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Announcing... The Wine Pull at Taste of 'Dena!

As you may have heard, the Altadena Library District is hosting a fundraiser on Saturday, September 23 from 7:00pm-9:30pm called Taste of 'Dena. Tickets are already going quickly, so be sure to buy your tickets soon to reserve your spot! This special night will feature delectable wine, beer, and spirit tastings, samplings of amuse-bouches from local restaurants and caterers, and exciting prize drawings! One of those drawings will be a mystery Wine Pull. For just $20, you get a chance to take home a wrapped mystery bottle of wine, promised to be valued at $15 or higher. Bonus: Some of the bottles will have gift cards and other goodies wrapped up with them! Below is the list of wines you will get to pick from so far, and our list continues to grow everyday as people bring in more donations.

Excited about the Wine Pull? We are too! Your first step closer to these beautiful wines is buying your ticket to Taste of 'Dena! Click the links below to participate.

 Buy your tickets to Taste of 'Dena today!
 Make a meaningful contribution through sponsorship of the Taste of 'Dena event!



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Announcing Chess Night!

Led by chess lover Will Patton, our weekly Chess Night for all ages is open to both beginners and experienced players. Share your love of the game while you practice for fun!


Artist on Display: Purvi Shah

Starting September 5, you can view Purvi Shah's photography in both the Reading Court and Community Room at the Main Library!

"I am very happy to be able to share my love of photography at the Altadena Library. When I first learned that my pieces would be displayed in a room used by the library community to meet for various activities I got the idea of doing something that represented meetings of all types. This exhibition contains images of humans, animals, plants, and nature relating to the theme of gatherings... From beginning to end, our lives are made up of gatherings. I hope the pieces inspire you to write about a gathering in which you participated or just observed, but which left some impression on you. We will all be richer for the stories you write." -Purvi Shah


Welcome to September!

Events This Week at the Library

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Friday, September 1

11:00am -  CHILDREN  Hora de Cuentos!

3:30pm -  CHILDREN  Lego Club

Saturday, September 2

11:00am -  CHILDREN  Tail Waggin' Tutors

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

Tuesday, September 5

4:00pm -  CHILDREN  Pokemon Club

6:30pm -  Chess Night for All Ages


Wednesday, September 6

10:15am -  CHILDREN  Baby Lap Time

11:00am -  CHILDREN  Toddler Story Time

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

Thursday, September 7

11:00am -  CHILDREN  Preschool Story Time

4:00pm -  TEENS  DIY Transfer Photos to Tiles

Friday, September 8

11:00am -  CHILDREN  Hora de Cuentos!

2:00pm - Family Game Day (@ Bob Lucas Branch)

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 4th in honor of Labor Day.


Have you stopped by our new Bilingual Story Time/Hora de Cuentos yet?

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


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!"



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