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Teen Zine

The Teen Zine is a bi-annual publication that features writing, photos, book lists, artwork, interviews, and articles by or about teens at the library. This mini magazine is designed, edited, and assembled by a team of teen volunteers. It is shared with schools, administrators, public officials, youth advocates, and read by people from all over the community—even people on another continent!

Pick up a copy at the library or view it here online. See if you or someone you know is featured!

To see more about how we make the Teen Zine click HERE for a poster on the Teen Zine process. For a chance to be featured in the Teen Zine, participate in our annual writing and art contests and attend teen programs.

Click on the Teen Zine cover to view the latest issue of the Teen Zine:

Teen Zine Issue 8 (Cover image) Made by Teens for Teens Spring 2019; Issue 8


Teen Zine Archive

Issue 8 - Spring 2019
Issue 7 - Fall 2018
Issue 6 - Fall 2017
Issue 5 - Winter 2017
Issue 4 - Summer 2016
Issue 3 - Fall 2015
Issue 2 - Spring 2015
Issue 1 - Fall 2014

Teens' Blog

  • Let’s Call it a Doomsday — Teen Review

    Review by Jasmine Sov, 13 Let’s Call it a Doomsday By Katie Henry Let’s Call It a Doomsday is about a girl named Ellis Kimball, who, because of her overwhelming anxiety, is prepared for every possible way that the world could end. Maybe even over-prepared. When she meets Hannah Marks, a

  • New Books — January 2020 edition

    New YA Books Woven in Moonlight Isabel Iba�ez · Page Street Kids Pages: 384 Format: Hardcover A lush tapestry of magic, romance, and revoluci�n, drawing inspiration from Bolivian politics and history.”A vibrant feast of a book.” – Margaret Rogerson, NYT bestselling author of An Enchantment of Ravens”Wholly unique.” – Adrienne Young,

  • New Books — December 2019 edition

    New YA Books The Toll Neal Shusterman · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Pages: 544 Format: Hardcover From New York Times bestselling author Neal Shusterman comes the thrilling conclusion to the Printz Honor-winning series Arc of a Scythe. It’s been three years since Rowan and Citra disappeared; since

  • Slave Stealers: True Accounts of Slave Rescues Then and Now — Teen Review

    Review by Nina Dinan, 16 Slave Stealers: True Accounts of Slave Rescues Then and Now By Timothy Ballard “Today, there are approximately twenty to thirty million people enslaved. Close to six million of these modern-day slave victims are children. Human trafficking brings in an estimated 150 billion dollars annually and is the

  • Teen Advisory Board — December 2019

    Pasadena Public Library – Teen Advisory Board, 12/09/2019   Present: Emilie, Liam, Leon, Cassie, Julia, John, Haile, Taleen Focus of December meeting: strategic plan / TAB timeline & recruitment marketing Supplies: LEGO Robotics set; arts and craft ideas & previous events; laptops   Agenda   Welcome (5 min)   Debrief