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

College Entrance Essay Assistance at Central Library

College-bound teens and their parents can get expert advice on writing college entrance essays at 6:30 p.m.

Date: 09/16/14

Time: 6:30 P.M.

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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, Constitution Day, Mother/Daughter Book Club at Central Library

Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Martin Severance Chapter distribute free pocket copies of the US Constitution from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in honor of Constitution Day. At 1 p.m. they ring bells as part of Bells across America, in recognition of the day. Free films screen at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Wednesday’s film is “The Grapes of Wrath.” The Mother/Daughter Book Club discusses “Esperanza Rising” by Pam Muñoz Ryan at 7 p.m. Call and press option 4 to register.

Date: 09/17/14

Time: 10 A.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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Pasadena Central Library Façade Restoration Benefit

Friends of the Pasadena Public Library and the Pasadena Community Foundation co-host a fundraiser cocktail party to restore the façade of the historic building from 5 to 7 p.m. in the library’s Great Hall. Tickets are $130 each, available on the Web site. Call or email Catherine Hany at chany@cityofpasadena.net for information.

Date: 09/14/14

Time: 5 P.M.

Cost: $130.00

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Teen Anime Afternoon at Central Library

Anime Afternoon invites teens to catch the library’s September anime feature “Cat’s Eye” and check out the library’s newest manga while enjoying Japanese snacks at 2 p.m.

Date: 09/13/14

Time: 2 P.M.

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