The Name of This Event is Secret

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On 12-13-14…

guests gathered in our auditorium for Pseudonymous Bosch, bestselling author of the Secret series.  Mr. Bosch introduced the audience to his new book Bad Magic, performed some silly magic tricks, and made everyone laugh.

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The Secret series

 

Activities

In addition to meeting Mr. Bosch himself and getting books signed (book sales provided by Vromans), guests donned on disguises at the photo booth, ate some not-so-secret snacks, made secret pocket books, and worked out the clues to a self-directed clue hunt.

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13 clues — the self-directed clue hunt

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our unselfies

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secret pocket book craft

Using small white paper bags, a hole puncher, some string, and random scraps of paper, kids created little booklets with “secret” hidden pockets.  Children’s Room staffers Marie Plug and Leela Perea helped the kids create some awesome designs (and even witnessed some of their secrets… accidentally, of course).  (photos by Marie Plug)

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From the Photobooth

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Photobooth services provided by Russell Gearhart Photography
A selection of photos from the booth:

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Jane Gov

Jane is a Youth Services Librarian at Pasadena Central Library. She purchases YA books for the library system and maintains the teen booklist, online resources, and webpages. She oversees Teen & YA programs including Summer Reading, Advisory Board, Zine, book reviewers, Teen Mental Health Initiative, and volunteers. She also coordinates the library's Innovation Lab, STEAM Kits project, and Young Readers League. She also conducts a few kids events and storytimes. Jane is a contributor to VOYA Magazine and a YALSA Board member.  A majority of her free time is spent with her two corgis Tyrion and Gimli. She tweets as @missjanegov.

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