Teen Advisory Board — August 2021

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Pasadena Public Library – Teen Advisory Board, August 21, 2021 at Hastings Branch Library   Present:  Staff:  Jane, Angel Members: Yenyi, Noah, Vivien, Caelie, Gabrielle (Gem), Aminda, Leo   Announcements:  TAB podcast invite – 2-3 TAB members in discussion with another library’s TAB; Noah volunteered. Anyone else? Will also reach […]

Teen Advisory Board — July 2021

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Pasadena Public Library – Teen Advisory Board, July 24, 2021 at Hastings Branch Library   Present:  vivien, maya, leo, genevieve   Well-being grant Economic well-being (financial) Emotional well-being (mental health) Environmental well-being (space) Inner well-being (purpose, self) Intellectual well-being (creative) Physical well-being (health, food) Social well-being (relationships) Vocational well-being (work […]

Teen Advisory Board — June 2021

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Pasadena Public Library – Teen Advisory Board, June 26, 2021 at Hastings Branch Library   Present:  caelie, yenyi, vivien, luke, leo, jasmine   Announcements Distribute shirts, tags In-person events Levelup fair – who can represent us? Talk about TAB, give out prizes Well-being grant   Discuss Moving TAB meetings to […]

Out of the Pantry: Mac and cheese pizza

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In this lesson, participants learn to activate yeast, roll out and bake pizza dough, plus make a very simple mac and cheese with roasted red peppers — all using pantry items.     Mac and Cheese Pizza Yields two 10-inch pizzas   Ingredients:  1/2 box Elbow pasta 8 oz Velveeta […]

Out of the Pantry: Rainbow Bread

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This is a nice celebration sweet bread for Pride Month. In this lesson, participants learn to cream ingredients by hand (i.e. without an electric mixer). Lemon Rainbow Bread Yields 2 small loafs Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 2 large eggs, room temperature 1 lemon 1 1/2 cup […]

Sketches & More — Spring Series

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Continuing with the monthly series, Sketches and More is a virtual teen program presented in partnership with Armory Center for the Arts. The workshops are taught by staff from the Armory. These are images from the Spring 2021 series.   Mask designs   Freedom Quilts   Tattoo Art   Stamping […]

Teen Advisory Board — May 2021

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Pasadena Public Library – Teen Advisory Board, May 22, 2021 Present:  luke, cassie, leo, jasmine, caelie, vivien, noah Special guests:  alexia, dana   Assignment: come up with 1-3 questions to ask Mighty Chondria   Announcements:  Central Library building closed until further notice   Presentation: Mighty Chondria: Mighty Chondria is a […]

Teen Advisory Board — April 2021

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Pasadena Public Library – Teen Advisory Board, April 24, 2021 Present:  Yen Yi, Noah, Jasmine, Vivien, Luke   Announcements:  Opening hours Games collection is very popular In-person volunteering Anyone logged in to the google line, please remove forwarding   Vote:  Src book list – scholastic catalog link Last year’s books:  […]

Youth Network — April 2021

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April 7, 2021 Youth Network meeting   Agenda Icebreaker breakout pairs – What everyday skill or knowledge do you wish you had before ? (10 min) Finance Retirement Mortgages / rent Taxes x3 Driving skills Communication skills – reaching out to people; asking for help or to clarify instructions Email […]

Teen Advisory Board — March 2021

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Pasadena Public Library – Teen Advisory Board, March 20, 2021   Present:  Noah, Leo, Vivien, Caelie, Genevieve, Luke, Yenyi, Jasmine,    Announcements:  New zine New game collection Take & make / artnight   Vote:  Summer reading prizes Vote ~ top prize selections are water bottle and bamboo cutlery set; a […]