Unless noted, all programs are for teens only (grades 7-12).
Dare to discover the Teen Library Olympics! Join a team of fearless adventurers on minute-to-win-it missions to capture the most points and win the competition. Your team will have to work together and make some pulse-pounding maneuvers in a variety of obstacle courses and races to the finish. Teens only. All equipment and supplies provided. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Must be a team player. To sign up, call 626-744-4246 or email Jane Gov at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Aug 6 • 4pm • Central Library
Look out for updates here: http://www.pasadenateenbookfestival.com/
Questions, contact Jane Gov at email@example.com
Teens with high functioning Autism and Asperger’s are invited to learn about the Teen Spectrum Book Club where we will read and discuss books in a relaxed social setting. For ages 12+.
Saturday, May 14 • 11 a.m. • Linda Vista
Join us for a book discussion for teens and adults. Having trouble getting a book? Call (626) 744-4246 or email Jane Gov at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 or email AnnMarie Hurtado at email@example.com
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. Test is approximately 4 hours. Call (626) 744-4246 or email Jane Gov at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
Monday, July 18 • 2 p.m. • Central Library
March 5th was the debut of the redesigned SAT. Come take a practice test and see how it compared to the old SAT. 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. Call (626) 744-4246 or email Jane Gov at email@example.com to sign up.
Saturday, July 23 • 2 p.m. • Central 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, May 5• 3 p.m. • Allendale
Meet the evolution of plastic pollution…
PlasTikobots! Many of us who live near
the oceans or any body of water know
that plastic products and debris are one
of the top forms of pollution found in
those areas. Design and create artsy
robot lookalikes, called PlasTikobots,
made from reclaimed single-use
plastics. Workshop is 90 minutes. For
To register, call (626) 744-4246 or
email Jane Gov at
Thursday, July 7 • 3pm • Central Library/Teen Central
Paint a t-shirt by making your own stencil. Guides, supplies, and some designs provided, but you can
bring in your own ideas, too. Class size is limited. To register, call (626) 744-4246 or email Jane Gov at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate the size and color shirt you would like to paint. For teens only, ages 12-18.
Wednesday, July 20 • 4-6pm • 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. 2 hours.
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 (except May 30) • 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. • Hastings
Stop by for an afternoon of epic battles and a whole lot of fun with the Super Smash Brothers for WiiU. For ages 12 +.
Tuesday, May 3 • 3:30 p.m. • Santa Catalina
Join us for a Welcome to Night Vale party. In the style of community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, the podcast features local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff’s Secret Police, mysterious lights in the night sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable powers and cultural events. What we'll do: listen to episodes, eat lunch, themed crafts, laugh, chat, have fun. Dress up if you want. The Glow Cloud would approve. For ages 13 and up; teens & young adults welcome! To sign up, call 626-744-4246 or email Jane Gov at email@example.com.
Sunday, July 24 • 2 – 4 p.m. • Central Library/Studio on 4th
Enjoy playing board games with friends and family.
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. For info, call (626) 744-4246 or email Jane Gov at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, June 30 • 6-8pm • Central Library/Studio on 4th
Take a walk with us around our city as we explore the virtual reality of Ingress. The world around you is not what it seems. Our future is at stake and you must choose a side. Join a faction in Ingress - a global game of mystery, intrigue and conquest. It's happening all around you. We’ll meet in Teen Central, then divide into factions and head into town for our respective conquests. Bring a smart phone if you have one (not required). They aren't coming. They're already here. To register, call (626) 744-4246 or email Jane Gov at email@example.com.
Thursday, July 14 • 6:30-8:30pm • Central Library/Teen Central
Let’s play laser tag in the library! All equipment provided. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. To register, call (626) 744-4246 or email Jane Gov at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, July 28 • 6:30pm • Central Library/Auditorium
Saturday, Aug 6 • 4pm • Central Library/Studio on 4th & Teen Central
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: