Unless noted, all programs are for teens only (grades 7-12).
It's time to clean out that home library! Bring your leftover books or old favorites and swap them out for something new to read. Snacks and games also provided. Come hang out and talk books with us!
Monday, December 28, 6-8pm, Central Library/Studio on 4th
In the spirit of this year’s Young Reader’s League
selection, Rump by Liesl Shurtliff,
we are holding a writing contest. In 300 words or less, tell us something about
your name. This could be how you got your name, what it means to you, or what
it means in general. Anything about your name is fine. The winners will be
featured on the library blogs and win a gift card to Vroman’s Bookstore.
Download a contest form HERE. Deadline Nov. 30, 2015.
Categories: (1) Ages 8 – 11 OR (2) Ages 12-14
For more information contact:
Jane Gov • (626) 744-4246, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Jennifer Driscoll • (626) 744-4389
Sponsored by The Friends of the Pasadena Public Library
Join us for a book discussion for teens and adults. Having trouble getting a book? Call (626) 744-4246 or email Jane Gov at jgov@cityofpasadena to request a copy or receive a reminder. For ages 13 and up. This meeting is facilitated by a Teen Advisory Board member.
Join us as we discuss books that inspire compassion, self-esteem and courage in the face of social pressure and explore what it means to be a strong, confident young woman! For girls 11-14, their mothers or an adult guest of their choice. To sign up, call (626) 744-4066, option 4.
Applying for financial aid can be complicated. Families often end up paying more
than they need to for their child’s college education. Don’t let that happen to you!
Join us for this free workshop and learn the top three strategies that can help families
save money. Discover how you might qualify for financial aid even if you do not meet
the requirements for the Cal Grant or other financial aid. Presented by National College Planning Solutions,
Inc. Registration required. To sign up, call (626) 744-7262.
Wednesday, Dec. 9 • 7 p.m. • Hastings
New to the SATs? Get an early start by taking a practice test proctored and scored by C2 Education. Afterward you can pick up your test scores directly from C2 Education. You will have a one-on-one meeting and receive tips on how to raise your scores and areas of the exam where you need to focus. Please bring pencils, calculator, and a snack. Test is approximately 4 hours. For 10th graders and younger. To sign up call (626) 744-7262.
Saturday, Dec. 12 at 1:30 pm | Hastings Branch Library
Discover something new about yourself or the world around you! It could be games, crafts or something you’ve never seen before! A fun adventure awaits –don’t miss it!
Thursday, Dec. 10 • 3 p.m. • Allendale
Create a working clock using a recycled book! Paint or collage your own book design and install a working clock kit. Great for gifts! Supplies provided. Class size is limited. To register, call (626) 744-4246 or email Jane Gov at email@example.com
Saturday, Dec. 12 • 2-3:30 p.m. • Central Library/Studio on 4th
Create beautiful mixed medium
art tags using paper, ink, colored
pencils, stencils, fabric, paint and your
own imagination to spruce up your
holiday gifts and décor. All materials
provided. This workshop is
for all levels of creativity.
For teens and adults.
Friday, Dec. 18 • 3pm • Villa Parke Branch
Personalize a metal box for yourself or as a gift. Then make some no-bake, no-cook chocolate truffles to fill the box. To personalize the box, you’ll first add your drawings, then use a simple battery powered salt water solution, etch in your design. Call 626-744-4246 or email Jane Gov at firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Monday, Dec. 21 • 2-4pm • Central Library/Studio on 4th
at Central Library: Enjoy this month's special edition of the Anime Club, with Japanese snacks and the newest manga in the library’s collection.
at Santa Catalina Branch: Teens, go crazy over the latest anime! Join us for a special screening.
Settle it at the Library! Super Smash Brothers for WiiU has arrived and the battles are heating up! Every Monday you can challenge your friends, make new rivals and learn new tricks! Pick up a GameCube remote and prepare to send foes flying! For ages 13 +.
Mondays • 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. • Hastings
It’s Winter Break! Join us for board games, video games, and pizza. Board game selection: Castle Panic, Pandemic, Forbidden Island, Dominion, Risk, Trivia Pursuit, Ticket to Ride, Monopoly, and more. Video game selection on the Wii U: Just Dance, Mario 3D World, Wipe Out. Must play well with others. For ages 13 and up. To sign up, call 626-744-4246 or email Jane Gov at email@example.com
Tuesday, Dec. 29 • 1-4pm • Central Library/Studio on 4th
A complete listing of events and programs for audiences of all ages is available on our main Library site.
If you are look for Kids events, please see our listing on the Kids page!
We also offer calendars of events by branch: