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English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Outdoor Family Storytime

Families with young children and their older siblings are invited to join us for stories, songs, rhymes at Charles White Park. Audience: Preschool (Infants - 5 Years Old). Event Type: Story Time. Summer Reading. Outdoors. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Charles White Park 77 Mountain View St. Altadena, CA.

Chess Night

Chess night is back at the library! Beginners AND experienced players can drop in and enjoy learning new skills and practicing with each other in a comfortable environment. All you need to bring is your love of the game and willingness to share it with others. Audience: All-Ages Welcome. Event Type: Games. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Reading Court at the Main Library.

Pajama Storytime

This storytime is for children of all ages. Get comfy and then come to the library for an evening session of your favorite books, songs, and rhymes. Audience: Preschool (Infants - 5 Years Old). Elementary (Kindergarten - 5th Grade). Event Type: Story Time. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Children's Room at the Main Library.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Reading Buddies

Learning to read takes practice! The Altadena Library Reading Buddies, trained teen volunteers, are available once a week in the Children's Room to help your child practice their skills and grow their confidence. Volunteers have pre-selected books based on grade level, or you can bring your own. This is for grades K - 3rd. Parental supervision is  required at all times. Audience: Elementary (Kindergarten - 5th Grade). Event Type: Educational. Summer Reading. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Children's Room at the Main Library.

Wild Crafts

Bring your little ones to the Bob Lucas Library so they can learn about animal tracks. We will begin with a read aloud, and then move on the creating clay animal prints that they can take home! Supplies are limited, and registration is required. Audience: Preschool (Infants - 5 Years Old). Event Type: DIY & Crafting. Summer Reading. Educational. Story Time. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Bob Lucas Library.

Fermented Vegetables

Come and join Christopher as he shows us how to ferment vegetables.  About the presenter: Christopher Martinez is a local, Altadena born and raised. At a young age he became interested in sustainability and social justice which lead to his Permaculture career. As a permaculture practitioner who creates regenerative systems, Chris realized the magnitude of power microbes have not only in agriculture but in nutrition as well. Now Chris wants to help you understand microbes so that he can give back to the community that invested in him.  Registration Required. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Outdoors. Summer Reading. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library.

Bilingual Preschool Storytime

Join us for outdoor Bilingual Preschool Storytime. We'll have fun with books, rhymes and songs  in both English and Spanish that encourage development of early literacy skills in young children. Children ages 3 -5 and their parents/caregivers are welcome. In the event of inclement weather conditions, the storytime will be moved into the Community Room at the Main Library. Space is limited so we recommend you come early to pick your spot. Audience: Preschool (Infants - 5 Years Old). Event Type: Story Time. Outdoors. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Front Lawn at the Main Library.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Brettso the Great - Charles White Park

Brettso the Great's fun children’s, of all ages, and family show features magic tricks from around the world as well as multicultural stories, told with his balloon puppets and creative balloon sculptures that will amaze, entertain, and inspire creative thought.  Come and laugh-along with Brettso, a fun, engaging, and entertaining magician, balloon artist, storyteller, and puppeteer.  All this in one show! Wow! Audience: All-Ages Welcome. Event Type: Summer Reading. Performance. Outdoors. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Charles White Park.

Meet Us @ the Trails - California Edible & Medicinal Plants / Hahamongna Watershed Park Hike

The Arroyo Seco Foundation will lead a hike at the Hahamongna Watershed Park, where hikers will learn about California edible and medicinal plants and enjoy a native plant food tasting. Space is limited, and registration (for each person) is required. Registered participants will receive a trail guide and will be required to fill out a waiver of liability the morning of the hike. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Health & Wellness. Outdoors. Summer Reading. Friday, July 8, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Art Lab

Looking for artistic inspiration, new tools and techniques, help finishing a project, or friendly minds to collaborate with? Come to Art Lab for teens only open studio hours in the Fab Lab, every Friday this summer from 3-5pm. We have sewing machines, Cricut cutters, paint, wool, fabric, clay, pens, paper, digital design software, and more! Audience: Teens (8th - 12th Grade). Event Type: Summer Reading. Art. Friday, July 8, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Fab Lab at the Main Library.

Family STEAM Club: Inside the Human Body

Calling all scientists! Join us twice a month to explore different topics relating to science, technology, engineering, art, and math through hands-on activities. Today we will be learning about the human body and making life-size self-portraits! Registration opens Friday, June 24, 2022 at 10am. This program is for children in kindergarten through second grade and their families. Siblings welcome! Audience: Elementary (Kindergarten - 5th Grade). Event Type: Science. Educational. Summer Reading. Technology. Friday, July 8, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Community Room at the Main Library.

Tween Laser Tag

The library is full of nooks and crannies - use them to your advantage during Tween Laser Night! We're playing laser tag after hours on the main library floor. Bring friends for teams, or come prepared to go solo. Refreshments provided! Registration required. Audience: Tweens (Ages 8-12). Event Type: Summer Reading. Games. Friday, July 8, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Reading Court of the Main Library.

Teen Gardening Club

The Teen Gardening Club is looking for youth of all skill levels and experience to lend a hand in growing and caring for the gardens and plants of the Altadena Library! Join us Saturday mornings to plant and tend to our vegetable garden, flower beds, and indoor plants. Participants will receive volunteer service hours. Please register for this event. Audience: Teens (8th - 12th Grade). Event Type: Outdoors. Volunteering. Summer Reading. Saturday, July 9, 2022, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Main Library Parking Lot.

D&D @ ALD

D&D@ALD is back for a limited-run four-week summer adventure! Level one characters will be pre-made by the DM and emailed to participants upon registration. Spots are limited in the party, join the waitlist if you would like to sit in on sessions and join in in case of absences.  Registration required. Audience: Teens (8th - 12th Grade). Event Type: Summer Reading. Games. Saturday, July 9, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Small Meeting Room at the Main Library.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Join us for outdoor Baby & Toddler Storytime at the Altadena Library. We'll have fun outdoors with books, songs, and rhymes that encourage development and bonding. This is for children ages 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. In the event of inclement weather conditions, the storytime will be moved into the Community Room at the Main Library. Space is limited so we recommend you come early to pick your spot. Audience: Baby - Toddler (ages 0 - 2). Event Type: Story Time. Outdoors. Monday, July 11, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Front Lawn at the Main Library.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Monday, July 11, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Teen Anime Club

Join our Anime club and talk to like minded teens about your favorite shows and books! Watch anime shows and movies while enjoying Japanese style snacks!. Teens 13 - 17 welcomed.  Registration required. Audience: Teens (8th - 12th Grade). Event Type: Book Clubs. Movies. Summer Reading. Monday, July 11, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Small Meeting Room at the Main Library.

Huntington Hospital - Health Screenings

Come and receive free health counseling and screenings by a registered nurse. No appointment/registration is necessary. Personal health guidance , Hypertension (high blood pressure) screening , Diabetes (high blood sugar) risk assessment and screening , Medical and social services and referrals , Health promotion literature and resources. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Community. Health & Wellness. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Main Library Small Meeting Room.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Outdoor Family Storytime

Families with young children and their older siblings are invited to join us for stories, songs, rhymes at Charles White Park. Audience: Preschool (Infants - 5 Years Old). Event Type: Story Time. Summer Reading. Outdoors. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Charles White Park 77 Mountain View St. Altadena, CA.

Chess Night

Chess night is back at the library! Beginners AND experienced players can drop in and enjoy learning new skills and practicing with each other in a comfortable environment. All you need to bring is your love of the game and willingness to share it with others. Audience: All-Ages Welcome. Event Type: Games. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Reading Court at the Main Library.

Pajama Storytime

This storytime is for children of all ages. Get comfy and then come to the library for an evening session of your favorite books, songs, and rhymes. Audience: Preschool (Infants - 5 Years Old). Elementary (Kindergarten - 5th Grade). Event Type: Story Time. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Children's Room at the Main Library.

***On Hiatus****No Guilt Book Club (in person)

Catch up on reading and chatting with other local readers! Haven't read the books? No worries, no guilt! We will gather in person to discuss these book picks: TBD. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Book Clubs. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. On hiatus in July, August and September. No Guilt will return the second Tuesday of October via Zoom.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Reading Buddies

Learning to read takes practice! The Altadena Library Reading Buddies, trained teen volunteers, are available once a week in the Children's Room to help your child practice their skills and grow their confidence. Volunteers have pre-selected books based on grade level, or you can bring your own. This is for grades K - 3rd. Parental supervision is  required at all times. Audience: Elementary (Kindergarten - 5th Grade). Event Type: Educational. Summer Reading. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Children's Room at the Main Library.

Bilingual Preschool Storytime

Join us for outdoor Bilingual Preschool Storytime. We'll have fun with books, rhymes and songs  in both English and Spanish that encourage development of early literacy skills in young children. Children ages 3 -5 and their parents/caregivers are welcome. In the event of inclement weather conditions, the storytime will be moved into the Community Room at the Main Library. Space is limited so we recommend you come early to pick your spot. Audience: Preschool (Infants - 5 Years Old). Event Type: Story Time. Outdoors. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Front Lawn at the Main Library.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Adult Craft at Loma Alta: Mandalas

Join us a for a morning craft at the seating area near the Equestrian Center at Loma Alta Park. Participants will be meeting outdoors where socially distanced tables and seating will be available for those who pre-register. Online registration is required as space is limited to 10 people per session. Event is for ages 18 and over. July: Mandalas This craft activity occurs 3rd Friday of each month at 11am between Mar - July. If you have any questions, please call (626) 798-8338. Audience: Adults. Event Type: DIY & Crafting. Outdoors. Friday, July 15, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Seating Area near the Equestrian Center at Loma Alta Park.

Art Lab

Looking for artistic inspiration, new tools and techniques, help finishing a project, or friendly minds to collaborate with? Come to Art Lab for teens only open studio hours in the Fab Lab, every Friday this summer from 3-5pm. We have sewing machines, Cricut cutters, paint, wool, fabric, clay, pens, paper, digital design software, and more! Audience: Teens (8th - 12th Grade). Event Type: Summer Reading. Art. Friday, July 15, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Fab Lab at the Main Library.

In-Person Crochet Club

Join us for in-person Crochet Club!  Bring your projects and connect with neighbors! Learn tips and tricks from local crocheters! Audience: Adults. Event Type: DIY & Crafting. Community. Saturday, July 16, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Reading Court at the Main Library.

Bubblemania

Joins us for a bubble filled show by Bubblemania! A Bubblologist will teach us about the science and fun of bubbles with shimmering waves of soap films, rainbow bubbles, square bubbles, giant bubbles and more! Children will learn about reflection, refraction, surface tension and many other soap bubbles properties with the grand finale where a dozen attendees get the chance to be inside of a giant bubble! Audience: All-Ages Welcome. Event Type: Performance. Summer Reading. Educational. Saturday, July 16, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Community Room at the Main Library.

Summer Crafting: Sunshine

Join us on the lawn outside the main library for our Summer Crafting Series: Sunshine! Create a nature suncatcher and make a sun & rainbow craft with other families! Supplies are limited. Children and families are welcome. Audience: Preschool (Infants - 5 Years Old). Elementary (Kindergarten - 5th Grade). Event Type: DIY & Crafting. Summer Reading. Saturday, July 16, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Front Lawn at the Main Library.

Teen Leadership Council

Don’t go chasing other volunteer opportunities – join the TLC at Altadena Library! The Teen Leadership Council is looking for teens with an interest in community building, public service, and creative arts to work with the library on new programs and projects for Altadena and beyond. Build your resume with real-world experience, meet new friends and grow your crew, and let your voice be heard! Audience: Teens (8th - 12th Grade). Event Type: Meeting. Volunteering. Summer Reading. Saturday, July 16, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Teen Space at the Main Library.

Ambos - Club de Libros en Español e Inglés / Book Club in English and Spanish

Meet up with us at Ambos and dive into new books, art, and media from contemporary Spanish language authors. Join us for casual discussions of new books, movies, and other art by local and international Latinx creators. Read and discuss as you choose - everything is available in original Spanish or in English translations.  Our July selection is the short story collection: "Valleyesque: Stories" by Fernando A. Flores. The author weaves absurdist surrealism and the uncanny to tell wild and poignant stories set in the Texas/Mexico borderlands. Boundary pushing and imaginative – this is a real treat to read!  We invite you to read the entire book, one or two stories in the collection, or just come to meet others interested in new work by contemporary Latinx authors and culture. "Valleyesque: Stories" is available as an e-book on Cloud Library and you can find it in our catalog here. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Book Clubs. Saturday, July 16, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Director's Office at the Main Library.

You Aughta Know: Millennial Pop Culture Trivia

Join us for an after-hours trivia event that will focus on the pop culture (1990-2010) of the millennial generation. Compete as individuals or in teams (up to 6 people) to win prizes. Enjoy light refreshments (while supplies last). Doors open at 6 p.m. and trivia begins at 6:30 p.m. Registration is required. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Summer Reading. Games. Saturday, July 16, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Community Room at the Main Library.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Join us for outdoor Baby & Toddler Storytime at the Altadena Library. We'll have fun outdoors with books, songs, and rhymes that encourage development and bonding. This is for children ages 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. In the event of inclement weather conditions, the storytime will be moved into the Community Room at the Main Library. Space is limited so we recommend you come early to pick your spot. Audience: Baby - Toddler (ages 0 - 2). Event Type: Story Time. Outdoors. Monday, July 18, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Front Lawn at the Main Library.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Monday, July 18, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Teen Anime Club

Join our Anime club and talk to like minded teens about your favorite shows and books! Watch anime shows and movies while enjoying Japanese style snacks!. Teens 13 - 17 welcomed.  Registration required. Audience: Teens (8th - 12th Grade). Event Type: Book Clubs. Movies. Summer Reading. Monday, July 18, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Small Meeting Room at the Main Library.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Outdoor Family Storytime

Families with young children and their older siblings are invited to join us for stories, songs, rhymes at Charles White Park. Audience: Preschool (Infants - 5 Years Old). Event Type: Story Time. Summer Reading. Outdoors. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Charles White Park 77 Mountain View St. Altadena, CA.

Chess Night

Chess night is back at the library! Beginners AND experienced players can drop in and enjoy learning new skills and practicing with each other in a comfortable environment. All you need to bring is your love of the game and willingness to share it with others. Audience: All-Ages Welcome. Event Type: Games. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Reading Court at the Main Library.

Pajama Storytime

This storytime is for children of all ages. Get comfy and then come to the library for an evening session of your favorite books, songs, and rhymes. Audience: Preschool (Infants - 5 Years Old). Elementary (Kindergarten - 5th Grade). Event Type: Story Time. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Children's Room at the Main Library.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Reading Buddies

Learning to read takes practice! The Altadena Library Reading Buddies, trained teen volunteers, are available once a week in the Children's Room to help your child practice their skills and grow their confidence. Volunteers have pre-selected books based on grade level, or you can bring your own. This is for grades K - 3rd. Parental supervision is  required at all times. Audience: Elementary (Kindergarten - 5th Grade). Event Type: Educational. Summer Reading. Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Children's Room at the Main Library.

Explore the Galaxy

Explore the wonders of the galaxy from the Bob Lucas Library. Children and families are invited to the Bob Lucas Library to learn about galaxies and nebulae. Afterwards, spend some time creating a beautiful galaxy jar to take home. All supplies provided, and registration is required. Audience: Preschool (Infants - 5 Years Old). Event Type: DIY & Crafting. Summer Reading. Science. Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Bob Lucas Library.

Murder Mystery at Main Library

Enjoy an evening with neighbors as you work together to solve "Murder at Mardi Gras."  A select number of participants will become characters in the whodunit. Light refreshments will be served. This is for adults only. All participants must register, so no guests please. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Summer Reading. Games. Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Main Library.

Bilingual Preschool Storytime

Join us for outdoor Bilingual Preschool Storytime. We'll have fun with books, rhymes and songs  in both English and Spanish that encourage development of early literacy skills in young children. Children ages 3 -5 and their parents/caregivers are welcome. In the event of inclement weather conditions, the storytime will be moved into the Community Room at the Main Library. Space is limited so we recommend you come early to pick your spot. Audience: Preschool (Infants - 5 Years Old). Event Type: Story Time. Outdoors. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Front Lawn at the Main Library.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

International Zine Library Day

Celebrate International Zine Library Day by making a zine of your own! Join us at the Main Library for a fun-filled outdoor program. Supplies will be provided. For inspiration, check out our zine collection at the Main Library! Audience: Adults. Event Type: Summer Reading. DIY & Crafting. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Front Lawn at the Main Library.

Discover the Universal Rhythm with Chazz Ross

African drummer Chazz Ross will guide the audience on a colorful musical safari created with their own hands! Participants will create jungle sounds and play simple rhythms while singing together. Chazz will also discuss the history and the benefits of drumming. This participatory program will have the audience realizing that the "heartbeat" is the universal unifying rhythm that is always present with them - they only have to look inside. Audience: All-Ages Welcome. Event Type: Performance. Summer Reading. Outdoors. Music & Entertainment. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Charles White Park.

Art Lab

Looking for artistic inspiration, new tools and techniques, help finishing a project, or friendly minds to collaborate with? Come to Art Lab for teens only open studio hours in the Fab Lab, every Friday this summer from 3-5pm. We have sewing machines, Cricut cutters, paint, wool, fabric, clay, pens, paper, digital design software, and more! Audience: Teens (8th - 12th Grade). Event Type: Summer Reading. Art. Friday, July 22, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Fab Lab at the Main Library.

Family STEAM Club: Electrical Circuits

Calling all scientists! Join us twice a month to explore different topics relating to science, technology, engineering, art, and math through hands-on activities. Today we will be learning about electrical circuits and making light-up bookmarks! Registration opens Friday, July 8, 2022 at 10am. This program is for children in kindergarten through second grade and their families. Siblings welcome! Audience: Elementary (Kindergarten - 5th Grade). Event Type: Technology. Science. Educational. Summer Reading. Friday, July 22, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Community Room at the Main Library.

Teen Laser Tag

The library is full of nooks and crannies - use them to your advantage during Teen Laser Night! We're playing laser tag after hours on the main library floor. Bring friends for teams, or come prepared to go solo. Refreshments provided! Registration required. Audience: Teens (8th - 12th Grade). Event Type: Summer Reading. Games. Friday, July 22, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Reading Court of the Main Library.

From the Garden: Fruit Tree Care Workshop at the Altadena Community Garden

Meet us at the Altadena Community Garden where we will learn how to care for fruit trees. Participants will get hands-on experience and learn about pruning techniques, pest control and dormant season care. This workshop will be taught by expert orchardist and Master Gardener (UCCE) Herb Machleder. Altadena Community Garden: 3330 N Lincoln Ave, Altadena, CA 91001, No registration required. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Outdoors. Saturday, July 23, 2022, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Altadena Community Garden 3330 N Lincoln Ave, Altadena, CA 91001.

Summer Crafting: Underwater

Join us on the lawn outside the main library for our Summer Crafting Series: Underwater! Create DIY aquariums, and make rainbow-colored fish with other families! Supplies are limited. Children and families are welcome. Audience: Preschool (Infants - 5 Years Old). Elementary (Kindergarten - 5th Grade). Event Type: Summer Reading. DIY & Crafting. Saturday, July 23, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Front Lawn at the Main Library.

True Crime All The Time Virtual Book Club

Calling all true crime aficionados! Join us for a virtual gathering where we will discuss this true crime hit: Title to come! Audience: Adults. Event Type: Book Clubs. Saturday, July 23, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Zoom.

Summer 2022 Scavenger Hunt - Main Library

Join Altadena Libraries for a scavenger hunt. Here’s how the hunt works. Come to the library for the scavenger hunt form. This will provide you with a list of clues, and you will explore various locations throughout Altadena to acquire the keys. Once you have the keys, you can solve the riddle, fill out the form, and return it to the appropriate library. The first 20 people who finish the scavenger hunt (at each library) will receive a $10 gift card. Bob Lucas Memorial Library Scavenger Hunt: June 27 - July 1 Main Library Scavenger Hunt: July 25 - July 30. Audience: All-Ages Welcome. Event Type: Games. Summer Reading. Monday, July 25, 2022 – Saturday, July 30, 2022. Main Library and community of Altadena.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Join us for outdoor Baby & Toddler Storytime at the Altadena Library. We'll have fun outdoors with books, songs, and rhymes that encourage development and bonding. This is for children ages 0-2 years and their parents/caregivers. In the event of inclement weather conditions, the storytime will be moved into the Community Room at the Main Library. Space is limited so we recommend you come early to pick your spot. Audience: Baby - Toddler (ages 0 - 2). Event Type: Story Time. Outdoors. Monday, July 25, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Front Lawn at the Main Library.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Monday, July 25, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Regular Meeting of the Library Board of Trustees

Board Meeting Agenda and additional materials may be found at: https://www.altadenalibrary.org/board-materials/. To submit a written public comment, please visit  https://www.altadenalibrary.org/publiccomment/. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Library Board of Trustees. Monday, July 25, 2022, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://www.youtube.com/c/AltadenaLibrary.

Teen Anime Club

Join our Anime club and talk to like minded teens about your favorite shows and books! Watch anime shows and movies while enjoying Japanese style snacks!. Teens 13 - 17 welcomed.  Registration required. Audience: Teens (8th - 12th Grade). Event Type: Book Clubs. Movies. Summer Reading. Monday, July 25, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Small Meeting Room at the Main Library.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Outdoor Family Storytime

Families with young children and their older siblings are invited to join us for stories, songs, rhymes at Charles White Park. Audience: Preschool (Infants - 5 Years Old). Event Type: Story Time. Summer Reading. Outdoors. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Charles White Park 77 Mountain View St. Altadena, CA.

Chess Night

Chess night is back at the library! Beginners AND experienced players can drop in and enjoy learning new skills and practicing with each other in a comfortable environment. All you need to bring is your love of the game and willingness to share it with others. Audience: All-Ages Welcome. Event Type: Games. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Reading Court at the Main Library.

Pajama Storytime

This storytime is for children of all ages. Get comfy and then come to the library for an evening session of your favorite books, songs, and rhymes. Audience: Preschool (Infants - 5 Years Old). Elementary (Kindergarten - 5th Grade). Event Type: Story Time. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Children's Room at the Main Library.

Rising Seas: The Impacts and How We Plan For Them

Sea level rise is a direct consequence of climate change and global warming. Often thought of as a future problem, the impacts from sea level rise are already being felt along the coastlines of the United States. As sea levels continue to advance, these impacts are expected to increase in frequency and severity. In this presentation, these impacts are described and the efforts that are underway to combat them are discussed as we attempt to answer the question "What do we do?" in response to ongoing sea level rise.  About the presenter Dr. Benjamin Hamlington is a Research Scientist in the Sea Level and Ice Group, in the Earth Sciences Section at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). He studies the ocean with a particular focus on sea level variability on interannual to decadal timescales. He has also done considerable work on understanding sea level during the 20th century, comparing historical in situ data to modern satellite observations. He is interested in how sea level is responds to both natural… Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Science. Summer Reading. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Community Room at the Main Library.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Reading Buddies

Learning to read takes practice! The Altadena Library Reading Buddies, trained teen volunteers, are available once a week in the Children's Room to help your child practice their skills and grow their confidence. Volunteers have pre-selected books based on grade level, or you can bring your own. This is for grades K - 3rd. Parental supervision is  required at all times. Audience: Elementary (Kindergarten - 5th Grade). Event Type: Educational. Summer Reading. Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Children's Room at the Main Library.

Bilingual Preschool Storytime

Join us for outdoor Bilingual Preschool Storytime. We'll have fun with books, rhymes and songs  in both English and Spanish that encourage development of early literacy skills in young children. Children ages 3 -5 and their parents/caregivers are welcome. In the event of inclement weather conditions, the storytime will be moved into the Community Room at the Main Library. Space is limited so we recommend you come early to pick your spot. Audience: Preschool (Infants - 5 Years Old). Event Type: Story Time. Outdoors. Thursday, July 28, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Front Lawn at the Main Library.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, July 28, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Toddler Free Play - Bubble Play

Join us for an afternoon of fun free play that will encourage toddlers to make new friends and explore their sensory and fine motor skills while offering parents and caregivers an opportunity to meet their neighbors. Ages 3 to 5. Siblings welcome. This play theme is Bubble Play! Stations will be set up on the Front Lawn at the Main Library that will allow your child to explore sensory play through bubble play stations. Audience: Preschool (Infants - 5 Years Old). Event Type: Community. Summer Reading. Outdoors. Friday, July 29, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Front Lawn at Main Library.

Art Lab

Looking for artistic inspiration, new tools and techniques, help finishing a project, or friendly minds to collaborate with? Come to Art Lab for teens only open studio hours in the Fab Lab, every Friday this summer from 3-5pm. We have sewing machines, Cricut cutters, paint, wool, fabric, clay, pens, paper, digital design software, and more! Audience: Teens (8th - 12th Grade). Event Type: Summer Reading. Art. Friday, July 29, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Fab Lab at the Main Library.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Bring your favorite stuffed animal to a special end over summer camping-themed storytime, and then tuck them in for a sleepover at the library! We’ll take tons of pictures of all the fun they have at the library overnight. Come by the next day July 30th from 10:30-11:00am to pick up your stuffed animal and see what type of mischief they all got into while you were apart and enjoy a small breakfast. Audience: Preschool (Infants - 5 Years Old). Elementary (Kindergarten - 5th Grade). Event Type: Summer Reading. Story Time. Friday, July 29, 2022, 5:15 PM – 6:00 PM. Children's Room at the Main Library.

End-of-Summer Reading Party with performance by Susie Hansen Latin Band

Join Altadena Libraries for an end-of-summer reading party with musical performance by the Susie Hansen Latin Band. Registration is required. Due to the popularity of this event, we recommend bringing your own chairs. Additional parking available at Altadena Senior Center. About the band: The Susie Hansen Latin Band, led by violinist Susie Hansen, mixes together infectious Latin rhythms with jazz improvising, vocals in both Spanish and English, recognizable standards and strong soloing from players. They play salsa, cumbia, charanga, merengue, bachata, bolero, cha cha cha and Latin jazz. The result is music that inspires dancers yet also rewards a close listen. Audience: All-Ages Welcome. Adults. Event Type: Music & Entertainment. Summer Reading. Friday, July 29, 2022, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Parking Lot at the Main Library.

Teen Gardening Club

The Teen Gardening Club is looking for youth of all skills levels and experience to lend a hand in growing and caring for the gardens and plants of the Altadena Library! Join us Saturday mornings to plant and tend to our vegetable garden, flowers beds, and indoor plants. Participants will receive volunteer service hours. Audience: Teens (8th - 12th Grade). Event Type: Outdoors. Volunteering. Summer Reading. Saturday, July 30, 2022, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Main Library Parking Lot.

Stuffed Animal Pickup & Breakfast

Participants of our Stuffed Animal Sleepover are invited to breakfast at the library! Come pick up your stuffed animals. We'll have photos for you to take home and a slide show of all the fun your stuffed animals got into at the library. Audience: Preschool (Infants - 5 Years Old). Elementary (Kindergarten - 5th Grade). Event Type: Summer Reading. Food & Drink. Saturday, July 30, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Community Room at the Main Library.

End-of-Summer Reading: Noteworthy Puppets & Happy Ice!

Join us for our closing summer event! Enjoy a musical puppet show of the Three Little Pigs by Noteworthy puppets and then cool down with a rainbow ice from Happy Ice! About the Show The timeless lesson that hard work and dedication pay off comes to life with handmade puppets and original songs.  While two little pigs are content to take the easy route, their pigheadedness could spell trouble when the Big Bad Wolf comes knocking.  Will the third Little Pig, who has a commitment to excellence, have the inventiveness to save the day? Audience: All-Ages Welcome. Event Type: Performance. Food & Drink. Outdoors. Summer Reading. Saturday, July 30, 2022, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Parking Lot at the Main Library.

Summer of Service Wrap Party

That's a wrap on the Summer of Service challenge! As a thank you for all your hard work and a celebration of all the fun times, we're throwing a party! All teens and volunteers are invited, and bring your friends even if they didn't participate! We'll have food, drinks, games, karaoke, a photo booth, prizes, and more. Audience: Teens (8th - 12th Grade). Event Type: Summer Reading. Outdoors. Saturday, July 30, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Front Lawn of the Main Library.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Monday, August 1, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Tuesday, August 2, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Wednesday, August 3, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, August 4, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Seed Library

More information coming soon! Audience: Adults. Event Type: Community. Outdoors. Saturday, August 6, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Community Room at the Main Library.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Monday, August 8, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Huntington Hospital - Health Screenings

Come and receive free health counseling and screenings by a registered nurse. No appointment/registration is necessary. Personal health guidance , Hypertension (high blood pressure) screening , Diabetes (high blood sugar) risk assessment and screening , Medical and social services and referrals , Health promotion literature and resources. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Community. Health & Wellness. Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Main Library Small Meeting Room.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

***On Hiatus****No Guilt Book Club (in person)

Catch up on reading and chatting with other local readers! Haven't read the books? No worries, no guilt! We will gather in person to discuss these book picks: TBD. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Book Clubs. Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. On hiatus in July, August and September. No Guilt will return the second Tuesday of October via Zoom.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, August 11, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Monday, August 15, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, August 18, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Monday, August 22, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Regular Meeting of the Library Board of Trustees

Board Meeting Agenda and additional materials may be found at: https://www.altadenalibrary.org/board-materials/. To submit a written public comment, please visit  https://www.altadenalibrary.org/publiccomment/. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Library Board of Trustees. Monday, August 22, 2022, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://www.youtube.com/c/AltadenaLibrary.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Tuesday, August 23, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, August 25, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

From the Garden

From the Garden at the Bob Lucas Branch Library is a monthly program for community members to come work in our garden, learn about local culture and history, nutrition and gardening. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Outdoors. Saturday, August 27, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Branch.

True Crime All The Time Virtual Book Club

Calling all true crime aficionados! Join us for a virtual gathering where we will discuss this true crime hit: Title to come! Audience: Adults. Event Type: Book Clubs. Saturday, August 27, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Zoom.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Monday, August 29, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, September 1, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Seed Library

More information coming soon! Audience: Adults. Event Type: Community. Outdoors. Saturday, September 3, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Community Room at the Main Library.

CLOSURE - Labor Day

The Main Library and Bob Lucas Branch will be closed on Labor Day. If you have items to return, there are outdoor book returns at both libraries: Bob Lucas Branch: Book return in parking lot Main Library: Book return on Mariposa Street, at corner of Santa Rosa Avenue. Audience: All-Ages Welcome. Tweens (Ages 8-12). Preschool (Infants - 5 Years Old). Teens (8th - 12th Grade). Elementary (Kindergarten - 5th Grade). Adults. Event Type: Community. Monday, September 5, 2022.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Monday, September 5, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Friends of the Altadena Library Meeting

The Friends of the Library meet virtually via Zoom on the first Tuesday of the month at 6pm. You do not need to be a member to attend, and we welcome anyone who has an interest in what the Friends do and/or would like to become more involved!  Email friends_altadenalibrary@yahoo.com to get the Zoom access information! Audience: Adults. Event Type: Friends of the Altadena Library. Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Zoom.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Monday, September 12, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Huntington Hospital - Health Screenings

Come and receive free health counseling and screenings by a registered nurse. No appointment/registration is necessary. Personal health guidance , Hypertension (high blood pressure) screening , Diabetes (high blood sugar) risk assessment and screening , Medical and social services and referrals , Health promotion literature and resources. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Community. Health & Wellness. Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Main Library Small Meeting Room.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

***On Hiatus****No Guilt Book Club (in person)

Catch up on reading and chatting with other local readers! Haven't read the books? No worries, no guilt! We will gather in person to discuss these book picks: TBD. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Book Clubs. Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. On hiatus in July, August and September. No Guilt will return the second Tuesday of October via Zoom.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Community Facilities District Committee Meeting (Board of Trustees)

Agendas and any related materials can be found at www.altadenalibrary.org/board-materials. Instructions for submitting public comment can be found in the meeting's agenda. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Library Board of Trustees. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. https://www.youtube.com/c/altadenalibrary/. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, September 15, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Monday, September 19, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, September 22, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

From the Garden

From the Garden at the Bob Lucas Branch Library is a monthly program for community members to come work in our garden, learn about local culture and history, nutrition and gardening. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Outdoors. Saturday, September 24, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Branch.

True Crime All The Time Virtual Book Club

Calling all true crime aficionados! Join us for a virtual gathering where we will discuss this true crime hit: Title to come! Audience: Adults. Event Type: Book Clubs. Saturday, September 24, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Zoom.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Monday, September 26, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Regular Meeting of the Library Board of Trustees

Board Meeting Agenda and additional materials may be found at: https://www.altadenalibrary.org/board-materials/. To submit a written public comment, please visit  https://www.altadenalibrary.org/publiccomment/. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Library Board of Trustees. Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://www.youtube.com/c/AltadenaLibrary.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Thursday, September 29, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Seed Library

More information coming soon! Audience: Adults. Event Type: Community. Outdoors. Saturday, October 1, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Community Room at the Main Library.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Monday, October 3, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

For those who want to build English fluency to help work through everyday situations. Casual, small group sessions are designed for beginning English learners. Classes are free and offered in person Monday - Thursday every week, at the Bob Lucas Memorial Library. To sign up, call (626) 798-0833 x 102. Audience: Adults. Event Type: Educational. Workshops & Classes. Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Bob Lucas Memorial Library & Literacy Center.

Friends of the Altadena Library Meeting

The Friends of the Library meet virtually via Zoom on the first Tuesday of the month at 6pm. You do not need to be a member to attend, and we welcome anyone who has an interest in what the Friends do and/or would like to become more involved!  Email friends_altadenalibrary@yahoo.com to get the Zoom access information! Audience: Adults. Event Type: Friends of the Altadena Library. Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Zoom.