Unless noted, all programs are for teens only (grades 7-12).
Made @ PPL (arts & crafts)
Made @ PPL (arts & crafts)
Join us for this very important and informative workshop for teens and their parents on constitutional rights and behavior. Light refreshments will be served. Provided through a partnership between the Flintridge Center and ACLU.
Wednesday, September 24 • 3:30 p.m. • Santa Catalina
It’s time to clean out that home library! Bring your leftover books or old favorites and swap them out for something new. All ages and genres welcome... but because it's Teen Read Week, we have some giveaways for teens!
Sun. Oct. 12, 2-4pm | Central Library/Teen Central
Spend Halloween night with a murder mystery dinner party… after the library closes! Put those Sherlock thinking hats on! Party revelers will explore the spooky corners of the library, hunt for clues, and use deductive skills to determine how, where, and who is the murderer. Costumes welcome. Teens only. Call (626) 744-4246 or email Jane Gov at firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Fri. Oct. 31, 5:30-8pm | Central Library (please arrive before 6pm)
Sat. Nov. 15, 12-4pm | Central Library
Up for a real challenge? Submit a story with 500 words or less featuring the theme “Turn Dreams into Reality.” Selected entries will be printed in our Teen Zine and blog, plus the grand prize entry will win a $50 gift card! Contest open to teens in grades 7-12 only. Email entries to Jane Gov at email@example.com. Deadline to submit: October 18, 2014.
Adults and Teens welcome. If you need to read it, pick up a book group copy at the Children’s Desk at Central Library. Recommended for ages 13 and up. Questions? Call (626) 744-4246 or email Jane Gov at firstname.lastname@example.org Meetings will take place in Teen Central (fourth floor). Meetings usually last about 90 minutes.
Get ready for the official SAT® by taking a practice test proctored and scored by C2 Education. Afterward you can pick up your test scores directly from C2 Education. There 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.
Discover what admissions committees look for in a candidate. Pick up tips on topic selection through self-reflection and brainstorming exercises. Learn to structure your thoughts in an interesting and well-organized way. Learn how to revise your essay to create sophistication and depth.
Get ready for the official ACT® by taking a practice test proctored and scored by C2 Education. Pick up your test scores, the following week, directly from C2 Education. There you will have a one-on-one meeting and receive tips on how to raise your scores and what areas of the exam where you may need to concentrate on. Please bring pencils, calculator, and a snack.
Teens, put wooden shapes together to create an animal sculpture, an abstract sculpture, or anything in between! Wooden pieces and hot glue guns provided – just bring your imagination!
Wednesday, September 17 • 3 p.m. • Allendale
Join us for some great teen-rated anime! Central Library/Children's Story Room
Calling all budding teen writers! Join us for a creative writing workshop. No experience necessary. Selected stories will be published on our library blog and new Teen Zine. For more info, call (626) 744-4246 or email Jane Gov at email@example.comWorkshops will take place at Central Library in Teen Central, fourth floor. Teens in grades 7-12 only. To see some of the writing produced in previous writing workshops, visit our Teens blog: http://pasadena-library.net/teens/tag/writing/
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!
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