Latest Guides


Museums and Libraries

Exhibits and events at local Pasadena area museums and libraries


Crowell Library’s Open House

Thursday, January 9, 2014 | 4:38 pm

A recent Pew Internet survey found that most Americans know where their local library is, but many are unfamiliar with all the services they offer.  On Saturday, January 25th, Crowell Public Library will demonstrate for its community the amazing selection of ... More »


Children Countdown to New Year, Seconds Before 12 … Noon

Friday, December 27, 2013 | 6:01 am

Children will have their own version of New Year ‘s Eve celebration during Kidspace Children’s Museum’s “Noon Year’s Eve” on Tuesday, December 31. The youngsters will count down 30 seconds before the clock strikes 12–noon–when they will release about 2,000 bal... More »


Spanish Royalty Visit Junípero Serra Exhibition at The Huntington

Monday, November 18, 2013 | 5:29 am

Spain’s Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia visited the first major exhibition featuring Spanish priest Junípero Serra at the Huntington on Saturday, November 16. The exhibit coincides with the 300th anniversary of Serra, known as the founding father of the s... More »


Burgers and Books at the Sierra Madre Library: In-N-Out Reading Program

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 | 3:28 pm

Children ages 4-12 are invited to sign up for the In-N-Out reading program, now through Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 at the Sierra Madre Public Library. Each child reads five books at his or her reading level and notes the titles on a reading log. After five books ... More »


Pacific Asia Museum to Open Newly Renovated Chinese Gallery

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 | 12:08 pm

On October 18, 2013, Pacific Asia Museum will open the newly renovated Ralph and Angelyn Riffenburgh Gallery featuring Chinese art as part of its continued renovations of the permanent collection galleries. In 2010, Pacific Asia Museum launched a long-range pl... More »


Free Conversational Classes Offered in Italian, Spanish and English

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 | 4:30 pm

Pasadena Public Library now offers free weekly adult conversational classes in Italian, Spanish and English for all speaking levels. The classes are a great way to practice and improve participants’ language skills and even make some new friends! Traveling to ... More »


Fall Activities for all Ages at the Sierra Madre Public Library

Monday, September 9, 2013 | 11:35 am

Sign-up Now as a Teen History Docent Teens interested in becoming a volunteer history docent can sign up now at the Sierra Madre Public Library. Beginning in September, five teens at a time will train and give tours during a five-week period using new Digital ... More »


Sierra Madre Public Library Receives Grant for New Books!

Friday, July 19, 2013 | 1:47 pm

Sierra Madre’s Public Library was the recipient of a one-time grant of $7,500 from the state library and was able to purchase over 400 new, print books. New books include children’s, teens, popular fiction, classics, non-fiction and reference materials. Al... More »


Pacific Asia Museum to Renovate Chinese Gallery

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 | 1:29 pm

Starting July 10, 2013, Pacific Asia Museum will begin renovations of the Ralph and Angelyn Riffenburgh Gallery as part of its continued renovation and reinterpretation of the permanent collection galleries. Currently housing Chinese ceramics, this gallery wil... More »


Pacific Asia Museum Announces New Trustees

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 | 2:44 pm

Pacific Asia Museum announces the addition of four members to the Board of Trustees: Mi Ryu Ahn, Joseph Klauzar, Sangphil Nam and Kalika Yap. “This is an extremely accomplished group, and we’re pleased to have their broad expertise at Pacific Asia Museum,” sai... More »


Pasadena Public Library: “Check Out the Tech!”

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 | 12:59 pm

Looking for a way to try eReader technology? Visit Pasadena’s Central Library, 285 E. Walnut St., Hastings Branch Library, 3325 E. Orange Grove Blvd. or Allendale Branch Library, 1130 S. Marengo Ave. to check out the library’s new eReaders. The eReaders ar... More »


Local Businessmen Share Their Love of Reading

Friday, March 29, 2013 | 12:03 pm

Richard and Jeff Ward of E Waldo Ward & Son can be seen sharing their favorite books on posters around Sierra Madre. The posters, part of the Sierra Madre Public Library’s Read campaign, convey the simple but important message: READ. Richard & Jeff Ward cont... More »