Location Pasadena Public Library, Central Branch
285 E. Walnut St.
Events at Pasadena Public Library, Central Branch
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.
Free films screen at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Wednesday’s film is “Murphy’s Romance.” Huntington Hospital nurses offer free blood pressure and blood sugar screenings, referrals and health education from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
The LA Law Library presents an introduction to print resources from 1 to 2 p.m. The Poetry Society of America presents “The Voice of Women in American Poetry,” with poets Cyrus Cassells, Carole Muske-Dukes and Maggie Nelson discussing the lives of 20th century poets Linda Greg, Ina Coolbirth and Eileen Myles and reading original poems paying tribute to them at 7 p.m.
A teen creative writing workshop meets at 2 p.m. No experience is necessary, and selected stories will be published on the library blog and Teen Zine. Authors Larry Niven, Steven Barnes and Harry Turtledove discuss the craft of writing science fiction and fantasy and sign their books from 2 to 5 p.m.