Pasadena Public Library, Teen Advisory Board, 9/18/2017


Present:  Jonathan H, Angel, Jonathan G, Enrique, Chris, Sophie, Mckenna, Genevieve, Sofia E, Penelope, Brittany, Kristina, Jane L, Keiaira, Liliana, Denisse, Lauren, Luke, Faith, Thomas


Pre-meeting assignment: Your biography


Focus of September’s meeting: Murder Mystery & upcoming programs




Discussion (15 minutes)

Program leaders:

  • Book clubs – McKenna (need a backup)
  • Writing meetups – Sophie (backups: Genevieve & Mckenna)
  • Movies – Genevieve & Angel
  • Game Nights – Brittany, KC, Liliana
  • Teen Zine – Kristina & Maya (and volunteers Lucy & Alexis K)
  • Teen Blog – Kristina (and our Copyeditor Ioana)
  • Youth Network – Nina (as a representative of TAB) (need a backup)



  • National Coming Out Day – need members to staff the library table (Oct 11 at 5pm) – Penelope & Mckenna
  • Robotics – Sophie, Kristina
  • Virtual Reality – Chris, John
  • Gamemaker – Kristina
  • ESRI / other STEAM workshops – Jonathan G, Denisse


Presentation (15 minutes)

Murder Mystery basics


Action Items (15 minutes)

Murder Mystery character tryouts.  Our cast for this year will include:  Sofia E, Penelope, Jonathan H, Mckenna, Brittany


Committee work (35 minutes)

Murder Mystery:

Work plan:  Sophie, Kristina

Scripts:  Penelope, Sophie, Mckenna

Décor:  Angel, Denisse

Weapon clues:  Liliana, Jane L, John, Sofia E, Keiaira

Location clues:  Brittany + everyone else


Open floor (5 minutes)


Information items (5 minutes)


Upcoming events –

  • Wed. Sept 20 – Movie Night
  • Thu. Sept 28, 6-7:30pm – Teen Writers
  • Mon. Oct 2, 6-7pm – YA Book Club
  • Wed. Oct 4, 4-6pm – Youth Network
  • Wed. Oct 11, 5-8:30pm – National Coming Out Day
  • Next TAB meeting – Oct 16


Current projects

Services & Resources Committee:  Please make your updates to Liliana’s article about the Avengers Adventure event.

Volunteer Relations Committee:  the TAB onboarding training checklist should be finalized soon. Please review the updated Teen Volunteer Orientation list.

Marketing Committee: Marketing focus for next month is the murder mystery and writing meetups.

Anti-Bullying Proclamation rally & City Council meeting:  Monday, Oct. 2nd – Jonathan G

Fall Festival:  at Victory Park, Oct 28 from 3-6pm (day after our murder mystery); Haneen, Jonathan H., and Mckenna will represent TAB.

Past agendas:

Teen Advisory Board — August 2017

Teen Advisory Board — July 2017

Teen Advisory Board — June 2017

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