Location Altadena Library
600 E. Mariposa St.
Events at Altadena Library
Babytime-Wednesdays @ 10:00 am Designed for babies who are not yet walking and their parent/caregiver. We will explore baby songs and lullabies, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, stretching exercises and books that stimulate baby brain development.
Bilingual/Spanish Storytime – 2nd Monday of the month @ 7:00 pm Once a month during Teddy Bear Storytime , join us for a story time in both English and Spanish! (No storytime October 10, 2016)
Graham Cracker “Gingerbread” House Decorating Party Tuesday, December 6, 2016 @ 4:30 pm The whole family is invited to stop by the library to create gingerbread houses out of graham crackers, frosting and candy.
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Reading Program Saturday, October 1 – Saturday, November 12 The annual In-N-Out reading program will begin Saturday, Oct. 1st and will run through Saturday, Nov. 12th. Children age 4-12 check-out and read five library books and receive a certificate for a free hamburger or cheeseburger (you may substitute for a grilled cheese) from In-N-Out Burger!
International Games Day @ Your Library Saturday, November 19, 2016 Children of all ages and their parents are invited to play old favorite board games or try some new ones! Stop by the children’s room anytime between 10:00 am-6:00 pm to take part in this event.
Lego Club@ the Altadena Library The Altadena Library District’s Lego Club will resume Saturday, September 17 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Legos are provided, just bring you imagination! Duplo blocks will be available for children under 4 years of age. The Lego Club will take place the third Saturday of the month. The fall schedule is Saturdays, 2:00-3:30 pm in the main library community room- Sep 16, Oct 15, Nov 19, Dec 17.
Read for the Record: The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach Thursday, October 27, 2016. Hourly readings starting at 11:00 am Join us for a reading of The Bear Ate Your Sandwich (by Julia Sarcone-Roach ) and “Read for the Record”. “Read for the Record” is a nationwide literacy awareness event, where readers throughout the country try to set a world record for the number of people reading the same book on the same day. The Altadena Library District’s programs will be one of many special events throughout the nation. Help us set a world record! We will be reading hourly from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm in the children’s room.
Read to Cedar the Tail Waggin Tutor! September 3, 2016 @ 11:00 am Eager young readers are invited to visit the library and read to their furry friend from Therapy Dogs International. Open to all ages and reading abilities. Cedar visits the library every 1st Saturday of the month at 11:00 am. 9/3, 10/1, 11/5, and 12/3.
Santa Claus is coming to the Library Wednesday, December 14th @ 11 am (Altadena Library Community Room) Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa will be taking time out of his busy schedule to visit the library. Grab your kids and your cameras for a chance to meet Santa.
Toddler Storytime – Wednesdays @ 11:00 am Designed for toddlers who are walking, parents/caregivers and children interact through stories, songs, and rhymes. Stories are kept short to fit the toddlers' short attention spans. Each Toddler storytime is 20 to 30 minutes long followed by 10-15 minutes of creative play with toys provided by the library.
Winter Reading Program December 12th – January 31st The Youth Services department is pleased to present the annual winter reading program! Kids check out and read books and write or draw a brief book review. Turn in the book reviews for prizes.