Pasadena Public Library, Teen Advisory Board, 12/18/2017


Present: Brittany, Chris, Denisse, Enrique, Jane L, John, Jonathan G, Jonathan H, Kristina, Lauren, Liliana, Maya, Penelope, Sofia, Sophie, Taleen, Thomas


Pre-meeting assignment: white elephant survey & committee choice


Focus of December meeting: Y.E.S. Grant




Debrief & discussion (30 minutes)

Winter series – Fleece gifts – Dec 18

Committee & workgroups

Y.E.S. Grant


Open floor (60 minutes)

White elephant exchange, games, and pizza


Information items


  • Book Into Film Movie Night – Dec 20 – Genevieve
  • Ugly Sweater Challenge – Dec 27


Program leaders:

  • Book clubs – Mckenna & Sofia — Wed. Jan. 3 (Mckenna will lead; Ms. Jane will be on vacation this week)
  • Writing meetups – Sophie (backups: Genevieve & Mckenna)
  • Movie Night – Genevieve & Penelope
  • Game Night – moving to Game Room + Teen Central; by Game Room Monitors
  • Y.E.S. Grant – Lauren, Jonathan G, Jonathan H, Brittany


Marketing committee – Maya, Penelope, Genevieve, Faith, Kristina

  • Instagram review
  • L.A. Parent or other online calendars
  • Flyers & posters in Teen Central
  • Blog/Zine articles – tracking & goal
  • Tracking promotional power of TAB – what has been shared by TAB in the past 2 months?


Volunteer Relations – Jane L, Trisha, Lauren, Jonathan G

  • TAB onboarding list
  • Youth Network liaison – Jonathan G


STEAM 2018 plan – Sophie, Kristina, Chris, John, Jonathan G, Denisse

  • Game Room – John
  • MaKey MaKey, Wed. Feb 28 at 5pm – Chris, Jonathan G, Denisse
  • Innovation Lab – Denisse


Young Readers League – need someone that’s age 14 or younger in 2018 to help select our book


Other volunteer special roles (not including teen book reviewers):

  • Ioana – Copy Editor
  • Lucy – general weekly library assistance, bestsellers, volunteer hours update
  • Alexis K – general weekly library assistance, volunteer orientations
  • Sofia A – homework helper
  • Hadley – VOYA reviewer
  • Blossom – Teen Central Assistant
  • Frank – Game Room Monitor

Past agendas:

Teen Advisory Board — November 2017

Teen Advisory Board — October 2017

Teen Advisory Board — September 2017

Teen Advisory Board — August 2017

These notes are for record purposes only. For more information about attending events, please see our website:

To join the Teen Advisory Board, the application and description can be found on our website:

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