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Take & Make: Haunted Beads

Sunday, October 31, 2021
Santa Catalina Branch Library
Spooktacular melty bead designs! Signups begin Thursday, October 14th. While supplies last. Please contact Santa Catalina Branch (626) 744-7272 with your questions.

Reserve your kit by signing up at https://cityofpasadena.libwizard.com/f/pplhauntedbeads starting October 14, while supplies last.
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Take & Make: Paper Roll Totems

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
San Rafael Branch Library
All materials will be included, along with a brief history of Totem Poles. 

To reserve your kit, call San Rafael Library at (626) 744-7270, beginning October 31st. Available while supplies last. Kits are for pickup at San Rafael Branch Library.
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Take & Make: Make a Dreamcatcher!

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Linda Vista Branch Library
Reserve a Dreamcatcher Kit by calling Linda Vista Library beginning November 2, at (626) 744-7278.  
Kits can be picked up at the Linda Vista Library.  
Materials and Instructions included.  For adults 18+ 
Available while supplies last.
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Take & Make: Tiny Art Show

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Santa Catalina Branch Library
Pick up a mini canvas and some paints from the Santa Catalina Branch library to create your masterpiece. Return it by November 30th to be included in our Tiny Art Show.

Reserve your kit while supplies last at https://cityofpasadena.libwizard.com/f/tinyartshow Signups start on November 4.

Family (all ages)

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Take & Make: Fry Bread

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Lamanda Park Branch Library
Inspired by Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Maillard and illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal, pick up a take and make kit to create Fry Bread in your own kitchen. 

Beginning Monday, November 8, sign up at https://cityofpasadena.libwizard.com/f/PPLfrybread or call 626-744-7266 to reserve your kit and receive the links to the prerecorded story and instructions. Kits available while supplies last.

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Take & Make: Native American Dwellings

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Hastings Branch Library
From adobe pueblo to wigwam, learn about the various dwellings of Native American tribes. Learn the history of these dwellings and create your own papercraft models. Recommended for ages 8+.

Sign up to reserve your kit starting November 8 at https://cityofpasadena.libwizard.com/f/dwellings While supplies last. Kits can be picked up at the Hastings Branch Library.

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Take & Make: Funtime Science Lab: Salt Crystals!

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Santa Catalina Branch Library
The great Dr. Tibia and his assistant Dr. Mr. Science Man are back once again! Join them in making your very own salt crystals at home! To reserve your kit, sign up at https://cityofpasadena.libwizard.com/f/PPLSaltCrystals beginning Monday, November 15 at 9:30 a.m. Kits can be picked up at Santa Catalina. Available while supplies last. The Funtime Science Lab episode will be posted on the Library's YouTube channel on November 15.
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Take & Make: Pumpkin Papercraft

Friday, November 19, 2021
Hastings Branch Library
Create your own 3-dimensional paper pumpkin, perfect as a centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table. Sign up to reserve your kit, starting November 15, at https://cityofpasadena.libwizard.com/f/PaperPumpkins. Kits available while supplies last or until November 19.
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Career/Job Computer Lab for Adults

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
La Pintoresca Branch Library
Use our computer to research the Foundation Directory Online and Grants to Individuals;  job search, create your resume, research and apply for government programs. 

Computer time may be restricted based on demand.
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Free Flu Shot & Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Hill Avenue Branch Library
Pasadena Public Library offers free flu shot and COVID-19 clinics in partnership with Pasadena Public Health Department. Vaccine supplies are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Masks are required. Please wear short sleeves.
Free flu shots are available to those six months and older. COVID-19 vaccines are available to anyone 12 years and older. Children under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Important Requirements:
  • The standard vaccine is for adults aged 18 years and over, and children aged 9-17 years with parent/guardian present for consent
  • No allergy to eggs or previous influenza vaccine
  • No history of Guillian-Barré syndrome
  • No serious illness or fever on day of vaccination
  • Please wear short sleeves
Flu Shot Clinic Schedule at Pasadena Library locations: 

October 4 • 2-4:30 pm • La Pintoresca Branch Library 
October 7 • 2-4:30 pm • Lamanda Park Branch Library 
October 14 • 2-4:30 pm • Linda Vista Branch Library 
October 18 • 2-4:30 pm • San Rafael Branch Library 
October 21 • 2-4:30 pm • Santa Catalina Branch Library 
October 25 • 2-4:30 pm • Hill Avenue Branch Library
October 27 • 2-4:30 pm • Allendale Branch Library 

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Crafts with Tiff and Tosh

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Pasadena Central Library

Join us on Instagram Live (@pasadenalibrary) and learn a new craft to decorate for Fall.
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Mighty Chondria: Science for Kids (ages 9-12)

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
All Locations
Join us for fun lab activities using household supplies as we explore the various branches of science such as chemistry, earth science and biology. Presented by Mighty Chondria. For ages 9-12. Online event.

Please refer to the supply list to ensure you're prepared for the lesson. Some supplies available if needed.

Sign up here and refer to the confirmation email for supply pickup instructions. Each workshop is a standalone experiment. 

Supplies can be picked up from Hastings Branch Library.

Parachutes Program

Class Date: 10/25/21


Supplies Included:

  • disposable plastic cup
  • plastic bag
  • 1 meter of yarn string
  • tiny figurines
Supplies Needed (not in kit):

  • scissors



Mighty Chondria is a startup organization founded by two highschool scientists, Alexia and Dana, who are passionate about building equity in science education. 

*If you do not receive a confirmation email, please email event organizer.
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Career/Job Computer Lab for Adults

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
La Pintoresca Branch Library
Use our computer to research the Foundation Directory Online and Grants to Individuals;  job search, create your resume, research and apply for government programs. 

Computer time may be restricted based on demand.
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Infant & Toddler Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Lamanda Park Branch Library

Storytime is a fun way to introduce your little ones to language and learning!  Join us for an indoor, 20-minute storytime with books, songs, rhymes and fun for ages 0-2!  Space is limited, so tickets will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis at the Lamanda Park Branch desk beginning 30 minutes before storytime.


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Afternoon Games

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Villa Parke Community Center Branch Library
Come play games, board games, and giant domino with friends and family.
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Registration is open

Sew It Begins: Pennant Banners

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Hastings Branch Library

In this Zoom class you’ll follow along with your own sewing machine and learn to sew your own festive pennant banner. Choose holiday themed fabric, autumnal fabric, or any fun print you like! 


Supplies needed: 

  • 3 - 4 fat quarters of woven fabric in various prints
  • double fold bias tape. 

Presented in Zoom • Sign up here; please provide an email address where login instructions will be sent to you.

For Teens and Adults (Ages 13+)

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Career/Job Computer Lab for Adults

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
La Pintoresca Branch Library
Use our computer to research the Foundation Directory Online and Grants to Individuals;  job search, create your resume, research and apply for government programs. 

Computer time may be restricted based on demand.
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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Santa Catalina Branch Library
Welcome back inside the library for stories, songs, finger-plays, and fun!  

For ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers.
    
Masks are required for children over 2 and unvaccinated adults inside.  

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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Linda Vista Branch Library
Outside
Storytime on the Patio!  Brighten your day with stories, music, and a craft.  For ages 3-5 and their caregivers. 
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Outdoor Preschool Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
San Rafael Branch Library
Outside

Join us as welcome our early learners back for outdoor storytime.  There will be songs, dancing, finger-plays and lots of fun!  Starts September 8 at 11am and every Wednesday after.  For ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers.  

Masks are recommended for kids and unvaccinated adults outside.   Hand sanitizers will be readily available at the Branch.

 

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Free Flu Shot & Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Allendale Branch Library
Pasadena Public Library offers free flu shot and COVID-19 clinics in partnership with Pasadena Public Health Department. Vaccine supplies are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Masks are required. Please wear short sleeves.
Free flu shots are available to those six months and older. COVID-19 vaccines are available to anyone 12 years and older. Children under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Important Requirements:
  • The standard vaccine is for adults aged 18 years and over, and children aged 9-17 years with parent/guardian present for consent
  • No allergy to eggs or previous influenza vaccine
  • No history of Guillian-Barré syndrome
  • No serious illness or fever on day of vaccination
  • Please wear short sleeves
Flu Shot Clinic Schedule at Pasadena Library locations: 

October 4 • 2-4:30 pm • La Pintoresca Branch Library 
October 7 • 2-4:30 pm • Lamanda Park Branch Library 
October 14 • 2-4:30 pm • Linda Vista Branch Library 
October 18 • 2-4:30 pm • San Rafael Branch Library 
October 21 • 2-4:30 pm • Santa Catalina Branch Library 
October 25 • 2-4:30 pm • Hill Avenue Branch Library
October 27 • 2-4:30 pm • Allendale Branch Library 

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Career/Job Computer Lab for Adults

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
La Pintoresca Branch Library
Use our computer to research the Foundation Directory Online and Grants to Individuals;  job search, create your resume, research and apply for government programs. 

Computer time may be restricted based on demand.
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Spanish Conversation Group (Online Event)

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
San Rafael Branch Library

Want to practice and improve your spoken Spanish? Join our conversational Spanish group now on Zoom! 

Volunteers and attendees help you to make personal progress and provide lots of practice speaking in Spanish.

For all adults of any Spanish speaking level. 

Sign up here for each individual session, and check your email for login instructions.

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Family Fun Films

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Villa Parke Community Center Branch Library
Join us for a movie the whole family can enjoy. 

Call for specific titles: 626-744-6510
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Career/Job Computer Lab for Adults

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
La Pintoresca Branch Library
Use our computer to research the Foundation Directory Online and Grants to Individuals;  job search, create your resume, research and apply for government programs. 

Computer time may be restricted based on demand.
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