Teen Advisory Board — April 2018

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Pasadena Public Library – Teen Advisory Board, 4/16/2018   Present: Faith, Liam, Sophie, Taleen, Brittany, Denisse, John, Jonathan, Haile, Liliana, Enrique, Luke, Kristina, Armand, Jane L, Chris, Genevieve   Focus of April meeting: advocacy   Assignments:   Register for Mental Health Day if you’re able to attend on May 19: […]

Teen Advisory Board — March 2018

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Pasadena Public Library – Teen Advisory Board, 3/19/2018   Present: Armand, Chris, Denisse, Jane L, John, Jonathan G, Haile, Luke, Taleen Focus of March meeting: SRC prize voting, teen resources Assignment:  research prizes for summer program; discussion and feedback about topics for levelUP Youth Conference   Agenda   Debrief (5 […]

Teen Advisory Board — February 2018

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Pasadena Public Library – Teen Advisory Board Pasadena Health Department – Youth MOVE National Joint Meeting 2/26/2018, 6pm   Present: Armand, Brittany, Chris, Denisse, Enrique, Faith, Jane L, John, Jonathan G, Jonathan H, Laure, Liliana, Luke, Maya, Penelope, Sofia, Sophie, Taleen, Thomas, Isabella, & Youth MOVE National   Focus of […]

Teen Advisory Board — January 2018

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Pasadena Public Library, Teen Advisory Board, 1/22/2018   Present: Brittany, Chris, Denisse, Enrique, Faith, John, Jonathan G, Kristina, Maya, Sophie, Thomas   Focus of January meeting: STEAM, succession plan, SRC graphics   Agenda   Discussion (45 minutes) STEAM Makey Makey for kids Feb 28 (starts 5pm) – Chris, Jonathan G, […]

Get published: Where to submit your writing

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Are you a writer looking to get published? Here are some places to submit your writing:   Pasadena Public Library – Teen Zine Open to teens ages 12-18, for Pasadena Public Library patrons only. Submissions are open twice a year; deadlines: June 30 and December 31. Submission site:  https://tinyurl.com/pplzine   Light-Bringer […]

Housing and Emergency Services

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Know someone who might need help finding an emergency shelter? Or someone who has suffered abuse, neglect, abandonment, or in need of a residential program? How about someone who’s looking for legal aid or in search of other helpful resources? Here are some resources for youth experiencing homelessness or teens […]

9 Cheap and Easy DIY Gifts

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Short on cash or ideas for holiday gifts?  Here are nine low-cost, easy DIY ideas you can try at home.   Fleece scarf and/or hat Materials: fleece Cost of fleece: $12/yard You can purchase fleece from any fabric store and some craft stores, or reuse something you already have–like an […]

Teens visit NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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A small group of our library teen volunteers had the privilege of visiting and getting a private tour of Pasadena’s JPL campus. If you’re not familiar with who or what JPL is, JPL stands for Jet Propulsion Laboratory. It is a national research facility that carries out robotic space and Earth […]

Storyboarding

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A storyboard is a visual story of a film sequence, illustrated panel by panel, like a comic book. During a workshop, teens learned about storyboards and designed their own commercial.  

Tshirt painting

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It’s our annual tshirt painting workshop! Check it out!   Free hand paint it, or make a stencil. Here’s how to make a stencil: (1) method using curtain panels: http://modpodgerocksblog.com/2009/11/i-finally-screen-printed-with-mod-podge.html (2) method using pantyhose:  http://mycalicoskies.blogspot.com/2012/04/52-week-challenge-10-diy-screenprint.html     You might also like