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The Year of the Dog is Here, and We're Ready to Celebrate!

Altadena Library District invites you to join us in celebration. During the Chinese New Year festivities from today, February 16 through Friday, February 23, both the Main Library and Bob Lucas Branch will offer Inspiration Stations with Chinese New Year-themed crafts during operating hours.

Then on Thursday, February 22, from 3:00 to 5:00pm , join us at the Main Library for a Chinese Brush Painting class for children ages 6+. Let's learn together about the Chinese New Year and its over 4,000-year legacy!

PLEASE NOTE - The Altadena Library District will be closed on Monday, February 19, in observance of President's Day.


Save the Date - Friends of the Altadena Library Pop-Up Book Sale!

On Saturday, February 24 from 10:00am to 4:00pm, stop by the Main Library's parking lot for a pop-up book sale with the Friends of Altadena Library. You'll find AMAZING bargains on fiction, non-fiction, children's books, movies, and more!! All proceeds support the Friends' mission to enrich the programs and materials offered at the Altadena Library District.



Teens, Test Your Skills in Our Harry Potter Escape Room!

The clock is ticking! Embrace the challenge of our Harry Potter-themed escape room to test your puzzle skills against the clock. This Saturday, February 17, at 3:00pm in the Community Room, you'll have 40 minutes to escape, or not...


Celtic, Folk & World Music Concert for Families

Join us for a special concert by Four Shillings Short on  Tuesday, February 20 from 6:30 to 8:00pm at the Main Library!



Around the World in 30 Instruments Concert

Stop by the Bob Lucas Branch on Wednesday, February 21 from 4:00 to 5:00pm  to take a trip around the world with Four Shillings Short's diverse collection of world instruments!


NEW - Bob Lucas Branch's Open Hours for 3D Printing

3D Printing has come to west Altadena! Stop by on  Mondays from 11:00am to 1:00pm  and  Wednesdays from 3:00 to 5:00pm  to use the 3D Printer at the Bob Lucas Memorial Branch Library (2659 Lincoln Avenue).


Events This Week at the Library

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Saturday, February 17

3:00pm -  TEENS Harry Potter Escape Room for Teens

Monday, February 19

PLEASE NOTE - The Altadena Library District will be closed on Monday, February 19, in observance of President's Day.

Tuesday, February 20

11:00am -  BRANCH  Toddler Story Time (@ Bob Lucas Branch)

4:00pm -  CHILDREN  Pokemon Club

4:00pm -  TEENS  Teen Game Day

4:30pm -  TWEENS  Pages & Popcorn Tween Book Club (First Meeting for "Inkheart")

6:00pm -  BRANCH  Citizenship Classes (@ Bob Lucas Branch)

6:30pm - Chess Night (All-Ages!)

6:30pm - Celtic, Folk & World Music Concert

Wednesday, February 21

10:15am -  CHILDREN  Baby Lap Time

11:00am -  CHILDREN  Toddler Story Time

3:00 - 5:00pm -  TEENS  Teen Maker Exploration

4:00pm - Around the World in 30 Instruments Concert

Thursday, February 22

10:30am -  CHILDREN  Baby/Infant Story Time (@ Bob Lucas Branch)

11:00am -  CHILDREN  Preschool Story Time

2:00 - 4:00pm -  ADULTS  FabLab Open Hours

3:00pm -  Chinese New Year Brush Painting Activity

Friday, February 23

11:00am -  CHILDREN  Hora de Cuentos!

3:30pm -  CHILDREN  Lego Club

3:00pm -  TEENS  Teen Movie: "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales"

3:30pm -  BRANCH  Movie Day (@ Bob Lucas Branch) 

Saturday, February 24

10:00am - 4:00pm -  Friends of the Altadena Library Pop-Up Booksale
11:00am - 4x4 Art Workshop - iPhone Art with Lynette Jackson

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There Is Always Something Happening at the Bob Lucas Branch Library!

While a bit smaller than our Main Library, the Bob Lucas Branch hosts our Literacy Services program and offers other creative programs throughout the month! Drop by sometime soon!

2659 Lincoln Avenue, Altadena, CA 91001