Location Altadena Library
600 E. Mariposa St.
Events at Altadena Library
The Alta-LA Poetry Series features host and the library’s Poet Laureate Linda Dove, with poetry readings by Lynne Thompson and Karen An-hwei Lee, and a poetry open mic, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., free and open to the public.
A Taste of Japan features an authentic Japanese tea ceremony, an illustrated talk on the beauty of Japanese food, poetry with Japanese flute accompaniment by Japanese poet Mariko Kitakubo, excerpts from “Madame Butterfly,” poetry by the Tanka Poets on Site poetry group and light Japanese refreshments. The 2 p.m. event is suitable for children and adults. Admission is free.