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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: 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: 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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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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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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NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
All Locations
Celebrate National Novel Writing Month by joining our online classroom of kids 9-12 years old who are writing novels! We'll meet once a week to do creativity exercises, study the craft of writing, and encourage one another to set and achieve our own daily word count goals!

Presented in Zoom • Sign up here for the series, and a link to join will be sent to you.
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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Santa Catalina Branch Library
Meeting Room

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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Infant & Toddler Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Santa Catalina Branch Library
Join us for an indoor, 20-minute storytime with books, songs, rhymes and fun for ages 0-2!

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Creative Writing with Teen Instructor Emily Battaglia (Zoom)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
All Locations
Teen instructor Emily Battaglia will give you tips, ideas, prompts, vocabulary and skills for writing fiction! Every month will focus on a different aspect of fiction writing. For kids 9-12 years old.
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NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
All Locations
Celebrate National Novel Writing Month by joining our online classroom of kids 9-12 years old who are writing novels! We'll meet once a week to do creativity exercises, study the craft of writing, and encourage one another to set and achieve our own daily word count goals!

Presented in Zoom • Sign up here for the series, and a link to join will be sent to you.
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Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Santa Catalina Branch Library
Meeting Room

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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Marbled Paper Fall Leaves

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Santa Catalina Branch Library
Create beautiful marbled autumn leaves with shaving cream and watercolor paint and decorate our fall tree!
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Funtime Science Lab! Salt Crystals!

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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.

 

Children 5-12  Family (all ages)

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Crafting with Tiff and Tosh

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
All Locations
Join us for Crafting with Tiff & Tosh on Instagram Live at @Pasadenalibrary. Learn a new craft for the fall. Mondays, November 15 & 29 and December 6 & 20.
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Pasadena Readers

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Santa Catalina Branch Library

We will discuss My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk.

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Registration begins 10/25/2021 at 4:00 PM

Mighty Chondria: STEM 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 projects in science, technology, engineering, and math. Presented by Mighty Chondria. For ages 9-12. Presented by Mighty Chondria. 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.

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*denotes included in supply kit


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

NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
All Locations
Celebrate National Novel Writing Month by joining our online classroom of kids 9-12 years old who are writing novels! We'll meet once a week to do creativity exercises, study the craft of writing, and encourage one another to set and achieve our own daily word count goals!

Presented in Zoom • Sign up here for the series, and a link to join will be sent to you.
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PPL Podcast

All Day
All Locations
Join us for the inaugural edition of the PPL Podcast! In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, we’ll be discussing Native American musicians and music. Check out the episode and an accompanying playlist on Spotify!

Podcast will be available (along with music playlist) in Spotify starting November 17

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Stories to Share: Preschool Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Santa Catalina Branch Library
Meeting Room

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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Infant & Toddler Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Santa Catalina Branch Library
Join us for an indoor, 20-minute storytime with books, songs, rhymes and fun for ages 0-2!

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Medicare 101

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Santa Catalina Branch Library
Get to know the basics of Medicare including what’s covered, how and when to apply, how to choose a plan, and more. For accommodations of persons with special needs at meetings call TTY:711
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