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  • Celebrating 130 Years of Reading

     Come to the Fair! and join in the festivities as Pasadena Public Library Celebrates 130 Years of Reading on Saturday, November 15 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. at Central Library. 

    "The Fair is our thank you celebration to the Pasadena community for their tremendous support of the library and our 130th birthday,” said Library Director Jan Sanders. “The event concludes our year-long celebration marking Pasadena’s dedication to reading and the library. It will be a big wind-up celebration which has something for every family member - storytelling, music, balloon sculptures, a cake walk, games for children, and lots more. And since it’s a party, of course there are refreshments! Come by and get a hot dog, some popcorn, and lemonade - all free - then enjoy the festivities. It’s our way of saying thanks for your support over the last century-plus."

     Featured performers include; Musician Ross Altman, Storyteller Jim Coogan, Jumping Flea Circus Ukulele Band and Theatre Americana.

     

    Pasadena Public Library kicked off our year-long celebration with music, song, historical exhibits, slide shows and a special CAKE to commemorate 130 years of Reading in Pasadena on Saturday, January 18, 3 p.m. at Central Library’s Donald R. Wright Auditorium, 285 E. Walnut Street.

    Library Director Jan Sanders invited the community to “Join us as we begin this multi-month celebration to mark Pasadena’s dedication to reading and the library which supports it.”

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    Kickoff Celebration