Location Pasadena Public Library, Central Branch

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Address 285 E. Walnut St.
Pasadena, Ca
91101
Contact Phone 626-744-4066

Events at Pasadena Public Library, Central Branch

Dust Bowl Commemoration at Central Library

A free day of activities explores the Dust Bowl era in conjunction with the library’s current exhibition, “Dust, Drought and Dreams Gone By: A Commemoration of the 1930s American Dust Bowl.” The day includes a vintage auto display from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., a discussion of the Ken Burns documentary “The Dust Bowl” presented by Claremont McKenna College Assistant Professor of History Dr. Tamara Venit-Shelton at 11 a.m., a commentary on “Woody Guthrie, the Dust Bowl Troubadour by Dr. Peter Dreier of Occidental College, including a performance by folk singer Ross Altman, at 1 p.m.

Date: 09/06/14

Time: 10 A.M.

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Dust Bowl Commemoration, A Noise Within Presentation at Central Library

A Noise Within Artistic Director Julia Rodriguez-Elliott offers an inside look at the creative process in developing the company’s new season at 2 p.m. As part of the library’s Dust Bowl commemoration, author Marisa Silver discusses her new book, “Mary Coin,” the story of the migrant laborer woman caught in the iconic, 1936 photo “Migrant Mother” by photographer Dorothea Lange, taken during the height of the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. The event starts at 6 p.m.

Date: 09/04/14

Time: 6 P.M.

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Educational Apps Workshop at Central Library

Kids can check out some great new educational apps at 3:30 p.m.

Date: 09/08/14

Time: 3:30 P.M.

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Free Film at Central Library

Free films screen at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Wednesday’s film is “The Dust Bowl, Part II,” a documentary by Ken Burns.

Date: 09/10/14

Time: 1 P.M.

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Free Film, Computer Software Class at Central Library

Free films screen at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Wednesday’s film is “The Adventures of Tintin.” Experienced programmers and those with no experience are invited to learn to code like a pro from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Bring your own laptop.

Date: 08/27/14

Time: 1 P.M.

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Free Film, Health Screening at Central Library

Free films screen at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Wednesday’s film is “The Dust Bowl, Part I,” a documentary by Ken Burns. Huntington Hospital nurses offer free health screenings for blood pressure and blood sugar, referrals and health education from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. 

Date: 09/03/14

Time: 1 P.M.

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