Girls Coding Camp: a Gold Award Project

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Girls Coding Camp: a Gold Award Project by Taleen Berberian Taleen Berberian, a Pasadena Public Library Teen Advisory Board member, proposed and completed a Girls Scout Gold Award Project during the summer of 2018 at three library branches. The following is a summary project.   What is the Girl Scout […]

STEAM 2018 Art Contest

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This year’s teen art contest, challenged artists to explore the theme of STEAM.  Thank you to the art contest judges: library staff members Catherine Hany and Erik Hernandez, and Teen Advisory Board members Denisse Anderson, Genevieve Harvey, and Carolyn Sam. The original artwork is on display in Teen Central at […]

Teen Advisory Board — June 2018

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Pasadena Public Library – Teen Advisory Board, 6/18/2018   Present: Jake, Lucas, Jonathan, Enrique, Gerardo, Denisse, Brittany, Luke, Lauren, Genevieve, Sophie, Carolyn, John, Armand, Chris, Liam, Aminda   Focus of June meeting: new teen workspace tour, committee check-in Assignments:         please send me your tshirt size         Biography for the website (changes […]

Teen Advisory Board — May 2018

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Pasadena Public Library – Teen Advisory Board, 5/21/2018 Present: Armand, Chris, Denisse, Haile, Lauren, Liam, Liliana, Jonathan, Sofia, Sophie, Taleen Special Guest:  Deborah Aschheim Focus of May meeting: advocacy, activism, inclusiveness, diversity, social justice   Agenda   Discussion/Presentation Special guest Deborah Aschheim spoke to TAB about student activism, oral histories […]

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 […]