Unless noted, all programs are for teens only (grades 7-12).
It’s the 1920s and the vengeful
librarian has struck again, this time, right in the midst of the annual library
dinner party. It’ll be up to you to solve the crime. Prowl the stacks, hunt for
clues, unveil the legend… and you just might apprehend the culprit before he or
she strikes again. Costumes welcome. Teens only.
Call (626) 744-4246 or email Jane Gov at email@example.com to register.
Note to parents: At 6pm, the library doors will be locked. Teens can be dropped off between 5:30-6, and picked up at the parking lot entrance at 8pm. When registering, please provide an emergency phone number.
Friday, October 23, 5:30-8pm, Central Library/Teen Central
Writing a novel or just experimenting? Get some practice and expert advice from YA authors. To sign up, call (626) 744-4246 or email Jane Gov at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us for a book discussion for teens and adults. Having trouble getting a book? Call (626) 744-4246 or email Jane Gov at jgov@cityofpasadena to request a copy.
Interested in studying medicine? Attend this free
workshop to learn about medical school application processes, GPA,
extracurricular act ivies, as well as the daily life of a medical student. The
speaker is a medical student from USC Keck School of Medicine. For teens and
adults. *Workshop is sponsored by MedtorCares
Prepare for the official SAT® by taking a practice test
proctored and scored by C2 Education. Pick up your test scores the following
week directly from C2 Education. There you will have an individual meeting and
receive tips on how to raise your scores and areas of the exam where you need
to concentrate. Registration required. To sign up, call (626) 744-7262.
Saturday, September 12 • 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. • Hastings
Discover what admissions committees look for in
a candidate. Pick up tips on selecting your essay topic through self-reflection
and brainstorming exercises. Learn how to structure your thoughts in an
interesting and well-organized way and how to revise your essay to create
sophistication and depth. Presented by C2 Education. To sign up, call (626)
744-4246 or email Jane Gov at email@example.com.
Tuesday, September 22 • 6:30 p.m. • Central Library/Children’s Story Room
Never written a software program before? Learning your 5th programing language? Get support at our bring-your-own-laptop event.
Wednesdays • 7 – 8:30 p.m. • Central Library/Sunroom
Learn what makes a great captured moment. Bring your own device (iPad, iPhone, Touch, Samsung S4, etc.) or use one of ours to create some awesome digital photography. Led by photographer Katie Ferguson. To sign up, call (626) 744-4246 or email Jane Gov at firstname.lastname@example.org... or just show up with your device!
Saturday, September 5 • 2 p.m. • Central Library/Studio on 4th
Learn to create and
design simple computer and video game programs with digital artist Ean Moore.
Bring your own laptop or reserve one of ours. To sign up, call (626) 744-4246 or email Jane Gov at email@example.com.
Mondays, September 14, 21 & 28 • 4:30 – 6 p.m. • Central Library/Studio on 4th
Discover something new about yourself or the world around you! It could be games, crafts or something you’ve never seen before! A fun adventure awaits –don’t miss it!
Thursday, September 17 • 3 p.m. • Allendale
Create a mixed medium piece of jewelry from an eclectic group of beads and components. Bring vintage, old or broken pieces of jewelry from home to incorporate into your unique creation, if you like. All other supplies will be provided. Presented by artist Janell Mithani. For Teens and Adults.
Saturday, September 19 • 2 p.m. • Hill Avenue
Do you like super cute things and want to learn to make your own? Join us and learn how! Presented by artist Liane Shih. For Tweens &
Saturday, September 19 • 3 p.m. • Linda Vista
Drop in to make zines. Zines are small independent publications that could be about anything—poetry, art, lists, essays, cartoons, comments, fanfiction, collages, pictures, stories… you name it! You create it!
Wednesdays, October 7, 14, 21, 28 • 4-6 p.m. • Central Library/Teen Central
at Central Library: Enjoy this month's special edition of the Anime Club, with Japanese snacks and the newest manga in the library’s collection.
at Santa Catalina Branch: Teens, go crazy over the latest anime! Join us for a special screening.
Settle it at the Library! Super Smash Brothers for WiiU has arrived and the battles are heating up! Every Monday you can challenge your friends, make new rivals and learn new tricks! Pick up a GameCube remote and prepare to send foes flying! For ages 13 +.
Mondays (except September 7) • 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. • Hastings
Writing a novel or just experimenting? Get some practice and expert advice from YA authors. We’ll start with writing exercises and then spend a little time one-on-one. Bring your work (10 page double-spaced maximum), ask your questions, and stay for a short panel discussion and a book signing. To sign up, call (626) 744-4246 or email Jane Gov at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A complete listing of events and programs for audiences of all ages is available on our main Library site.
If you are look for Kids events, please see our listing on the Kids page!
We also offer calendars of events by branch: