Pasadena Public Library – Teen Advisory Board, 8/17/19

Present: Aminda, Carolyn, Genevieve, Julia, Liam, Taleen

Focus of August meeting: recruitment, fall programs, murder mystery

Assignment: N/A

Handouts: flyers for: (1) Pasadena Loves YA, (2) teen craft, (3) game day, (4) draft flyer of murder mystery, and (5) TAB info from web

 

Agenda

Welcome (5 min)

Debrief & upcoming (15 min)

  • Writing meetups – Genevieve & Sophie
  • YA Book Club – Liam
  • Game Days – Liam
  • Craft days – Genevieve
  • Escape room – Genevieve, Liam, Taleen
  • levelUP
  • Summer reading update – two most popular prizes were the book lights and plush toy
  • Summer art and writing contest
  • Youth Network – starts in Sept.
  • Teen newsletter

 

Discuss (20 min)

  • 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: 
    • We will advertise in newsletter & flyers for a couple of months.
      • Teen artists will present a portfolio of 5-6 art pieces. No deadline; rolling exhibits. TAB will judge artwork at meeting or via email.
    • In the meantime, we will create a murder mystery display using decor and costumes until Nov. 1.
  • TAB Recruitment & shirts (Do we want a different logo? What kind of shirt?)
    • Same logo; blue t-shirts with white screening
    • TAB participation – Membership participation will be voted on

 

Workgroups (45 min)

  • Murder Mystery (volunteers for workgroups, shopping list, task schedule) ~ Folder is in Google Drive
    • Characters / actors / costumes – Taleen, Liam, Haile?, Sophie?, ????
    • Script – Genevieve & Aminda
    • Location clues – Liam
    • Weapon clues – Carolyn
    • Decor & party favors – Taleen & Julia
    • Lead – Sophie

 

Information items (5 min)

  • Volunteer applications are now online
  • Youth Network – Wednesday, Sep. 4
  • Pasadena Loves YA – Saturday, Sep. 21
  • ArtNight & Coming Out Day – Friday, Oct. 11
  • Murder Mystery – Friday, Nov. 1  (NEW DATE!)
    • Register online: https://pplmystery2019.eventbrite.com
  • Next TAB meeting – Saturdays, 4-5:30pm
    • Sept 14
      • Assignments: Bio for website; murder mystery tasks
    • Oct 12
    • Nov 16
  • Future TAB agenda items
    • Update TAB website
    • Winter programs for kids – Mindstorms, snow globes
    • Programs for kids (3D pens, other crafts) ~ maybe once a quarter?

Past agendas:

Teen Advisory Board — April 2019

Teen Advisory Board — March 2019

Teen Advisory Board — February 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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