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January's Second Saturday Concert with The Pasadena Playboys

Put on a cowboy hat and boots and get ready to two-step to the sweet country stylings of The Pasadena Playboys on Saturday, January 12 at 6:30pm!


1000 Books Before Kindergarten Launches Saturday, January 12!

Join us for a festive launch party for the Library's new early literacy initiative 1000 Books Before Kindergarten (1KB4K) on Saturday, January 12 from 10:00am to 12:00pm! We'll be joined by our furry friends from Danny's Farm, as well as representatives from city and county early childhood agencies on hand to answer any of your questions about services available to families with young children.


Children's Art Studio (@ Main Library) - Wednesday, January 9 at 3:30pm

Crafternoons - Marker Tile Magic  (@ Bob Lucas Branch) - Thursday, January 10 at 3:30pm
Kids are invited to decorate blank tiles with markers in any design they choose. Add a little magic and watch their designs turn into beautiful abstract patterns!

Ben's Bots (@ Main Library) Monday, January 14 at 4:00pm
Calling all inventors, engineers, scientists, and explorers! Join Mr. Ben for a monthly STEM activity for elementary students!

This is just a sampling of our new programs in the New Year... CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL UPCOMING CHILDREN'S EVENTS


Nom Nom Group - Soft Pretzels Cooking Class  (@ Main Library) - Tuesday, January 15 at 4:00pm
Twist 'em, turn 'em, bake 'em, don't burn 'em! Try making new shapes and dipping sauces for this comfort food favorite.

Crime Stoppers Mystery Game  (@ Main Library) - Saturday, January 19 at 3:00pm
Teen detectives, a rare book has been stolen from the library. You are tasked with the job of gathering evidence, interviewing suspects on the Library staff, and solving the crime. Do you think you can find the lost book?

Teen Service Club Meeting  (@ Main Library) - Tuesday, January 29 at 3:30pm
You have the power to make a difference in your community! Do you love your community and want to improve Library resources and services for fellow teens? Earn Community Service Hours while spending time with new friends at this monthly Service Club at the Library!



Face Swap in Photoshop - Tuesday, January 22 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn the basics of Photoshop and test your new skills with an engaging face-swap activity! Click above for more information and to sign up.

Mindful Meow - Saturday, January 26 at 9:30am
Discover the Zen our feline friends naturally exude with mindfulness activities, guided meditation, and light movement at the Main Library. Please sign up!

Trivia Night - Saturday, January 26 at 4:00pm
Put all that knowledge in your noggin to the test! Sign up a team of up to 6 friends or as an individual and enjoy the friendly competition of a Library Trivia Night!