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The Altadena Library Foundation Needs YOU!

As the Altadena Library District continues to grow and expand to reach all of Altadena, it will require the help of even more hard-working volunteers that are dedicated to our mission! The District is supported by three main entities - its Board of Trustees that provides governance and the Friends of the Altadena Library and the Altadena Library Foundation that provide financial support through various fundraising activities throughout the year. As we embark on significant projects in the coming years, including the development of an interactive, outdoor learning space around the Library, we will rely on the support of a robust Foundation.

That's where you come in! The Altadena Library Foundation is in need of committed, enthusiastic Board members to help lead the way toward progress and to fully equip the Library to carry out its mission. Board member responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Ensuring effective planning
  • Monitoring and strengthening programs
  • Providing financial oversight and ensuring legal/ethical integrity
  • Ensuring adequate financial resources
  • Enhancing the organization's public standing, and more!

Ready to make an impact?

This is the perfect opportunity for members of the community with experience that could benefit the Board to make a meaningful difference in the lives of the thousands of people our Library reaches.

 Learn more about the Altadena Library Foundation and its role in Library leadership.
 Submit a letter of interest by September 22, 2017 for consideration.
 Support the Altadena Library Foundation by attending the Taste of 'Dena fundraiser!



Tonight is the Big Night!

After months of anticipation, El Twanguero and his talented band will finally come to Altadena Library tonight at 7:30pm to thrill audiences with their lively music! Drinks will be available for sale from Altadena Ale & Wine House. See you tonight!




The Year in Review

The 2016-17 fiscal year was full of important accomplishments and milestones for Altadena Library. See the year's highlights in our video "The Year in Review!"




Thanks for Celebrating Science with Us!

We are so glad so many of you joined us to view this historic eclipse. It was a morning full of discovery, the sharing of ideas, and community bonding over an exciting natural phenomenon. Thank you for being part of our community!


Events This Week at the Library

CLICK HERE to review our full online event calendar.

Friday, August 25

3:30pm -  CHILDREN  Lego Club

3:30pm -  TEENS  Teen Movie: Beauty and the Beast

7:30pm -   Grand Finale End-of-Summer Concert feat. El Twanguero

Monday, August 28

5:00pm -   ADULTS   Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Tuesday, August 29

4:00pm -  CHILDREN  Pokemon Club

7:00pm -   ADULTS   Open Mic Night

Wednesday, August 30

10:15am -  CHILDREN  Baby Lap Time

11:00am -  CHILDREN  Toddler Story Time

4:00pm -  CHILDREN  Market Stories (@ Altadena Farmers Market)

Thursday, August 31

11:00am -  CHILDREN  Preschool Story Time

Friday, September 1

11:00am -  CHILDREN  Hora de Cuentos!

3:30pm -  CHILDREN  Lego Club

PLEASE NOTE: The Altadena Library District's Main Library and Bob Lucas Branch Library will be closed on Monday, September 4 in honor of Labor Day.


Announcing a Bilingual Story Time/Hora de Cuentos!

Join us for a weekly bilingual story time at the Altadena Library on Fridays at 11am! We'll have fun with books, songs, and rhymes in both Spanish and English. For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers.

If you have any questions or require special accommodation, please contact the Children's Desk at 626-798-0833 x108 or

Acompáñenos para cuentos bilingüe en la Biblioteca de Altadena! Nos divertiremos con libros, canciones y rimas en español y en inglés. Para niños de 0-5 años y sus cuidadores.

Si tiene alguna pregunta o requiere un alojamiento especial, por favor contacte al Children's Desk al 626-798-0833 x108 o


Donate Wine, Make a Difference!

Our upcoming fundraiser Taste of 'Dena will feature a Wine Pull, where guests buy a ticket to select a mystery wine bottle. You can help support the event by donating wine  valued over $15 to the Wine Pull! Please bring wine donations to the Main Library and ask a staff member to help you fill out the donation form.

CLICK HERE to learn more about Taste of 'Dena and what its proceeds will benefit!

Children's  Program

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Teen Space

Check out what is happening for Teens.

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