August 2022

Summer reading was so much fun! Thank you to everyone who participated in our “Oceans of Possibilities” Summer Reading Program and for attending our events. This month our programs will be limited. Children and teen programs will take a break to plan for fall programming! Stay tuned for our exciting programs coming this fall. Wishing all students, a blessed and safe back to school month!

(SRP Grand Prize Winners will be announced the first week of August. 

Congratulations to our Summer Reading Mid-registration Winners!

Winners were randomly selected through the Pasadena Library’s Beanstack site and have been contacted for prize pickup. Everyone who registered for Summer Reading between May 1 - June 30, was entered in our giveaway! (Not all prize winners were pictured above.)


Andres S. - Blocks

Eleni A. - Pool Passes

Magnolia L. - Piano Pad


Snap Circuits/Vex Robotics: Larissa B.

Aquarium Passes (5): Sofia Z.

Chick-Fil-A Basket: Ariyan M.


Jazzalyn H. Snap Circuits

Adrian P. - Lite Brite

Valentina R. - Pool Passes

Nathan C. - Pool Passes

Aiko B. - Chick-fil-A basket


Catherine M. - Botanical Garden Passes

Lydia M. - Fam Fit & Rehab

Alejandra G. - Pool Passes

Thank you to all of our sponsors for these amazing mid-registration giveaways!

Friends of the Pasadena Public Library, City of Pasadena Parks and Rec, Fam Fit and Rehab, Habitat for Humanity, Chick-fil-A, & Houston Botanic Garden

2022 Summer Reading Highlights

We successfully put another wonderful summer behind us. This summer we had a 37.74% increase from last year – that is so awesome! Thank you all for participating!

  • 1,343 Total Registrations
  • 8,042 Badges Earned
  • 15,296 Completed Activities
  • 34,259 Books Read
  • 496,628 Minutes Read
  • 411 Reviews Written


For a complete list of events, please visit or follow us on Facebook and Instagram! *Programs are limited this month to prepare for fall programming*


Ready for a new hobby or a refresher course? Come learn new stitches, start your own projects or share your experience.

Join the Crochet Club the first Monday of the month at 1:00 to 1:45 PM whether you have experience or Knot! 

Bring a 5mm crochet hook, a package of yarn and one yarn needle. We will supply the rest!

Central Library | 1201 Jeff Ginn Memorial Dr. | 713.477.0276

Library Book Clubs

(Central & Fairmont)

First Monday Book Club

In Five Years by Rebecca Serle

Monday, August 1 at 6:00 PM

Fairmont Library: 4330 Fairmont Pkwy

Reading in Color Book Club

Everything Inside by Edwidge Danticat

Saturday, August 6, 2022 at 3:00 PM

Central Library: 1201 Jeff Ginn


Mystery Tea Time Book Club

Queen Anne's Lace by Susan Wittig Albert

Monday, August 15 at 3:00 PM

Fairmont Library: 4330 Fairmont Pkwy


Genre Challenge Book Club

The Worst Best Man by Mia Sosa

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 3:00 PM

Central Library: 1201 Jeff Ginn

Nine Ways To Reduce Your Cancer Risk

Up to 50 percent of cancer cases in the United States could be prevented by making healthy lifestyle choices.

Learn more about how healthy choices and regular screening exams can protect you against cancer. Presented by Sylvia Brown, nurse navigator at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

To register please call 281-998-1095 or visit the library calendar.

Friday, August 12 at 10:30 AM

Fairmont Library: 281.998.1095

4330 Fairmont Pkwy

CinePark at the Library

"School of Rock"

Join us Friday, August 19, 2022 at 8:30 PM at the Central Library to watch the movie "School of Rock" rated PG-13 outdoors in the library north parking lot.



FROM 7:15 PM TO 7:50 PM.

Door Prizes & Giveaways

For more information, please contact Lynnea Fink at 713.475.4856.

Adult Craft Central:

Wood Trivet

Make a pretty trivet to hold your hot dishes. We'll be using clothespins to create unique pattern designs!

Space is limited for Adult programs and are first-come, first-served while supplies last. 

Central Library: 1201 Jeff Ginn

Thursday, August 4, 2022

6:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Adult Craft Fairmont: Fabric Tea Cup Bookmarks

Join us as we create cute and useful bookmarks to save your place with style!

Space is limited for Adult programs and are first-come, first-served while supplies last. 

Fairmont Library: 4330 Fairmont Pkwy

Monday, August 8, 2022

6:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Adult Craft Central: Pistachio Flower Art

Upcycle the shells from one of your favorite snacks to create a beautiful arrangement of Flowers on a canvas.

Please note: Space is limited for Adult programs and are first-come, first-served while supplies last. 

Central Library: 1201 Jeff Ginn

Thursday, August 25, 2022

6:00 PM to 6:30 PM

GRADcafé by ProjectGRAD

Need help with a resume, or work, college or financial aid application? GRADcafé will be at Central Library for in-person advising Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10:00AM to 6:00PM and Thursdays 10:00AM to 7:00PM.

"Whether you want to attend college to get a degree or work on a certificate in a professional trade, we are here to guide you through every step. You’re never too young or old to get started. Services are available in English or Spanish."


The Pasadena Public Library and the City of Pasadena, in partnership with Harris County Public Library, will provide free T-Mobile 5G WiFi Hotspots for long-term check out thanks to a grant that HCPL received from the Emergency Connectivity Fund, part of the American Rescue Plan Act.

Visit for more information about HCPL Connected.


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Simply download the app or view in your browser, log in with your library card, and start reading!
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Simply download the app, enter your Pasadena Public Library card number and start browsing!
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Pasadena, TX 77506

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Pasadena, TX 77504