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Website Testing:  We Value Your Feedback!

The Altadena Libraries are close to launching our new website, and we need your help! In order to ensure that the new site is user-friendly and easy to navigate for patrons, we are hosting several brief focus group sessions in December:

  • Monday, December 10, at 6:00pm (at the Main Library FabLab)
  • Wednesday, December 12, at 6:30pm (at the Bob Lucas Branch)
  • Saturday, December 15, at 10:00am (at the Main Library FabLab)
  • Monday, December 17, at 6:00pm (at the Main Library FabLab)

Registration is required. Email marketing@altadenalibrary.org with your name and preferred date to sign up. Each session should take no longer than an hour.

Participants' names will be entered into a drawing for a gift card at each session! Sign up today!

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Upcoming Holiday Closures

The Main Library will close early on Saturday, December 8 at 2:00pm for the Christmas Tree Lane's Winter Arts and Crafts Festival. The Altadena Library District, both the Main Library and Bob Lucas Branch, will be closed from Monday, December 24 through Wednesday, December 26. Both locations will also close early on Monday, December 31 at 5:00pm and will remain closed on Tuesday, January 1.

CLICK HERE to read the changes in Passport Services' hours in December.

   
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Save the Date - January's Second Saturday featuring The Pasadena Playboys

Put on your cowboy hat and boots and get ready to dance to the sweet country stylings of The Pasadena Playboys at the January Second Saturday concert on Saturday, January 12 at 6:30pm.

 
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Make a Blizzard in a Jar (@ Main Library) -   Thursday, December 6 at 3:30pm

"We Tell Stories" Season of Giving Performance (@ Bob Lucas Branch) - Wednesday, December 12 at 3:30pm
Enjoy a performance for all ages about myths, folktales, and literature for the holiday by We Tell Stories!

Crafternoons - Winter Mason Jar Craft (@ Bob Lucas Branch) - Thursday, December 13 at 3:30pm
Kids are invited to make a snowy winter decoration for your home!

"Mary Poppins" Screening (@ Main Library) - Thursday, December 13 at 3:30pm

Card Making Inspiration Station (@ Bob Lucas Branch) -  Monday, December 17 through Friday, December 21
We will have supplies out to make cards to give to friends, neighbors, and family to celebrate the winter season and New Year!

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL UPCOMING CHILDREN'S EVENTS

 
 
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Super Smash Ultimate Release Party (@ Main Library) - Friday, December 7 at 3:00pm
Come to the Teen Space at the Main Library to play the just released Super Smash Bros. Ultimate! Whether you're an avid gamer or just curious, this is your chance to test out your skills.

SAT & ACT Workshop  (@ Bob Lucas Branch) - Saturday, December 8 at 9:00am
Get ready to take the SAT or ACT by attending this Test Prep Workshop at the Branch. Learn where you currently shine and where you need more study! Email dwong@altadenalibrary.org to register.

Nom Nom Group - Taco Making  (@ Main Library) - Tuesday, December 11 at 4:00pm

Teen Winter Wonderland Party (@ Main Library) - Saturday, December 15 at 3:00pm
Time to celebrate all things winter! Create snowmen out of socks, enjoy our hot chocolate bar, and play a rousing game of winter-themed FishBowl.

SAT & ACT Workshop: Math and Science  (@ Main Library) - Monday, December 17 at 4:00pm
Get ready to take the SAT and ACT science and math sections at this Test Prep Workshop. Email teens@altadenalibrary.org to register!

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL UPCOMING TEEN EVENTS

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Health Care Enrollment with ChapCare - Mondays, December 10 and 17, 5:00 - 9:00pm
ChapCare will have a certified enrollment counselor at the Main Library throughout November and December to help people enroll in Covered California health care plans. To make an appointment, call (626) 486-9729. Walk-ins are allowed but are not guaranteed appointments depending on schedule and availability.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FULL CALENDAR OF EVENTS