November 2022

Who is ready to take the 2022 Ichigo-Con trophy home this Saturday?


Ichigo-Con celebrates anything geeky, nerdy, trivial or arcane: Comics, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Trek, Dr. Who, anime, pop culture and more.


Costume fans, this is your chance to shine! Come dressed as your favorite character from books, movies, TV or comics and enter our costume contest for a chance to take home the 2022 Ichigo-Con trophy. Costumes must be appropriate for a family setting.


Join us for History of Manga presented by the Japanese Consulate, Light Saber Training and Wookie Roar contest by Stars Wars Enthusiasts of Houston, LARP by Dagorath, crafts, giveaways, prizes, vendors, and much more!


Thank you to our event Sponsors: Friends of the Pasadena Public Library & Lone Star Heroes: Comics & Toys


Central Library (1201 Jeff Ginn) | Saturday, November 5, 2022 | 10:00AM - 1:00PM

PROGRAMS & CLASSES

For a complete list of events, please visit www.pasadenalibrary.org or follow us on Facebook and Instagram!

NOVEMBER HIGHLIGHTS

If you’ve returned a book late at Pasadena Public Library before, and haven't yet paid your fine, all is forgiven, we have closed the books on overdue fines! As of October 1, 2022 all pre-existing fines, except for lost items, have been removed from your account! Moving forward, you will still be responsible for lost & damaged items.


Check out this short message from our Library Director, Martin Shupla! (Facebook Link)

Friends of the Library Media Sale


If you listen to audiobooks or watch DVDs, don't miss your chance to come in and pick up gently used audiobooks and DVDs a the Central or Fairmont Library.


This November, all media is three for $1.00! 

Social Media Marketing with SBDC


Join San Jacinto College SBDC and a guest entrepreneur for a success story interview with a small business owner and learn the simple and effective social media marketing you can apply today. During this interactive workshop you will:


  • Learn how a successful small business used their website, Local SEO, and review software to improve their digital presence
  • Discover tips for using Facebook for Social Media Marketing and bring in customers
  • Social Media Marketing Q&A


Please register by calling 281-485-5214, emailing Tabitha Godinez at Tabitha.Godinez@sjcd.edu or by visiting SBDC.uh.edu.



DATE: Tuesday, November 1, 2022

TIME: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

LOCATION: Fairmont Library (4330 Fairmont Pkwy)

College Fair with GRADcafé 


Open to all high school students & parents searching & planning early for college. If you're a senior Class of 2023, this could be the place that will help you decide!


More than 20 colleges are invited and all students (of any age) and parents are as well! Learn about the various programs that colleges have to offer new and returning students and ask the questions that you have about them!


DATE: Thursday, November 10, 2022

TIME: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

LOCATION: Central Library (1201 Jeff Ginn)


Sam B. Liu & Asian Americans in the U.S. Military


Sam B. Liu came to the United States from China as a child, attended medical school to become a surgeon and joined the Army in World War II. Learn about Dr. Liu's experiences during the war in North Africa, Italy and the Philippines as well as the stories of other Asian Americans who served.


Included in the presentation are his original uniform, photos, and documents from his experience in World War II. Presented by San Jacinto College history professors Luis Reyes and Paul McRee.


Please register at pasadenalibrary.org/calendar or by calling 713-475-4984.


DATE: Saturday, November 12, 2022

TIME: 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

LOCATION: Fairmont Library (4330 Fairmont Pkwy)

Pasadena Film Society - "Die Hard"  


Watch the movie "Die Hard" (Rated R) starring Bruce Willis with the Pasadena Film Society at the Fairmont Library and then discuss the age-old question: is it a Christmas film or not?


And what makes it a good (or not good) action movie? Visit Saturday, November 12, 2022 at 2:00 PM to enjoy the movie, refreshments and discussion.


DATE: Saturday, November 12, 2022

TIME: 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM

LOCATION: Fairmont Library (4330 Fairmont Pkwy)



Financing Your Business with SBDC


Applying for a loan is a big decision, it can feel daunting and overwhelming. Rest assured; you are not alone! Join Herb Hildebrand and Wendy Ghormley to be prepared for the loan process by learning about the necessary documentation needed for any business loan.


Together we will cover:


  • Borrower Information Form
  • Personal and Business Background and Financial Statements
  • Business License and/or Certificate
  • Your Loan Application History
  • Income Tax Returns
  • And more!


Please register by calling 281-485-5214, emailing Tabitha Godinez at Tabitha.Godinez@sjcd.edu or by visiting SBDC.uh.edu.


DATE: Tuesday, November 15, 2022

TIME: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

LOCATION: Fairmont Library (4330 Fairmont Pkwy)

CinePark at the Library - "Knives Out"


CinePark at the Library in the NORTH parking lot featuring "Knives Out" PG-13!


(In front of the library, facing City Hall/parking garage)

 

FREE ENTRY • FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED 

PARKING WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM 6:15 PM TO 6:50 PM.

DOOR PRIZES AND GIVEAWAYS

 

(Screen provided by City of Pasadena Parks and Rec)


For more information, please contact Lynnea Fink at 713.475.4856.


DATE: Friday, November 18, 2022

TIME: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

LOCATION: Central Library (1201 Jeff Ginn)

HOLIDAY CLOSURES

The Pasadena Public Library will be CLOSED on Friday, November 11, 2022 in observance of VETERANS DAY!


Library locations will re-open on Saturday, November 12 at 10:00AM.

The Pasadena Public Library will be CLOSED Thursday, November 24 through Saturday, November 26 in observance of THANKSGIVING!


Library locations will re-open on Monday, November 28 at 10:00AM.

READ ANYWHERE, ANYTIME!

DIGITAL MAGAZINES
Access over 3000 magazines from the Libby app on your mobile device, as well as in your web browser with Overdrive. No wait lists, holds, or checkout limits.

Simply download the app or view in your browser, log in with your library card, and start reading!
Axis 360 is a free reading app you can download to your laptop, tablet, phone, Kindle, or most other smart devices.

Simply download the app, enter your Pasadena Public Library card number and start browsing!

CRAFTSY

Craftsy is an online resource for all creative makers from basic instruction to advanced techniques for over 1,300 courses in fabric and yarn crafts, baking, drawing, photography and much more.


Available through the Libby app. Simply download the free app, add our library, and look for “Extras” to get started.

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CENTRAL LIBRARY
713.477.0276
1201 Jeff Ginn Memorial Dr.
Pasadena, TX 77506

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281.998.1095
4330 Fairmont Pkwy.
Pasadena, TX 77504