Location Pasadena Public Library, Central Branch
285 E. Walnut St.
Events at Pasadena Public Library, Central Branch
Free films start at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. February films celebrate Black History Month, Valentine’s Day, President’s Day and Rare History Day. Wednesday’s film is “My Fellow Americans.” The Mother/Daughter Book Club for girls 11 and older and their mothers discusses “One Crazy Summer” by Rita Williams-Garcia at 7 p.m. Call and press option 4 to sign up.
Free films start at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. February films celebrate Black History Month, Valentine’s Day, President’s Day and Rare History Day. Wednesday’s film is “Door to Door.” Tech M@de Easy offers answers about computers, laptops, Microsoft Office, smart phones and tablets from 2:30 to 4 p.m.
Dr. Gloria Arjona, professor of Spanish language and literature at Caltech discusses Mexico’s African heritage with a slide show, paintings, photographs and live music at 7 p.m.
Peace Corps: The Journey of a Lifetime. Serving in the Peace Corps is a great way to immerse yourself in a new culture, learn a new language, and have the experience of a lifetime. Come learn about how you can make a difference. Visit the Pasadena Central Library to learn about Volunteer experiences, have your questions answered, and gain tips to guide you through the application process. Search the available programs and find the assignments that fit your skills and preferences. In less than an hour, complete an online application for the opportunity to begin your life-changing experience.
At Tech M@de Easy, get answers about your computer, laptop, smartphone, tablet or Microsoft Office at 10 a.m. Kids ages 5 to 8 can attend a creative writing workshop to learn to create new characters and stories at 4:30 p.m. Call and press option 4 to sign up.
Teens are invited to a craft session to create handmade lettering by transforming handwriting into drawings, led by Alethea Allarey at 2 p.m. Call (626) 744-4246 to sign up. Los Angeles Poet Laureate Luis Javier Rodriguez discusses his work and signs his books at 2 p.m. Books will be available for purchase.