These events are regularly scheduled, and many do not require registrations. That said, please check with the event host in case of holidays, weather, COVID, or other reasons to cancel or reschedule.
The whole family is invited to the Villa Parke Community Center Branch Library to play games, from board games to giant dominos. The fun happens on Tuesdays, from 2:00 PM till 4:00 PM.
Infant & Toddler Storytime
Your little ones (ages 0-2) and their caregiver can join the Pasadena librarians weekly at 10:30 AM for 20 minutes of reading, rhyming, and singing fun!
Lamanda Park Branch - Tuesdays
Allendale Branch - Wednesdays
Santa Catalina Branch - Thursdays
Your kids (ages 3-5) can join the Pasadena librarians weekly for a selection of stories, songs, crafts, or a short movie. Activities vary by branch.
Villa Parke Community Center Branch - Tuesdays, 10:30 AM till 11:30 AM
San Rafael Branch - Wednesdays, 11:00 AM till 11:30 AM
Lamanda Park Branch - Thursdays, 10:30 AM till 11:00 AM
Hill Avenue Branch - Saturdays, 10:30 AM till 11:00 AM
Kids ages 2-5 can come to play, color, listen to music and make new friends at the Villa Parke Community Center Branch on Fridays, from 10:30 AM till 12:00 PM.
Kids ages 3-5 can join the San Rafael Branch librarians for a fun storytime featuring some American Sign Language signs to learn on select Thursdays from 10:30 AM till 11:00 AM.
January: 6 and 20
February: 3 and 17
Villa Parke Community Center Branch hosts a family movie for you on Thursdays, from 3:30 PM till 5:30 PM. Please contact the branch at 626-744-6510 for the movie title. And this is a BYOS (bring your own snacks) event.
Video Game Club
Your Teen (age 14-19) can stop into the Hastings Branch Library Meeting Room on Thursdays, from 4:00 PM till 6:00 PM, for some gaming fun on the Nintendo Switch. They can make new friends and learn fair play every week. No registration is required. Must play well with others.
Crafting with Tish & Tosh
Join the Pasadena Library online for some all-ages crafting fun. You'll learn new crafts all year round. The crafting fun happens on every-other Monday on Instagram Live from 3:00 PM till 3:30 PM.
The Monrovia Library staff encourages a love of stories among young readers by providing engaging summaries of some of their favorite books on the library's YouTube channel. Great for kids five and younger, the series covers both picture and chapter books.
Picture books: January 8 and February 15
Chapter books: January 22 and February 19
You and your little ones (ages 0-5) can join the Monrovia librarians every Saturday at 10:00 AM as they lead you through sharing a story, a little music, and movement, and all-around fun to get your kids dancing and singing.