child’s desire for language, the body’s urge to move, the brain’s
attention to patterns, the ear’s lead in initiating communication, the
voice’s response to sounds, as well as the eye-hand coordination
associated with playing musical instruments. More info...
- Lego Club for Kids – Saturday, June 3 in Burbank
Stop in between 10 am and noon to build and create. Thousands of LEGOS are available for you to use. More info...
- Zozo Bayou book signing – Sunday, May 28 in Pasadena
Piles of goofer dust found alongside alligator teeth in a hidden closet, a French Quarter mansion inhabited by a mute butler monkey, and a strange aunt wearing a little tongue floating in a vial around her neck…are mysteries that Mèlisande Chandeleur encounters after a hurricane hits ZOZO BAYOU and she relocates to New Orleans. More info...
- Free Family Night – Tuesday, June 6 in Pasadena
The first Tuesday of every month from 4:00 to 8:00pm is Kidspace’s Free Family Night. Admission to the Museum is FREE for everyone during these hours only. Families can engage with special programming and performers that highlight cultures and traditions from around the world. Expect crowds and long admission lines during the spring and summer months. (Note: July 2017 Free Family Night is 2nd Tuesday of the month due to the 4th of July holiday.) It’s National Gardening Week! Celebrate every garden, big or small,
by getting your garden ready for summer! Plant flower and herb seeds to
take home and meet some of the animals that help our gardens grow.
Join Kidspace for a special performance in the Stone Hollow Amphitheater at 6:00pm. More info...
- Benson Shum Presents and Signs Holly’s Day at the Pool – Saturday, May 27 in Pasadena
“NOOOOOOO! I don’t want to go to the pool. What if . . . the water is too cold?””says Holly.
Holly the hippo imagines the worst: icebergs and icy water, penguins and
seals! Her imagination bursts at every turn, making it harder and
harder for her to step foot in the pool. Until she get the chance to
be a hero. Holly may be scared, but she is a very brave girl.
(Disney-Hyperion). Those wishing to get books signed will
be asked to purchase at least one copy of the author’s most recent title
from Vroman’s. For each purchased copy of the newest title, customers
may bring up to three copies from home to be signed. This policy applies
to all Vroman’s Bookstore events unless otherwise noted. Save your
Vroman’s receipt; it will be checked when you enter the signing line. More info...
- Wild Art Weekend – Saturday, May 27 – May 29th in Pasadena
Explore the wild world of art, where nature and the great outdoors will inspire your inner artist. Paint a landscape, make an animal mask and discover the vibrant palette and patterns of the natural world. More info...
- Stop Motion Animation – Steam – Monday, June 5 in Los Angeles
FREE STEAM Program for Older Kids and Teens. Kids (10 years of age and older) and teens are invited to participate in this four program Stop Motion Animation series offered by L.A. Makerspace and the Los Angeles Public Library. Spaces are limited so please sign-up at the Reference/Information Desk to reserve your spot. More info...
- Teen Summer Reading – Tuesday, June 6 in Los Angeles
“Reading by Design” – Temporary Airbrush Tattoos by Party Faces. Join us for our kick-off program and get a colorful, non-toxic temporary airbrush tattoo. While you’re here, sign-up for the Teen Summer Reading Challenge at Eagle Rock Branch for a chance to win prizes and to participate in fun summer activities. More info...
- Family Show – Monday, June 5 – July 10 in Burbank
Family Shows provide summer fun for kids entering kindergarten and younger. Weekly entertainment will inform and entertain preschoolers and share the joy of reading. June 5 – Robbo (fun music). June 12 – Barnyard Extravaganza (live animals).
June 26 – Fantastick Patrick – (magick!)
July 3 – Kids Imagine Nation (music group)
July 10 – Final Party with Ranger Jack (stories & songs)