Join the Summer Round Up fun at the Library. Don’t miss the deadline to submit your reading and win awesome prizes through Beanstack.

Summer Round Up! ☀️📚
Don’t forget to submit your reading, activities and assign your earned tickets to your preferred prize on our Beanstack app. 📲

Deadline is July 31st. 📆
We will not be able to change anything after the deadline. Winners will be announced and contacted on Friday, August 2nd.

To register and learn more click here: https://bit.ly/PPLTX_SRP
Visit our online calendar for more information. https://bit.ly/PPLTX_Calendar
📍 Central Library – 1201 Jeff Ginn
📍 Fairmont Library – 4330 Fairmont Pkwy

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Join the Library tonight at 6pm for stories of Pasadena’s connection with Hadano, Japan, and a fun evening of card games.

Did you know that Pasadena has a longstanding connection with Hadano, Japan, close to Mt. Fuji? Come and hear about that connection from the sister city team that just visited. Below is a photo from the trip. We’ll also play some traditional and popular card games. Join us Monday at 6 p.m. (adult program)!

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Join the fun on a Central Library field trip to the Rosenberg Library in Galveston. Register by tomorrow.

The Friends of the Pasadena Public Library are going on a trip to the historic Rosenberg Library in Galveston, Texas, the oldest continuously run library in the state of Texas! All Friends members are welcome to join the trip.

For the bus trip there, there is an age limit of 55 and up and the cost is $3. Meet at the Pasadena Central Library (1201 Jeff Ginn Memorial Dr.) at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 30. After the library tour, they’ll have lunch at the historic Star Drug Store.

Register please calling 713-475-4984.

Not yet a member of the Friends of the Library? It’s easy to join! The fee to become a member is only $10 per year or 10 volunteer hours. Visit https://pasadenalibrary.org/friends-library-1 for more information.

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Hang out at the Central Library for their end-of-summer lock-in party. Teens can enjoy games, food, and fun July 26th.

Join us at the Central Library for our end-of-summer lock-in party! Teens will get a chance to soak up the last bit of the Summer Reading Program by playing games and interacting with each other! Food, snacks, and drinks will be supplied, so come out and join us! 😆👏
Ages 12-18.

PERMISSION SLIPS ARE DUE BY THURSDAY, JULY 25 AT 12:00 PM.

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Big fun at the Libraries this summer for exciting activities that will entertain your kids and bring the community together.

Looking for activities to enjoy with kids this summer? Before school starts?

Visit the Pasadena Public Library to meet other community members, learn various skills, and participate in diverse activities. It’s a great way to connect with your neighbors and make new friends.

Explore the diverse range of activities available at the Pasadena Public Library Central location for fun, safe activities with the kids. Please visit their site for details regarding each event, such as date and time, or how to sign up for one of their learning activities and updates.

The flyer shows the events that will be hosted on July 18 and July 19 at the Pasadena Public Library Central Location.

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Touch scaly friends at the Fairmont Library’s rescheduled reptile event. Discover the fascinating world of snakes, turtles, and alligators.

‼️‼️RESCHEDULED EVENT‼️‼️

Join us to learn about the attributes of snakes, turtles, and alligators and discover why these often misunderstood animals are important. See live reptiles up close and have an opportunity to touch them.
Ages 13-18

***LIMITED CAPACITY EVENT: TICKETS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED 30 MINUTES BEFORE START TIME. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED – WE DO NOT ACCOMMODATE DAYCARE CENTERS.***

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Explore nature’s web of connections in at Fairmont Library’s rescheduled program today.

‼️‼️RESCHEDULED EVENT‼️‼️

Explore the amazing connections in nature with our fun-filled program! Join us as we discover how everything in the wild is linked through the food chain. Note: This program was rescheduled from last week to Tuesday, July 16 as a result of power outages.

Grades K-5th

***LIMITED CAPACITY EVENT: TICKETS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED 30 MINUTES BEFORE START TIME. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED – WE DO NOT ACCOMMODATE DAYCARE CENTERS.***

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Get crafty with Cricut and Heat press at the Library has been rescheduled to Wednesday July 17th.

RESCHEDULED EVENT ‼️‼️
Get Creative with Cricut! In this series of workshops, you will learn the basics of getting comfortable with crafting with the Cricut and Heat press. First-time users will gain access to all the resources included with their very own design space account. The account is free. This series will include working with common materials that are available and used with Cricut.
Register by filling out the form on our website calendar under the event date. www.pasadenalibrary.org/calendar or by calling the library at 713-477-0276

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Join the rescheduled Library’s events to discover how plants and animals work together to thrive in nature Tuesday, July 16th 4pm.

‼️‼️RESCHEDULED EVENT‼️‼️
Explore how plants and animals team up in nature to help each other thrive. Note: This program was rescheduled from last week to Tuesday, July 16 (also at 4 p.m.) as a result of power outages.
Grades K-5th

***LIMITED CAPACITY EVENT: TICKETS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED 30 MINUTES BEFORE START TIME. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED – WE DO NOT ACCOMMODATE DAYCARE CENTERS.***

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The libraries are closing temporarily, but don’t worry- Fishy Anatomy for Teens will still happen, just at a later date.

📚 The Central and Fairmont Library will close Tuesday, July 9 and will reopen until further notice. Our Family Story time will be canceled and our Teen Fishy Anatomy will be rescheduled.
📍 Central Library – 1201 Jeff Ginn
📍 Fairmont Library – 4330 Fairmont Pkwy

📱If you have a NON-EMERGENCY call, please do not call 911, instead dial (713)475-5555.
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📚 La Biblioteca Central y Fairmont cerrará el martes 9 de julio y reabrirá hasta nuevo aviso.
Nuestra hora de cuentos familiares se cancelará y nuestro evento de Fishy Anatomy para adolescentes será reprogramada.
📍 Biblioteca Central – 1201 Jeff Ginn
📍 Biblioteca Fairmont – 4330 Fairmont Pkwy

📱Si tiene una llamada que NO ES DE EMERGENCIA, no llame al 911, en su lugar marque (713)475-5555.


{CLOSURE UPDATE- July 8, 2024 at 5:30PM}

⛔️City of Pasadena non-emergency offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 9, 2024.
Emergency staff, 9-1-1 and essential personnel will remain on duty.

🚛Please keep in mind that while sanitation crews will be resuming their routes, they are experiencing heavier than normal volume due to storm debris. Your patience is greatly appreciated.

🚛 If you are a City sanitation customer whose trash was not collected Monday, be advised that City crews will be servicing Monday’s route on Wednesday, July 10.

🏛️The Pasadena Municipal Courthouse will be closed as well. IF YOU HAVE A COURT HEARING FOR A TICKET ON TUESDAY, JULY 9, YOU WILL NOT BE PENALIZED FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR, AS THE COURT WILL BE CLOSED.

🆘If you have a NON-EMERGENCY call, please do not call 911, instead dial (713)475-5555.

🟢All city office will reopen for regular business hours on Wednesday, July 10, 2024.

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Puppet Pizzaz with Mr. Greg Ruhe was so awesome. Get your kid in on Summer Reading 2024, is going to be epic.

We had a great time with Mr. Greg Ruhe of Puppet Pizzaz 🌟
Summer Reading is open to all ages and runs from Saturday, June 1st through Wednesday, July 31st.
There are fun programs, activities, and cool prizes for READING!
Register TODAY so you don’t miss a minute of Summer Reading 2024!
To register and learn more click here: https://bit.ly/PPLTX_SRP

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Join the Fairmont Library fun for toddlers and preschoolers. Read, play, sing, and talk together – first come, first served July 11th, 18th, 25th.

Join us at our Fairmont Library and prepare your child for a lifetime of learning through reading, playing, singing, and talking. Age Group: Toddlers and preschoolers

***LIMITED CAPACITY EVENT: TICKETS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED 30 MINUTES BEFORE START TIME. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED – WE DO NOT ACCOMMODATE DAYCARE CENTERS.***

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GRADcafé will be closed on July 4th and 5th for Independence Day, but back on July 9th.

Hello GRADcafé Fam! All GRADcafé sites will be CLOSED on Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th in observance of Independence Day. Hours of operation will resume on Tuesday, July 9th. Please visit www.gradcafe.org to see our locations and hours of operation. #happyindependenceday

¡Hola Familia GRADcafé! Todas las ubicaciones de GRADcafé estarán cerradas el Jueves, 4 de Julio y Viernes, 5 de Julio en celebración al Dia de la Independencia. Regresaremos nuevamente a nuestros horarios regulares el Martes, 9 de Julio. Por favor visiten www.gradcafe.org para mirar nuestras ubicaciones y horarios. #FelizDiaDeLaIndependencia @tejanocenteronline @tTCCC Tejano Center for Community Concerns @pasadenatxpubliclibrary

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Join Central and Fairmont Library’s Summer Reading program before it’s too late and score awesome prizes.

Hello, July!☀️🌸
Don’t forget its not to late to sign up for Summer Reading and win amazing prizes. 📖

Summer Reading is open to all ages and runs from Saturday, June 1st through Wednesday, July 31st.
To register and learn more click here: https://bit.ly/PPLTX_SRP

Visit our online calendar for more information. https://bit.ly/PPLTX_Calendar
📍 Central Library – 1201 Jeff Ginn
📍 Fairmont Library – 4330 Fairmont Pkwy

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Unleash your creativity with at Central Libray’s Maker Lab Workshop – where personalized kitchen towels come to life with Cricut and a heat press.

Check out these amazing personalized kitchen towels made in our Maker Lab Workshop using our Cricut and Heat Press. 🖥

Want to learn how to use the Cricut? Did you know we also have a Laser Machine and a 3D Printer that you can use for FREE? 🙌

Visit our calendar at https://bit.ly/PPLTX_Calendar to sign up for the next orientation or workshop. 

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Get your adventure on at Fairmont Library, unveiling the hidden gems of Houston you never knew existed.

Adventure is at your library when you discover the coolest places that you may have never visited in HOUSTON. 🏙
Admission tickets to some of the featured attractions will be distributed to participants. 🎫

Register by filling out the form on our website calendar under the event date. www.pasadenalibrary.org/calendar or by calling the library at 713-848-5345.

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Summer Reading at the Library is more fun than a barrel of monkeys, so grab a book and join the adventure today.

Join us for our Summer Reading Events! 🌞📖
A HUGE thank you to Mr. Leo for his amazing Puppet Magic Show!🪄

Summer Reading is open to all ages and runs from Saturday, June 1st through Wednesday, July 31st.
There are fun programs, activities, and cool prizes for READING!
Register TODAY so you don’t miss a minute of Summer Reading 2024!
To register and learn more click here: https://bit.ly/PPLTX_SRP
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¡Acompáñanos para nuestros eventos de lectura de verano! 🌞 📖
¡Muchísimas gracias al Sr. Leo por su increíble espectáculo de magia con títeres! 🪄

Summer Reading está abierto a todas las edades y se realizará desde el sábado 1 de junio hasta el miércoles 31 de julio.
¡Hay programas divertidos, actividades y fantásticos premios por LEER!
¡Regístrese HOY para no perderse ni un minuto de Summer Reading 2024!
Para registrarse y obtener más información haga clic aquí: https://bit.ly/PPLTX_SRP

Mr Leo Puppet Show & Entertainment

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Have a home run of a time with Orbit, the Astros mascot at Central Library today 3pm.

Join us Today!

Attention all young Astros fans! ⚾️
Grab your pens as we invite you to write letters to Orbit, the beloved mascot of the Astros before his visit to Central Library in the afternoon. ✉️
🗓️ Monday, June 24, 2024
⏰ 10:30 AM
📍 Fairmont Library – 4330 Fairmont Pkwy

Prepare for a celebration of reading with Orbit, the mascot of Houston’s Astros! Join us for an out-of-this-world adventure as Orbit swoops in to inspire young minds, igniting a love for books. ⚾️
🗓️ Monday, June 24, 2024
⏰ 3:00 PM
📍 Central Library – 1201 Jeff Ginn

***LIMITED CAPACITY EVENT: 🎟 TICKETS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED 30 MINUTES BEFORE START TIME. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED – WE DO NOT ACCOMMODATE DAYCARE CENTERS.***
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¡Atención a todos los jóvenes fanáticos de los Astros! ⚾️
Te invitamos a escribir cartas a Orbit, la querida mascota de los Astros, antes de su visita a la Biblioteca Central por la tarde. ✉️
🗓️ Lunes, 24 de Junio de 2024
⏰ 10:30 AM
📍 Biblioteca Fairmont – 4330 Fairmont Pkwy

¡Prepárate para una celebración de la lectura con Orbit, la mascota de los Astros de Houston! Únase a nosotros en una aventura fuera de este mundo mientras Orbit se abalanza para inspirar las mentes jóvenes y despertar el amor por los libros. ⚾️
¡Los participantes también tienen la oportunidad de marcar algunas de sus actividades de lectura de verano simplemente asistiendo!👏
🗓️ Lunes, 24 de Junio de 2024
⏰ 3:00 PM
📍 Biblioteca Central – 1201 Jeff Ginn

***EVENTO DE CAPACIDAD LIMITADA: 🎟 LOS BOLETOS SE DISTRIBUIRÁN 30 MINUTOS ANTES DE LA HORA DE INICIO. PRIMERO EN LLEGAR, PRIMERO EN SER ATENIDO – NO ATENDEMOS GUARDERÍAS.***

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Don’t miss out on the Library’s Summer Reading Program with exciting prizes like Urban Air passes and Chick-fil-A gift baskets.

Here are a few of our Summer Reading Program pre-registration drawing winners for Strawberry Water Park pool passes! 🤿🌞
Congratulations to all of the winners, and thanks to our friends at City of Pasadena, TX Parks and Recreation for providing them.

It is not to late to register for Summer Reading Program – in fact we’ll have another drawing on Monday, July 1 with prizes such as Urban Air Adventure Park passes, Barnes & Noble gift cards, an Armand Bayou Pontoon Boat ride, Chick-fil-A and McDonald’s gift baskets, Cinemark and NASA Space Center passes, and Chipotle gift cards. 🎁

Visit https://www.pasadenalibrary.org/summer-reading to sign up! 👏

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Step into the world of Latin American cuisine today with a focus on tubers at Central Library 6pm.

Tomorrow’s Taste of Latin American Heritage cooking demonstration focuses on tubers. Come and learn about yams, jicama, taro and other varieties used in traditional diets and their health benefits. Featured recipe: Jicama Sticks with Chile and Lime. Register please on the online calendar at pasadenalibrary.org or call 713-477-0276. Sponsored by Friends of Pasadena Public Library and HEB!

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Step right up, grab your ticket, and prepare to be amazed by Mr. Leo’s magical puppet show on Friday morning at Fairmont Library..

Mr. Leo’s delightful puppet and magic show this week (originally scheduled for Wednesday) has been rescheduled to Friday at 11:15 a.m. Come and experience lively performances, unforgettable moments, laughter and amazement!
***LIMITED CAPACITY EVENT: TICKETS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED 30 MINUTES BEFORE START TIME. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED – WE DO NOT ACCOMMODATE DAYCARE CENTERS.***

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Calling all mini Astros enthusiasts. Get your pens ready to pen letters to Orbit before he lands at Central Library.

Attention all young Astros fans! ⚾️
Grab your pens as we invite you to write letters to Orbit, the beloved mascot of the Astros before his visit to Central Library in the afternoon. ✉️
🗓️ Monday, June 24, 2024
⏰ 10:30 AM
📍 Fairmont Library – 4330 Fairmont Pkwy

***LIMITED CAPACITY EVENT: 🎟 TICKETS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED 30 MINUTES BEFORE START TIME. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED – WE DO NOT ACCOMMODATE DAYCARE CENTERS.***

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Due to Mother Nature’s interference, the Library’s Summer Reading events have been rescheduled.

**RESCHEDULED EVENTS**
Due to the weather we have rescheduled our Summer Reading Events that were planned for today. Please view new dates and times. 🙂

Puppet Show by Mr. Leo
🗓️Friday June 21
⏰ 11:15 AM
📍 Fairmont Library – 4330 Fairmont Pkwy

Puppet Pizzaz Extravaganza with Mr. Greg
🗓️ Wednesday, July 3, 2024
⏰ 10:30 AM
📍 Central Library – 1201 Jeff Ginn

***LIMITED CAPACITY EVENT: TICKETS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED 30 MINUTES BEFORE START TIME. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED – WE DO NOT ACCOMMODATE DAYCARE CENTERS.***

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Step into a world of creativity and laughter with Mr. Greg and Puppet Pizzazz July 3rd at Central Library.

Join the fun with Mr. Greg and Puppet Pizzazz as he brings a world of imagination to life! Learn the secrets of making puppets using found objects and recyclable materials. PLEASE NOTE A NEW DAY AND TIME FOR THIS EVENT: Wednesday, July 3 at 10:30 a.m. (previously scheduled for Wednesday, June 19).
+++Limited capacity event: Tickets will be distributed 30 minutes before start time. First come, first served — we do not accommodate daycare centers.+++
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The Library has been diving into the Summer Reading Program for two weeks now and have already devoured 100,000 pages. Keep reading and logging those books for a chance to win prizes.

We’re two weeks into Summer Reading Program and closing in on 100,000 pages read already! In addition, we’ve read more than 4,200 books and 117,000 minutes and completed more than 5,200 activities in Beanstack. Don’t forget to log your reading! We’ve got lots of great prizes for the drawing taking place on August 2. And you can still win a prize just for signing up at https://ppltx.beanstack.org/reader365

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