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Teen Events Calendar

Tue 24

Hastings Ranch Bridge Club

September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue 24

Pasadena Civil War Round Table

September 24 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Thu 26

DIY Banned Books Totes

September 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fri 27

Chess Club

September 27 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sat 28

Innovation Lab Orientation

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sun 29

Meet YA Authors James Brandon and Bill Konigsberg

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon 30

Innovation Lab Orientation

September 30 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Oct 01

iBook Club of Pasadena

October 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Oct 01

Switch Hour at Santa Catalina

October 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Oct 02


October 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Teens' Blog

  • Teen Advisory Board — September 2019

    Pasadena Public Library – Teen Advisory Board, 9/14/19 Present: Aminda, Emilie, Genevieve, Julia, Sophie, Taleen, with special guests Lek, Scott, Sarah, and Kevin Focus of September meeting: murder mystery, bullying prevention month Assignment: murder mystery assignments Handouts: murder mystery shopping list, TAB flyer, art display flyer, updated murder mystery flyer

  • New Books – September 2019 edition

    Ziggy, Stardust and Me James Brandon · G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers Pages: 368 Format: Hardcover In this tender-hearted debut, set against the tumultuous backdrop of life in 1973, when homosexuality is still considered a mental illness, two boys defy all the odds and fall in love.The year

  • Again, but Better — Teen Review

    Review by Jasmine Sov, 13 Again, but Better By Christine Riccio Christine Riccio’s delightful debut, Again, but Better, introduces readers to the wonderful world of college– a world where Shane Primaveri has been totally killing it with her amazing grades, pre-med track, and happy parents. Right? Wrong. In fact, what

  • “Hermione’s Hogwarts Letter” by Samantha Savage

    Fractured Films Writing Contest 1st place “Hermione’s Hogwarts Letter” by Samantha Savage Age 14 Film inspiration: Harry Potter Around midnight on the night of the ninth of September 1990, Hermione Granger awoke to a crash and the hooting of an owl just outside her front door. She sat up startled as

  • “Ursula’s Backstory” by Siluni Abeywickrama

    Fractured Films Writing Contest 2nd place “Ursula’s Backstory” by Siluni Abeywickrama Age 14 Film inspiration: The Little Mermaid Ursula was beautiful. Her tail sparkling white, and her long wavy hair the deepest black. She was known not only for her beauty, but for her kindness. Every merman in Atlantica wanted to