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Summer raffle winners 1

June 13-20 Raffle Winners The first weekly raffle winners have been drawn!  This week’s prizes are $15 Starbucks gift cards.  Congratulations to our winners: Maria C. Catherine d. Kara E. Jessica G. Rebecca S. Please contact your primary library to pick up your prizes. Keep logging in those activities to qualify for the raffles!  Don’t […]

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Teen Advisory Board — June 2015

Teen Advisory Board June 6, 2015 Present:  Chris, Cady, Madison, Michelle   AGENDA Summer Reading Challenge (SRC) starts next week Explanation of all three programs (Adult, teens, children) Everyone sign up for the teen program using the patron sign up page Learn about the Children’s program Practice explaining the Children’s program Write training manual for the […]

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Pasadena Loves YA — part 1

Uniting fans and authors… On Saturday, May 23, twenty Young Adult authors and nearly 450 guests gathered at the second annual teen book festival, Pasadena Loves YA at Pasadena Central Library. The keynote speaker was Mary McCoy, author of Dead to Me (and a teen librarian at Los Angeles Public Library).  All authors participated on a panel and […]

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Sculpturing with Hot Knives

Call them hot knives or hot wires, these little tools can cut through foam like butter.  Teen participants created their own sculptures using these knives to melt shapes and designs in foam. It’s a blend between sculpting and carving.     Here’s a sample of what they’ve created:    “Meme” by Emma A., Grade 9 […]

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