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Sunday, November 18,2018

Earth Mama Song Swap Bernice Lewis Jill Freeman Laurie McClain 7:00 p.m.

Join the Coffee Gallery Backstage for a special night featuring 3 soulful, accomplished musicians who do not folk around! Jill Freeman has been a professional singer/songwriter for over 20 years. Her solo album, \"Songs about Sex and Depression\", released on Magic Records, received rave reviews and...

Sunday, November 18,2018

Down Home Gospel 3:30 p.m.

Metropolitan Baptist Church presents \"Down Home Gospel\" with Special Guests Men of FAME Pasadena, God\'s Elect, DT & Metro Choral and Kee\'s Eso Pitchford & Church Boys.

Sunday, November 18,2018

Paula Boggs Band Jazz Rock Americana 2:00 p.m.

Paula Boggs Band is a 6-piece ensemble that traverses jazz, world, rock and Americana. This Seattle-brewed soul grass group s rich, rootsy style comes from its versatile lineup. Paula Boggs, lead vocals/guitar/ukulele; Mark Chinen, guitar/banjo; Marina Christopher, bass/vocals; Paul Matthew Moore,...

Monday, November 19,2018

3D Printer Open Hours Bob Lucas Branch 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The 3D Printer is available on a first come, first serve basis at Altadena Library\'s Bob Lucas Branch. This is open to the public.

Monday, November 19,2018

FABLAB Open Hours 3D Printing 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Altadena Library offers use of its 3D printers to adults. Bring in a 3D computer model on a USB drive, and print it at the Main Library. Not to worry if you do not have a model ready for print - staff can help you to find a pre-sculpted model online to download for printing! New to the world of 3D p...

Tuesday, November 20,2018

All-Ages Chess Night 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Altadena Library s popular, weekly Chess Night for chess lovers of all ages and skill levels returns! The Library is looking for beginners and experienced players. All you need to bring is your love of the game and willingness to share it with others. This fun, new program will be led by community...

Wednesday, November 21,2018

Teen Maker Exploration 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to come to open hours in Altadena Library\'s state-of-the-art FabLab. Use the virtual reality headset, create and print a 3D model, sew a new shirt, practice coding, and much more! Staff and volunteers will be on hand to assist you. Come for the whole time, or just p...

Friday, November 23,2018

The Beatunes Perform 8:00 p.m.

The Beatunes bring together four of So.Cal s top musicians - solely to honor and play as faithfully to the recordings as possible - the timeless and spirit-lifting music of The Beatles. The Beatunes continue to increase their repertoire and precision in replicating the sound of The Beatles. From t...

Saturday, November 24,2018

Janet Klein Her Parlour Boys 7:00 p.m.

Janet Klein will be bring her biggest musical guns in the form of John Reynolds, Corey Gemme, Marquis Howell and Randy Worltz. It does not get any better with extreme wit being added to the songs and playing of the best in the business. Always more fun and music that you might expect. Always a fu...

Monday, November 26,2018

3D Printer Open Hours Bob Lucas Branch 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The 3D Printer is available on a first come, first serve basis at Altadena Library\'s Bob Lucas Branch. This is open to the public.

Monday, November 26,2018

FABLAB Open Hours 3D Printing 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Altadena Library offers use of its 3D printers to adults. Bring in a 3D computer model on a USB drive, and print it at the Main Library. Not to worry if you do not have a model ready for print - staff can help you to find a pre-sculpted model online to download for printing! New to the world of 3D p...

Monday, November 26,2018

PreSchool Movie Mondays 11:00 a.m.

Start your week off right with a showing of videos the Library know your preschooler will love! From Mr. Rogers to Sesame Street, to Scholastic Storybook Classics, these engaging hits are sure entertain your little ones!

Tuesday, November 27,2018

All-Ages Chess Night 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Altadena Library s popular, weekly Chess Night for chess lovers of all ages and skill levels returns! The Library is looking for beginners and experienced players. All you need to bring is your love of the game and willingness to share it with others. This fun, new program will be led by community...

Tuesday, November 27,2018

Open Mic Night 7:00 p.m.

Enjoy unique performances by musicians, storytellers, poets, and more in the comfort of your neighborhood library. Some content may not be appropriate for all ages. Discretion is advised.

Wednesday, November 28,2018

Barks and Books 3:30 p.m.

Have a struggling or shy reader at home? Bring them by to visit with Reading Therapy Dogs from the Pasadena Humane Society! Reading Therapy Dogs provide a comfortable, cute, and non-judgmental audience for burgeoning readers, or those who need some extra practice. Grab a book and settle in to tell a...

Wednesday, November 28,2018

Teen Maker Exploration 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to come to open hours in Altadena Library\'s state-of-the-art FabLab. Use the virtual reality headset, create and print a 3D model, sew a new shirt, practice coding, and much more! Staff and volunteers will be on hand to assist you. Come for the whole time, or just p...

Friday, November 30,2018

Lego Club at Altadena Library 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Join Altadena Library for Lego Club! Come create, build... and destroy a little, too, if that\'s your thing. Legos will be provided, and Duplos will be available for children under 4. For children aged 3-12. If you have any questions or require special accommodation, please contact the Children\'s D...

Friday, November 30,2018

Laurence Juber Grammy Winning Guitarist 8:00 p.m.

GRAMMY winning guitarist Laurence Juber is a solo performer, recording artist, composer and arranger. The South China Post says he\'s One of the world\'s most remarkable acoustic guitarists. His playing fuses folk, jazz, blues, pop and classical styles, creating a scintillating multi-faceted p...

Saturday, December 1,2018

Seed Library End-of-Year Potluck Seed Bomb Activity 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Altadena Library will host the Seed Library End-of-Year Potluck and Seed Bomb Activity. More information coming soon at this link https://tinyurl.com/yavxxgzg

Saturday, December 1,2018

Tail Waggin Tutors 11:00 a.m.

Have a struggling or shy reader at home? Bring them by to visit with Cedar, a Reading Therapy Dogs from Therapy Dogs International! Reading Therapy Dogs provide a comfortable, cute, and non-judgmental audience for burgeoning readers, or those who need some extra practice. Grab a book and settle in t...

Saturday, December 1,2018

3rd CRxEATIVITY Festival 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

This is the 3rd Red Carpet CRxEATIVITY Festival, and this time, it\'s all about \"Healing through Creativity.\" Food, music, wine, storytelling, visual arts, films, and a silent auction (just in time for the holidays), are all a perfect way to start December off with celebration and good will. A per...

Saturday, December 1,2018

Sounds of the Season with Non Duo 6:00 p.m.

Altadena Library District presents Sounds of the Season with Non Duo.

Monday, December 3,2018

Health Care Open Enrollment with ChapCare 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Health Care Open Enrollment with ChapCare at Altadena Library - Meet with a Certified Enrollment counselor! For this year s Open Enrollment period, ChapCare will have a certified enrollment counselor at the Library to help community members renew and sign-up for Covered California plans. In order ...

Monday, December 3,2018

FABLAB Open Hours 3D Printing 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Altadena Library offers use of its 3D printers to adults. Bring in a 3D computer model on a USB drive, and print it at the Main Library. Not to worry if you do not have a model ready for print - staff can help you to find a pre-sculpted model online to download for printing! New to the world of 3D p...

Monday, December 3,2018

PreSchool Movie Mondays 11:00 a.m.

Start your week off right with a showing of videos we know your preschooler will love! From Mr. Rogers to Sesame Street, to Scholastic Storybook Classics, these engaging hits are sure entertain your little ones!

Tuesday, December 4,2018

All-Ages Chess Night 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Altadena Library s popular, weekly Chess Night for chess lovers of all ages and skill levels returns! The Library is looking for beginners and experienced players. All you need to bring is your love of the game and willingness to share it with others. This fun, new program will be led by community...

Tuesday, December 4,2018

Open Mic Night 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Enjoy unique performances by musicians, storytellers, poets, and more in the comfort of your neighborhood library. Some content may not be appropriate for all ages. Discretion is advised.

Tuesday, December 4,2018

Holiday Craft Fair 6:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Holiday Craft Fair at Altadena Library. More information coming soon at https://tinyurl.com/y9nmsjd9.

Wednesday, December 5,2018

Altadena Farmers Market 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

This certified market has 30 booths selling fresh fruits and vegetables as well as prepared and pre-packaged food that may be enjoyed onsite at the market setting of Loma Alta Park. There\'s also local crafts and music! Altadena Community Garden is the proud sponsor of the market. For more informati...

Wednesday, December 5,2018

Baby Lap Time 10:15 a.m.

Join Altadena Library for Baby Lap Time! Participants will have fun with books, rhymes, and songs that encourage development and bonding, and then spend some time playing together. For newborns and babies who are not yet walking and their parents/caregivers.

Wednesday, December 5,2018

Teen Maker Exploration 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to come to open hours in Altadena Library\'s state-of-the-art FabLab. Use the virtual reality headset, create and print a 3D model, sew a new shirt, practice coding, and much more! Staff and volunteers will be on hand to assist you. Come for the whole time, or just p...

Friday, December 7,2018

Lego Club at Altadena Library 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Join Altadena Library for Lego Club! Come create, build... and destroy a little, too, if that\'s your thing. Legos will be provided, and Duplos will be available for children under 4. For children aged 3-12. If you have any questions or require special accommodation, please contact the Children\\\'s...

Saturday, December 8,2018

Art Night with Friends 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Come relax and unwind from the week - hang out with friends and do some art! Light snacks and art supplies will be provided. Kelli will provide a brief instruction that will get you going, or you can work on any art project you wish! Beginners more than welcome - drawing skills are not a requirement...

Saturday, December 8,2018

SAT and ACT Workshop Bob Lucas Branch 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Get ready to take the SAT or ACT by attending this Test Prep Workshop. Learn where you currently shine and where you need more study. Register by emailing dwong@altadenalibrary.org.

Monday, December 10,2018

PreSchool Movie Mondays 11:00 a.m.

Start your week off right with a showing of videos we know your preschooler will love! From Mr. Rogers to Sesame Street, to Scholastic Storybook Classics, these engaging hits are sure entertain your little ones!

Monday, December 10,2018

FABLAB Open Hours 3D Printing 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Altadena Library offers use of its 3D printers to adults. Bring in a 3D computer model on a USB drive, and print it at the Main Library. Not to worry if you do not have a model ready for print - staff can help you to find a pre-sculpted model online to download for printing! New to the world of 3D p...

Tuesday, December 11,2018

Nom Nom Group - Tacos 4:00 p.m.

Who doesn't love a good Taco Tuesday? Participants will explore the basics of taco-making and a bunch of fun flavor profiles! Click here to view flyer.

Tuesday, December 11,2018

All-Ages Chess Night 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Altadena Library s popular, weekly Chess Night for chess lovers of all ages and skill levels returns! The Library is looking for beginners and experienced players. All you need to bring is your love of the game and willingness to share it with others. This fun, new program will be led by community...

Wednesday, December 12,2018

Teen Maker Exploration 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to come to open hours in Altadena Library\'s state-of-the-art FabLab. Use the virtual reality headset, create and print a 3D model, sew a new shirt, practice coding, and much more! Staff and volunteers will be on hand to assist you. Come for the whole time, or just p...

Wednesday, December 12,2018

Baby Lap Time 10:15 a.m.

Join Altadena Library for Baby Lap Time! Participants will have fun with books, rhymes, and songs that encourage development and bonding, and then spend some time playing together. For newborns and babies who are not yet walking and their parents/caregivers.

Friday, December 14,2018

Lego Club at Altadena Library 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Join Altadena Library for Lego Club! Come create, build... and destroy a little, too, if that\'s your thing. Legos will be provided, and Duplos will be available for children under 4. For children aged 3-12. If you have any questions or require special accommodation, please contact the Children\\\'s...

Saturday, December 15,2018

Teen Winter Wonderland Party 3:00 p.m.

Join Altadena Library in the Community Room for a party celebrating all things winter! Create snowmen out of socks, enjoy hot chocolate bar, and play a rousing game of winter-themed FishBowl. For Middle and High School Students.

Sunday, December 16,2018

Handmade Book Challenge Show and Tell 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Stop in and pick up a small handmade book and ephemera pack for $5 and reveal and share your awesome creations with the other participants! Craft School will also be revealing their next cool crafty challenge!

Monday, December 17,2018

FABLAB Open Hours 3D Printing 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Altadena Library offers use of its 3D printers to adults. Bring in a 3D computer model on a USB drive, and print it at the Main Library. Not to worry if you do not have a model ready for print - staff can help you to find a pre-sculpted model online to download for printing! New to the world of 3D p...

Monday, December 17,2018

SAT and ACT Workshop Math and Science Sections 4:00 p.m.

Want to learn tips and tricks to improve your math or science portions on the SAT or ACT? Be sure to stop by Altadena Library\'s Math and Science workshop where MeriEducation will be providing tried and true methods to increase your score. Register by emailing teens@altadenalibrary.org.

Tuesday, December 18,2018

All-Ages Chess Night 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Altadena Library s popular, weekly Chess Night for chess lovers of all ages and skill levels returns! The Library is looking for beginners and experienced players. All you need to bring is your love of the game and willingness to share it with others. This fun, new program will be led by community...

Wednesday, December 19,2018

Baby Lap Time 10:15 a.m.

Join Altadena Library for Baby Lap Time! Participants will have fun with books, rhymes, and songs that encourage development and bonding, and then spend some time playing together. For newborns and babies who are not yet walking and their parents/caregivers.

Wednesday, December 19,2018

Teen Maker Exploration 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to come to open hours in Altadena Library\'s state-of-the-art FabLab. Use the virtual reality headset, create and print a 3D model, sew a new shirt, practice coding, and much more! Staff and volunteers will be on hand to assist you. Come for the whole time, or just p...

Friday, December 21,2018

Lego Club at Altadena Library 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Join Altadena Library for Lego Club! Come create, build... and destroy a little, too, if that\'s your thing. Legos will be provided, and Duplos will be available for children under 4. For children aged 3-12. If you have any questions or require special accommodation, please contact the Children\\\'s...

Saturday, December 22,2018

From Page to Table Book Club Potluck 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Altadena Library\'s popular monthly book club From Page to Table returns to Altadena Library just in time for a festive holiday gathering. How does it work? It s simple: single out a new recipe from a cookbook you own (or from a cookbook in the Library collection), prepare, and share! Send in your...

Thursday, December 27,2018

FabLab Open Hours 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Altadena Library\'s FabLab at the Main Library is equipped with 3D Printers, Virtual Reality equipment to try out, sewing machines, a Cricut cutting machine, and staff and volunteers excited to assist you with your creative projects during Open Hours! For 3-D Printing guidelines and details, please ...

Friday, December 28,2018

Lego Club at Altadena Library 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Join Altadena Library for Lego Club! Come create, build... and destroy a little, too, if that\'s your thing. Legos will be provided, and Duplos will be available for children under 4. For children aged 3-12. If you have any questions or require special accommodation, please contact the Children\\\'s...

Monday, December 31,2018

FABLAB Open Hours 3D Printing 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Altadena Library offers use of its 3D printers to adults. Bring in a 3D computer model on a USB drive, and print it at the Main Library. Not to worry if you do not have a model ready for print - staff can help you to find a pre-sculpted model online to download for printing! New to the world of 3D p...

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