You’re invited to Central Library’s sensory Earth Day celebration -learn earth-friendly gardening with Harris County Master Gardener Teresa See.

Celebrate Earth Day next Saturday by learning how to plant an earth-kind landscape that also stimulates the senses. Harris County Master Gardener Teresa See will help you learn about the seven principles of Earth-Kind Landscaping and combine easy gardening practices to make working in your yard a pleasant experience. Register please.

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Get your taxes done stress-free at AARP Tax-Aide before tomorrow April 12th. Walk in and chill out while the experts handle it.

The last day for AARP Tax-Aide is Friday, April 12, 2024. You can walk in or drop off your 2023 tax โ€ผ๏ธLast Day for AARP Tax-Aide is Friday, April 12, 2024โ€ผ๏ธ

Walk in or drop off your 2023 Tax documents on a first-come, first-served basis. It will be your option to stay with the counselor while they prepare your return, or get called to pick up your completed return when it is ready. Chairs will be available if you want to wait.
For additional AARP Tax-Aide locations, please visit www.tx3d5.com

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Before you splurge on that dream car or home, swing by Pasadena Central Library for “Credit Scores and Reports” tomorrow April 10th.

Have you gotten your free credit report lately? Thinking about vehicle or home purchase? It’s Houston Money Week and a good time to join us at the Pasadena Central Library for “Credit Scores and Reports.” Learn what a credit score is, its importance, and how to read a credit report. Plus, learn about tools to maintain a healthy credit score and repair bad credit. Presented by Brittany Sartor, Financial Wellness Educator (Wellby Financial).

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The Libraryโ€™s Solar Eclipse party parking information.

Solar Eclipse Party Parking ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒ

Our Central Library’s Main Entrance will be divided and closed off for our Solar Eclipse Party. Our BOOK DROP MAIN ENTRANCE, PASADENA MUNICIPAL COURT AREA PARKING LOT and OUR EAST ENTRANCE (Children’s Area) will serve as our additional to the library during the event. ๐Ÿš—๐Ÿš•

FREE Solar Eclipse Glasses at 12:00 PM ๐Ÿ•ถ
While supplies last.
๐Ÿ“ Central Library – 1201 Jeff Ginn

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Party at the best the solar eclipse party in town. Grab some glasses, enjoy crafts, and make memories at the Central Library.

Join us for a SOLAR ECLIPSE PARTY!๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒ
Enjoy some themed activities and crafts.

FREE Solar Eclipse Glasses at 12:00 PM ๐Ÿ•ถ
While supplies last.

For more info click the link below:
https://fb.me/e/1TrU7nqTn

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Monday, April 8, 2024
โฐ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
๐Ÿ“ Central Library – 1201 Jeff Ginn
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Bookshelf Showdown Round 4 is here. Will “The Hobbit” by John Tolkien or “Flowers in the Attic” by V. C. Andrews win the ultimate title?

Bookshelf Showdown ROUND 4!๐Ÿ“•vs๐Ÿ“—
Vote for your favorite book!
๐Ÿ“™Round Four: April 1 – April 8
๐Ÿ†WINNER will be announced on April 8.

The books that moved onto the next round are as follows:
“The Hobbit” by John Tolkien
“Flowers in the Attic” by V. C. Andrews

16 books came to play, 1 will leave a winner. ๐Ÿ“š
Books are available to check out!
You can vote in the comments, or stop by and say hi. ๐Ÿ‘‹
๐Ÿ“ Central Library – 1201 Jeff Ginn

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Unwind at Fairmont Library with free self-care classes this April – from essential oils to meditation.

Join us for FREE self-care classes this April at our Fairmont Branch Library. Taking care of yourself one step at a time. ๐Ÿง˜โ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿง˜
Learn how to work with essential oils, intro to meditation, create your own mud mask, and reflexology. ๐Ÿ–ผ

Visit our online calendar to register. https://bit.ly/PPLTX_Calendar
๐Ÿ“ Fairmont Library – 4330 Fairmont Pkwy

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Join the Library’s for an array of exciting programs this month.

Hello, April! Itโ€™s blooming time. ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒป
Join us for some exiting programs this month!

Visit our online calendar for more information. https://bit.ly/PPLTX_Calendar
๐Ÿ“ Central Library – 1201 Jeff Ginn
๐Ÿ“ Fairmont Library – 4330 Fairmont Pkwy

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The Library celebrated women’s history with an Equali-Tea Party.

Ending Womenโ€™s History Month on a sweet note. ๐Ÿซ–๐Ÿ’
Womenโ€™s Equali-Tea Party was a success, Mrs. Crystal did an amazing job putting this event together and a wonderful slideshow of womenโ€™s history.

Thank You to Savannah Cafe and Bakery, Enchanted Florist and HEB for sponsoring this event!

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Free diabetes prevention classes in English and Spanish at Central Library starting April 9th.

It’s National American Diabetes Association Alert Day.

Did you know?
We will be having FREE Diabetes prevention classes in our Central Library in English and Spanish.

Visit our website to register.
www.pasadenalibrary.org/calendar
For more information or to join the classes, call the library at 713-477-0276 or Christina Garcia with Harris County Public Health at 713-274-7169.

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Spend your Tuesdays at the Central Library this April with Family Place Workshop for toddlers, parents, and caregivers.

Join us this April at our Central Library every Tuesday for our Family Place Workshop! ๐Ÿงธ๐Ÿ“–

Be your childโ€™s first teacher! Join us for a 5 week program for toddlers, their parents and/or caregivers. Learn about early intervention, teaching strategies for healthy child development, and encouraging early literacy.
No Registration Required

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Every Tuesday in April
โฐ 10:30 AM
๐Ÿ“ Central Library – 1201 Jeff Ginn



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The Library’s Bookshelf Showdown Round 3 is heating up. Vote for the ultimate book champion.

Bookshelf Showdown ROUND 3!๐Ÿ“•vs๐Ÿ“—

Vote for your favorite book!
๐Ÿ“˜Round Three: March 25 – April 1
๐Ÿ“™Round Four: April 1 – April 8
๐Ÿ†WINNER will be announced on April 8.

The books that moved onto the next round are as follows:
“We Have Always Lived in the Castle” by Shirley Jackson
“The Hobbit” by John Tolkien
“Flowers in the Attic” by V. C. Andrews
“Ramon and Julieta” by Alana Albertson

16 books came to play, 1 will leave a winner. ๐Ÿ“š
Books are available to check out!
You can vote in the comments, or stop by and say hi. ๐Ÿ‘‹
๐Ÿ“ Central Library – 1201 Jeff Ginn

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Come together under the sun and moon with Parks & Recreation at the Central Library for an eclipse party.

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Monday, April 8, 2024
โฐ 12:00 PM
๐Ÿ“ Central Library – 1201 Jeff Ginn
๐ŸŒ–๐ŸŒ—๐ŸŒ˜๐ŸŒ‘๐ŸŒ’๐ŸŒ“๐ŸŒ”Join us, and the Pasadena Public Library, TX, at our Eclipse Viewing Party! A limited number of free eclipse glasses will be available! This is going to be a once-in-a-lifetime event, we hope to see you there!โ˜€๏ธ๐ŸŒ™๐ŸŒŽ

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Many talented artists at the Libraryโ€™s Chalk Carnival 2024 and the winner for the Social Media Favorite is.

๐Ÿฅณ Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2024 Chalk Carnival! We had some amazing artwork and artists.
Congratulations to our Social Media Favorite Winner #20 Texas Bluebonnets done by Brittany Dowell. ๐Ÿ†
She will be receiving a $75 Gift Card to Amazon! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
We’d like give a special “Thank You” to our sponsors for their continued support!
Thank you to everyone who made a vote!

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Itโ€™s the Libraryโ€™s Bookshelf Showdown. Vote for your favorite book and watch as 16 contenders battle it out to be the ultimate champion.

Pasadena Public Library is presenting our very own Bookshelf Showdown! ๐Ÿ“•vs๐Ÿ“—

Vote for your favorite book!
๐Ÿ“•Round One: March 12 – March 18
๐Ÿ“—Round Two: March 18 – March 25
๐Ÿ“˜Round Three: March 25 – April 1
๐Ÿ“™ Round Four: April 1 – April 8
๐Ÿ†WINNER will be announced on April 8.

Books not in the picture:
“Imaginary Friend” by Stephen Chbosky
“We Have Always Lived In the Castle” by Shirley Jackson
“Leviathan Wakes” by James S. A. Corey
“The Hobbit” by John Tolkien
“Reminders of Him” by Colleen Hoover
“Verity” by Colleen Hoover

16 books came to play, 1 will leave a winner. ๐Ÿ“š
Books are available to check out!
You can vote in the comments, or stop by and say hi. ๐Ÿ‘‹

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All the chalk artwork from the Libraryโ€™s recent festival. Vote for a winner.

Please help us pick a WINNER for the Social Media Favorite Award. ๐Ÿ†

Our artists worked hard to create these amazing artworks for you to enjoy. ๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธ

The winner will be announced on Monday, March 18, 2024.
They will be recieving a $75 Gift Card to Amazon! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
Sponsored by Friends of the Library. ๐Ÿ“–

Like and Comment with the number associated with the artwork (located on the bottom right of the picture)
Itโ€™s that simple. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Thank you for helping us!
There are 15 artist competing.
One vote per person.

City of Pasadena, Texas – Government
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The Chalk Carnival was a blast thanks to an amazing community and sponsors of it. Photo dump inside..

The Pasadena Public Library would like to thank the community, artists, sponsors, vendors, our hard-working staff and volunteers, the City of Pasadena, Texas – Government, and the Friends of the Pasadena Library for the tremendous support in our 2024 Chalk Carnival. ๐Ÿฅณ

A huge thank you to our main Chalk Carnival Sponsors, we appreciate you! ๐Ÿคฉ
H-E-B
Friends of the Pasadena Public Library
El Bolillo Bakery
City of Pasadena, TX Parks & Recreation
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As the confetti flew, Tony Perez’s Whimsical Frog ribbeted its way to victory, croaking with joy in winning top favorite in the Library’s 2024 Chalk Carnival Awards.

2024 Chalk Carnival Awards ๐Ÿ†

Congratulations to Tony Perez (Whimsical Frog) for winning top favorite. ๐Ÿ…

Congratulations to Samantha Hempel (Alligator) for winning Director’s Pick! ๐ŸŽ–

Big thanks to our sponsors!
H-E-B
Friends of the Pasadena Public Library
El Bolillo Bakery
City of Pasadena, TX Parks & Recreation
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Premios Carnaval de Gis 2024 ๐Ÿ†

Felicitaciones a Tony Perez (Whimsical Frog) por ganar como mรกximo favorito. ๐Ÿ…

ยกFelicitaciones a Samantha Hempel (Alligator) por ganar el premio Director’s Pick! ๐ŸŽ–

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The Pasadena Library app is back.

โ€ผ๏ธPasadena Public Library App โ€ผ๏ธ

Our library mobile app is back up and running!
Manage your account, search the catalog, renew and reserve items, and much more! ๐Ÿ“ฒ๐Ÿ“š

Now available in the app stores for both Android and Apple. ๐Ÿ‘

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Be amazed at this ticketed event with puppeteer Mr. Leo, where magic and fun combine to create an unforgettable show tomorrow at Fairmont Library.

โ€ผ๏ธTICKETED EVENT โ€ผ๏ธ

Join us for this enchanting performance by seasoned puppeteer, Mr. Leo. This show is filled with fun puppets, and of course, magic. It is perfect for families with children.
Ages: Children under 11 years old

โžก๏ธTickets will be distributed when the library opens at 10:00 AM.
First come, first serve.

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Thursday, March 14, 2024
โฐ 10:30 AM
๐Ÿ“ Fairmont Library – 4330 Fairmont Pkwy

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Spring Break blast at the Library kicking off magic shows, scavenger hunts, and more.

SPRING BREAK at the Library! ๐ŸŒท๐Ÿชป๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒž

Spring Break is next week! Take a look at some of the activities we have going on. From a Leprechaun Scavenger Hunt, Magic Shows, and so much more!
We have FREE programs for all ages.
Programs are first come, first served, and while supplies last.

Visit our online calendar for more information. https://bit.ly/PPLTX_Calendar
๐Ÿ“ Central Library – 1201 Jeff Ginn
๐Ÿ“ Fairmont Library – 4330 Fairmont

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Let your imagination soar with Boundless Kids & Teen Bundle – a galaxy of eBooks, activities, and more.

Boundless brings the latest and greatest Kids & Teen Bundle. ๐Ÿš€
This includes a collection of always-ready-for-checkout eBooks and eAudiobooks. Another platform feature includes resources on coloring sheets, activities, discussion guides, steam-based videos, and so much more!

Click the link to start exploring!
https://bit.ly/PPLTX-Boundless

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Throwback from the Libraryโ€™s 2023 Chalk Carnival thatโ€™s set and ready to go this year March 9th.

Join us on Saturday, March 9 for our annual Chalk Carnival. Kick off your SPRING BREAK at the library. ๐ŸŽช๐Ÿ“–
Don’t miss this exciting event filled with art, vendors, food trucks, games, and much more!
All Ages Welcome

๐Ÿ“ Central Library: 1201 Jeff Ginn
๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Saturday, March 9, 2024
โฐ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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College students stay connected with colleges, check updates, and receive acceptance notifications at the Libraryโ€™s Gradcafe.

Hey soon-to-be college students! You submitted your applications, now what? Don’t forget to create your student portals!
This is your key to staying connected with colleges you applied to, checking application updates, and (fingers crossed!) receiving acceptance notifications.
Don’t miss out on important information โ€“ create your portal today!
Need help with this important step? Visit us at www.gradcafe.org for more information on our three locations across the Greater Houston area!

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The Chalk Carnival is the perfect way to kick off Spring Break – art, vendors, food trucks, games, and more.

โ€ผ๏ธStart your SPRING BREAK with us at our annual Chalk Carnival! ๐ŸŽชโ€ผ๏ธ

What is a Chalk Carnival? ๐Ÿค”
A Chalk Carnival is an event where chalk artists gather to draw with chalk medium on the front parking lot of our Central Library, while others admire the art and enjoy games! ๐ŸŽจ
Don’t miss this exciting event filled with art, vendors, food trucks, games, and much more!
All Ages Welcome

๐Ÿ“ Central Library: 1201 Jeff Ginn
๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Saturday, March 9, 2024
โฐ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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The Teen Job Fair is a no-go this Saturday, but don’t worry. Summer jobs are still available through Parks & Recreation.

!!TEEN JOB FAIR CANCELLED!!

The teen job fair for this Saturday has been canceled and we will reschedule for a later date.
Check out City of Pasadena, TX Parks & Recreation for summer jobs!
Click on the links below!
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=782580997232840&set=a.301224312035180

https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=794819022682332&set=a.238335938330646

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Get ready to create some incredible artwork at the Pasadena Public Library’s Chalk Carnival in March. Artists, sign up now.

Last call for artists! Sign-up deadline is Saturday, February 24, 2024.๐ŸŽจ

The Pasadena Public Library is hosting its Chalk Carnival this March and we need artists!
If you are interested in being an artist or helping out with this event please contact Ms. Lily at [email protected] or call 713.475.4985.
Contact ASAP to guarantee a spot! Sign-up deadline is Saturday, February 24, 2024.
Stay tuned for more details!

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