New eBooks — April 2020 edition

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New YA Books You can borrow books online on Overdrive or Cloud Library with your library card! Catwoman: Soulstealer Sarah J. Maas · Random House Books for Young Readers Pages: 384 Format: eBook Sizzling with action and suspense, #1 New York Times bestselling author SARAH J. MAAS delivers a coming-of-age Selina Kyle who will […]

Virtual volunteer opportunities

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These are virtual volunteer tasks for teen volunteers at Pasadena Public Library. They can be completed any time before April 30, 2020. You do not need to be an official Library Teen Volunteer to participate in any of these tasks unless specified. However, if you would like to sign up […]

Free Online Tools for Collaboration

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The following web tools will help you work more efficiently, effectively, and collaboratively with team members. Or if you just want easier access to your projects, all of these tools are web-based, so they can be accessed on any device with internet.     Canva Collaborate on graphics, posters, flyers, […]

New Books — March 2020 edition

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New YA Books Most Likely Sarah Watson · Poppy Pages: 384 Format: Hardcover From the creator of the hit TV series The Bold Type comes an empowering and heartfelt novel about a future female president’s senior year of high school. Ava, CJ, Jordan, and Martha (listed in alphabetical order out […]

Build a Bear

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This season’s teen craft is Build A Bear, a super simple program idea proposed by the Teen Advisory Board. It’s a stress-free hour of crafts with friends and peers. Participants stuffed their own plush bear and designed t-shirts. Here’s what we did:   Supplies bear “skins” * bear sized t-shirts […]

YA Books about Consumerism & Media Consumption

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YA Books about Consumerism & Media Consumption by Jane Gov, Youth Services Librarian updated 2/20/2020   Feed by M.T. Anderson Identity crises, consumerism, and star-crossed teenage love in a futuristic society where people connect to the Internet via feeds implanted in their brains. For Titus and his friends, it started […]

YA Books About Advocacy & Activism

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YA Books About Advocacy & Activism by Jane Gov, Youth Services Librarian updated 2/20/2020   Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed New York Times bestselling authors Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed have crafted a resonant, funny, and memorable story about the power of love and resistance. YES […]

Teen Advisory Board — February 2020

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Pasadena Public Library – Teen Advisory Board, 2/15/2020   Present: Sophie, Taleen, Leon, Haile, Noah, Liam   Focus of February meeting: summer programs   Pre-meeting assignment 1: send Jane an updated photo and bio for our website; Pre-meeting assignment 2: summer reading prize research   Supplies: Teen Writing Submissions flyer; […]

New Books — February 2020 edition

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NEW YA BOOKS Sick Kids In Love Hannah Moskowitz · Entangled Pages: 300 Format: Hardcover Isabel has one rule: no dating.It’s easier — It’s safer — It’s better — — for the other person.She’s got issues. She’s got secrets. She’s got rheumatoid arthritis.But then she meets another sick kid.He’s got a […]

Teen Advisory Board — January 2020

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Pasadena Public Library – Teen Advisory Board, 1/18/2020 Present: Caeilee, Emilie, Genevieve, Haile, Leon, Noah, Sophie, Taleen Focus of January meeting: recruitment & TAB marketing Supplies: laptop with editing software + recording device; projector with computer to view videos   Agenda   Wrap up LEGO Robotics & debrief (15-30 min) […]