Location Pasadena Public Library, Central Branch
285 E. Walnut St.
Events at Pasadena Public Library, Central Branch
In celebration of Free Comic Book Day, book creators Jen Wang, Sina Grace and Michael Stock discuss their work and sign copies of their books at 1 p.m. Kids age 6 and older are invited to pick up a free comic book then design a superhero costume and make a superhero comic video from 2 to 4 p.m.
Free movies screen at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. May features films about time travel. Wednesday’s film is “Portrait of Jennie.” Huntington Hospital nurses provide free blood pressure and blood sugar screenings, referrals and health education from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Pasadena Civil War Round Table President Nick Smith presents “When Johnny Came Marching West: How the Civil War Shaped Pasadena,” featuring little-known stories of veterans who shaped Pasadena and Southern California when they came west following the war. He is joined by Janet Kadin of the Pasadena Museum of History, and the discussion includes rare artifacts from the museum’s current exhibition of the same name. It starts at 7:15 p.m. in the Donald Wright Auditorium, free and open to the public.