Teen Advisory Board — August 2019

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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 […]

New Books — May 2019 edition

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New YA Books The Unbroken Hearts Club Brooke Carter · Orca Book Publishers Pages: 160 Format: Paperback Ever since her mom died of Huntington’s disease, Logan has been in a permanent state of neutral. Her dad has been depressed and lonely, but Logan is . . . something else. So […]

Teen Advisory Board — April 2019

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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 […]

DIY Wax Seal

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Instructions adapted from https://www.instructables.com/id/Wax-Seals-From-a-Laser-Cutter/   Supplies Thick acrylic to laser cut – 4.5 mm or thicker A peg, bobbin, or any other item with a flat end to use as a handle Hot glue or 2-part epoxy glue Sealing wax Nonstick spray or oil Laser cutter or Carvey   Make your […]

New Books – April 2019 edition

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New YA Books Descendant of the Crane Joan He · Albert Whitman & Company Pages: 400 Format: Hardcover “Tyrants cut out hearts. Rulers sacrifice their own.” Princess Hesina of Yan has always been eager to shirk the responsibilities of the crown, but when her beloved father is murdered, she’s thrust […]

Teen Advisory Board — March 2019

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Pasadena Public Library – Teen Advisory Board, 3/18/19 Focus of March meeting: summer planning Assignment: N/A   Agenda   Debrief & upcoming Youth Mental Health First Aid Workshop on April 29 Writing meetups – Mar. 28 facilitator? YA Book Club – Apr 1 & May 3 facilitator, Liam Game Days […]

Teen Advisory Board — February 2019

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Pasadena Public Library – Teen Advisory Board, 2/11/19 Present:  Aminda, Carolyn, Chris, Emilie, Genevieve, Haile, Liam, John, Jonathan G, Mckenna, Sophie Focus of February meeting: advocacy Assignment:  I’m in the process of updating our online library guides and it would help me out tremendously if you can let me know […]

New Books – February 2019 edition

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The Brilliant Death AMY ROSE CAPETTA · Viking Books for Young Readers Pages: 352 Format: Hardcover For Teodora DiSangro, a mafia don’s daughter, family is fate. All her life, Teodora has hidden the fact that she secretly turns her family’s enemies into music boxes, mirrors, and other decorative objects. After […]

Teen Advisory Board — January 2019

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Pasadena Public Library – Teen Advisory Board, 1/14/19 Present:  Carolyn, Chris, Emilie, Faith, Liam, Liliana, Lauren, Luke, Sophie, Taleen Focus of January meeting: spring event, SRC prizes & graphics Assignment: SRC prize research: To prep for our next meeting, please do a bit of research on what you would like […]

Teen Advisory Board — December 2018

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Pasadena Public Library – Teen Advisory Board, 12/17/18   Present:  Aminda, Carolyn, Chris, Emilie, John, Jonathan, Lauren, Liam, Mckenna, Naomi, Sophie, Taleen   Focus of December meeting: winter event, spring event Assignment: holiday meeting   Agenda   Debrief YA Book Club Youth Network meeting Writing meetups Teen zine   Discuss […]