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  • The Closest I’ve Come — Teen Review
    review by Jacob Chon, age 15 The Closest I’ve Come by Fred Aceves     Marcos Rivas is like any other high school student. He simply wants to be loved.  From his basketball games with other guys from the hood, to his abusive stepfather, Marcos’s life is not giving him that. All he gets are […]
  • That Thing We Call a Heart — Teen Review
    review by Sylvie Bower, age 16 That Thing We Call a Heart by Sheba Karim     That Thing We Call a Heart is the story of Shabnam, a Pakistani-American girl, during her last summer in New Jersey before going to Penn. She isn’t speaking to her best friend, who’s recently started wearing a hijab, […]
  • There’s Someone Inside Your House — Teen Review
    review by Jacob Chon, age 15 There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins Summary: Love hurts… Makani Young thought she’d left her dark past behind her in Hawaii, settling in with her grandmother in landlocked Nebraska. She’s found new friends and has even started to fall for mysterious outsider Ollie Larsson. But […]
  • Blight — Teen Review
    review by John Chon, age 15 Blight by Alexandra Duncan Summary: Seventeen-year-old Tempest Torres has lived on the AgraStar farm north of Atlanta since she was found outside the gates at the age of five. Now she’s part of the security force guarding the fence and watching for scavengers—people who would rather steal […]
  • Neighborhood Girls — Teen Review
    review by Kira Toal, age 16 Neighborhood Girls by Jessie Ann Foley     Wendy Boychuck has had a difficult junior year. Her series of unfortunate events begins when her father, a former Chicago cop, is arrested for his brutal treatment of prisoners. The Boychuck family becomes ostracized (even hated in some instances) by their […]
  • Jane, Unlimited — Teen Review
    review by John Chon, age 15 Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore     Jane, Unlimited is a book with limitless possibilities. Jane, an orphan, has recently been invited to a mansion by her old tutor, an offer she was told to never refuse by her late aunt. She goes to the mansion, and her […]
  • Teen Advisory Board — March 2018
    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 Events

Tue 24

Teen STEAM: DIY Catapult

April 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed 25

Minecraft Coding

April 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thu 26

SideStreet Woodworking Bus

April 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thu 26

Teen Writers Meetup

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fri 27

Board Game Days

April 27 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fri 27

Chinese Game Club

April 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Fri 27

Teen Game Days

April 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Mon 30

Minecraft Coding

April 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
May 02

Youth Network

May 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
May 02

Minecraft Coding

May 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
May 03

SideStreet Woodworking Bus

May 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
May 03

Hiroshima Boy

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
May 04

Teen Game Days

May 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
May 05

LV Teen Brunch Club: Mixed Media Art

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
May 05

Super Smash Bros. Throw Down

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
May 07

Video Game Club

May 7 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
May 07

YA Book Club

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
May 11

Teen Game Days

May 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
May 12

SC Anime & Mecha Robots

May 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
May 14

Video Game Club

May 14 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
May 17

Discovery Day

May 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
May 18

Teen Game Days

May 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
May 19

Mental Health Day

May 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
May 19

West Pasadena Book Discussion Group

May 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
May 19

Teen Anime Afternoons

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
May 19

LV Teen Book Club

May 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
May 21

Video Game Club

May 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
May 22

Teen STEAM: Build an Electric Motor

May 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
May 24

Asian Architecture Craft

May 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
May 25

Board Game Days

May 25 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm