Storytimes Registration for all storytimes begins Monday, April 14 @ 10:00 a.m.
Toddler Storytime is a great way to introduce your 2 year old to a group experience. Activities include stories, singing songs and fingerplays. Mondays @ 10:00 a.m. & 11:15 a.m. April 21st - May 26th
Preschool Storytimes are for the 3-5 year old child. The aim of story time is to introduce children to the library and to the magic of books and reading, as well as to develop social skills needed for school. Thursdays @ 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. April 24th - May 29th
All students K-3 are invited to attend “Afternoon Adventure”. This story time will be held on Wednesdays from 3:30-4:15. It is designed to provide young students the opportunity to hear great stories, make creative crafts and have lots of fun!! All children ages 5-8, who can work independently, are encouraged to participate. April 22nd - May 28
Barks & Books
Elementary school children are invited to the Crowell Public Library to practice their reading skills by reading a book to a gentle dog. This special program is made possible by volunteers of the Pasadena Humane Society. Please call the children’s department for specific time and dates.
Mad Science of Los Angeles
Come and learn everything you need to know about – Air Pressure! Witness as volunteers try to pull apart a Magdeburg sphere, try to tame flying toilet paper and blow out a Birthday candle that has a surprise of its own. Volunteers will also launch indoor hot air balloons, and ride the “Mad Science Hovercraft”. The audience will then be amazed as a giant vortex generator blows puffs of fog rings over them, followed by an exciting “Dinosaur Sneeze” special effect that nobody will want to miss. Wednesday, April 23rd @ 7:00 p.m.
Afternoon Movie Screenings Come and enjoy and afternoon screening of movies based on popular books. Thursday, Apr 10th @ 2:00 p.m. - Ratatouille Thursday, May 8 @ 3:30 p.m. - Meet the Robinsons
Fancy Nancy Storytime & Craft @ your library
No one knows fancy like Nancy! Come to this storytime and we will read Fancy Nancy books, have a fancy snack and make fancy purses Nancy style! And remember to come in your fanciest clothes. Tiaras welcome! The program will be held on Tuesday, April 8th, 2008 at 2:00pm in the Barth Community Room The program is for ages 4-7.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
Drop by the public library on Monday, May 5th anytime between 3:00 - 4:30 p..m. to make your very own Cinco de Mayo inspired craft.
Children’s Book Week Children of all ages are invited to the public library every day to experience the joy of reading. As a special treat , Storyteller Karen Rae Kraut will be at the library on Saturday, May 17th @ 2:00 p.m. She will share her adventures in “ I Want to Be a Dog”, a one woman variety show with stories, songs, riddles, and poems that chronicle the antics and adventures of our four legged friend.
Reading Days with UCLA
Would you like to receive tickets to a UCLA sporting event for reading books? Come to the Public Library and pick up a reading log. The reading log will be used to keep track of the 8 books you need to read to earn the tickets. Once completed, bring the log back to the library and receive a pass, good up to 4 people, for a UCLA sporting event. Events include women and men’s tennis, track & baseball. This program will run until May 18th.
The annual Summer Reading Program, “Catch a Reading Bug” - June 2008