Teens


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  • Click here for information about the Teen Zine Writing Contest.
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RSS Teens’ Blog

  • Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers — Teen Review
    review by Nina Dinan, age 14 Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers by Deborah Heiligman     This book is a portrait in words, filled with vivid descriptions of scenes and locations that are by turns devastating and breathtakingly beautiful. This is fitting in a sweeping dual biography of two brothers who lived […]
  • Teen Advisory Board Write Ups: TAB Charges and Significance
    Meeting held on April 16th, 2018 The Innovation, STEAM and Marketing Committees answered the following questions to summate TAB’s charges and roles. In doing so, the committees learned to advocate for all the members’ hard work and contribution to make the Teen Advisory Board what it is today. 1. Why […]
  • Minizine Mission Statement by Jonathan Haile
    At the moment, there are three outlets for teen content at the Pasadena Library. We have the Teen Zine, the Teen Blog, and the Teen Instagram page. The Teen Zine (my main focus) only releases an issue every six months, which doesn’t really give much to relevancy or consistency, meaning […]
  • That Thing We Call a Heart — Teen Review
    review by John Chon, age 15 That Thing We Call a Heart by Sheba Karim     That Thing We Call a Heart by Sheba Karim is an interesting novel about the modern Muslim family. Not most teen books are about this topic. This book does a fair job with it, balancing it out with […]
  • House of Furies — Teen Review
    review by Jacob Chon, age 15 House of Furies by Madeleine Roux     House of Furies is a gripping tale of a young beggar who is thrust into a boarding house straight out of a horror movie. Louisa Ditton runs away from her status as a beggar to become a maid at […]
  • The Art of Feeling — Teen Review
    review by Kira Toal, age 16 The Art of Feeling by Laura Tims Summary:     The Art of Feeling is a YA romance/drama by Laura Tims about pain, emotional and physical, and the different effects it has on two foils: a girl with chronic pain, and a boy with congenital analgesia. Characters:     The […]
  • The First Time She Drowned — Teen Review
    review by John Chon, age 15 The First Time She Drowned by Kerry Kletter Summary: Cassie O’Malley has been trying to keep her head above water—literally and metaphorically—since birth. It’s been two and a half years since Cassie’s mother dumped her in a mental institution against her will, and now, at eighteen, Cassie […]

Teen Events

Mon 25

Innovation Lab Open Hours

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 25

Video Game Club

June 25 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Mon 25

Innovation Lab Orientation

June 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue 26

Teen STEAM: Fun with E-Textiles

June 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue 26

Innovation Lab Open Hours

June 26 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed 27

Summer Chess Club

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Thu 28

Innovation Lab Open Hours

June 28 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu 28

Teen Writers Meetup

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fri 29

Teen Game Days

June 29 @ 4:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 30

Computer Pals

June 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Sat 30

Mock ACT® Test

June 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 30

Innovation Lab Orientation

June 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sat 30

Innovation Lab Open Hours

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat 30

LV Teen Book Club

June 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jul 02

Innovation Lab Open Hours

July 2 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jul 02

Video Game Club

July 2 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Jul 02

Innovation Lab Orientation

July 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Jul 02

YA Book Club

July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Jul 03

Drop the Beat: Learn how to DJ

July 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jul 03

Innovation Lab Open Hours

July 3 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jul 05

Intro to 3D Printing

July 5 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Jul 05

Innovation Lab Open Hours

July 5 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jul 06

Teen Game Days

July 6 @ 4:00 am - 5:30 pm
Jul 07

Innovation Lab Orientation

July 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Jul 07

Innovation Lab Open Hours

July 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jul 09

Innovation Lab Open Hours

July 9 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jul 09

Video Game Club

July 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Jul 09

Innovation Lab Orientation

July 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Jul 10

Drop the Beat: Learn how to DJ

July 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jul 10

Super Smash Bros.

July 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm