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Monrovia Removes Abandoned Property from the Library
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Monrovia Removes Abandoned Property from the Library

During the past several weeks, staff has been monitoring closely a growing amount of personal property being stored on the west side of the Monrovia Public Library, located near the intersection of Primrose Ave. and Palm Ave. In addition, Monrovia’s Homeless Outreach Team has been making weekly contact with the individuals who have congregated in…

Monrovia Public Library Awarded $55K Literacy Grant
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Monrovia Public Library Awarded $55K Literacy Grant

For years Monrovia Public Library has offered programs assisting individuals with their literacy issues. The Library has just been awarded a $55,000 grant from the California Literacy Services Program. This money will be used to further implement the strategies and programs to help low-literate adults in the community. City Manager Oliver Chi announced the receipt of the…

Capital Improvement Plans for Monrovia Library Under Discussion
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Capital Improvement Plans for Monrovia Library Under Discussion

At a recent City Council Study Session, the group looked at several potentially significant capital improvement plans for the Monrovia Public Library and the park in which it sits. These plans were the cumulative result of the new Library Strategic Plan and the recent Homeless Response Plan. According to the city staff report, the driving force…

Aug. 3 – Aug. 9
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Aug. 3 – Aug. 9

EDITOR’S PICK CatCon 2018 at the Pasadena Convention Center, Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (300 E. Greent St., Pasadena, CA 91101). CatCon is where pop culture and cat culture converge, showcasing some of the world’s top cat-centric merchandise, conversations with those at the epicenter of the cat world, the adoption lounge, workshops,…

July 27 – Aug. 2
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July 27 – Aug. 2

EDITOR’S PICK California Dreamin’ at The Langham Huntington, July 29 from 5 – 9 p.m. (1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106). Get into the season’s spirit with an evening of your favorite grilled summer dishes, seafood, sides and sweets, plus wine and local craft beer, featuring a live band and lawn games. Tickets…

July 20 – July 26
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July 20 – July 26

EDITOR’S PICK Americana Festival at Arcadia Performing Arts Center, July 21 from 5 – 9 p.m. (188 Campus Dr., Arcadia, CA 91007). There will be barbecue, raffles, bubbles, bingo, games and prizes, crafts, and a concert featuring Knott’s Berry Farm’s famous Krazy Kirk and The Hillbillies who play favorite songs from the Beatles, Elvis Presley,…

July 13 – July 19
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July 13 – July 19

EDITOR’S PICK Sri Lanka Day at Pasadena City Hall, July 14 from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. (100 Garfield Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101). The 12th Annual Sri Lanka Day celebrates the sights, sounds, and flavors of the island with dance troupes, a fashion show, musical acts, an exotic food festival, a “Pageant of Lanka” parade…

July 6 – July 12
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July 6 – July 12

EDITOR’S PICK Summer Concert at Library Park, July 8 from 7-8:30 p.m. (321 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Enjoy an evening of Motown jams courtesy of The Tom Nolan Band. This event is free. For more information, contact the Public Services Department at (626) 256-8246. –MONROVIA Your weekly events July 6 Flavor of Thai…

Altadena Library Programs Reflect Multi-Ethnic Community
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Altadena Library Programs Reflect Multi-Ethnic Community

  By May S. Ruiz On the second Saturday of every month (at least from October through June), the Altadena Library turns into a hopping and noisy place – descriptions few people would associate with the word library. And that’s by design. A brainchild of Mindy Kittay, Director of the Altadena Library District, Second Saturday…

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