Pasadena Public Library – Teen Advisory Board, 4/22/19

Present: Aminda, Carolyn, Chris, Emilie, Faith, Genevieve, Haile, Jonathan G,  Lauren, Liam, Liliana, Luke, Sophie, Taleen

Focus of April meeting: summer planning, updates

Assignment: N/A

Handouts: Youth Services staff photos

 

Agenda

 

Debrief & upcoming (10 min)

  • Youth Mental Health First Aid Workshop on April 29
  • Writing meetups – April 25 facilitator: Genevieve & Sophie
  • YA Book Club – May 6 facilitator: Liam
  • Game Days – John & Liam
  • Teen zine issue 8 – It’s done! Now printing
  • School Board meeting – THUR, April 25 – Jonathan G.

 

Summer reading update (5 min)

 

Outgoing seniors (5 min)

  • If you want to continue volunteering after August, we can schedule a live screening for you with our HR dept.

 

Discuss (30 min)

  • Pasadena Public Library / Pasadena Central Library
  • New display case in Teen Central – TAB decided that we would feature a theme every month or every-other-month and invite local teen artists to contribute artwork for the exhibit
  • Summer teen program (Saturday, August 3) – changing to escape room
  • While I’m away
    • Although I will not be answering emails, keep me in the loop so I can catch up when I return.
    • TAB-led programs
      • Craft days starting in May – Genevieve, Carolyn, Taleen
      • Book Club – Liam
      • Writing meetups – Sophie and Genevieve
      • Game days – Liam & John
      • Program boxes – Snacks
      • Water dispensers
      • Reservation signs / signage for doors
    • Teen workspace
      • Computer logins / printing
      • ID tags
      • Cleaning
      • Secure private info
    • List of contacts for various tasks

 

Workgroups (30 min)

  • Internet scams & online security youth conference outline – Liam, Haile, Sophie, Luke
  • Escape room – Jonathan, Chris, Liliana, Lauren, Emilie, Faith
  • Craft days 4-5:30 – Genevieve, Carolyn, Taleen, Aminda
    • Wed. May 29 – bracelets
    • Mon. June 24 – decorate cup
    • Mon. July 15 – mini diorama
    • Mon. Aug. 12 – dream catchers

 

Workgroup report out (5 min)

 

Information items (5 min)

 

  • Volunteer applications are now online
  • Mental Health Day – Saturday, May 18
  • TAB meetings
    • April 22 – workgroups, summer, succession
    • May-July – Liam and Sophie
      • May 20 – planning summer event; present newsletter
      • June 17 – work meeting for summer event
      • July 15 – murder mystery plans
      • August 19 – recruitment & new workgroups
  • levelUP3 Youth Leadership Conference at Pacific Oaks College – July 18 & 19
  • Summer Reading – June 8 –  August 3
  • Summer art and writing contest (must live or attend school in Pasadena or PUSD) – August 3
  • Pasadena Loves YA – Saturday, Sept. 21
  • Murder Mystery – Friday, Oct. 18

 

 


Past agendas:

Teen Advisory Board — March 2019

Teen Advisory Board — February 2019

Teen Advisory Board — January 2019


These notes are for record purposes only. For more information about attending events, please see our website:  https://www.cityofpasadena.net/library/teens/teen-events/

To join the Teen Advisory Board, the application and description can be found on our website:  https://www.cityofpasadena.net/library/teens/teen-volunteers/

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