Join other teens and write! Whether you're crafting poetry or a novel, writing can be lonely as it's typically a solo endeavor, but meeting with others who share the passion can be a great for inspiration and encouragement. Join us for a writing meetup to spark some creativity. We might write together, use writing prompts, or share our work in a safe and supportive space. For teens only. Register at https://pasadena.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=4024
Sunday, Apr. 11 • 2 p.m. • Zoom
ARTNIGHT FOR TEENS: Carving a block print
Carve your own linoleum block print for printmaking. Supplies available for pickup if needed. View the live stream at youtube.com/user/pasadenalibrary. For teens ages 12-18.
Need Tax Prep Assistance? Day One and Young & Healthy are partnering to provide free electronic tax prep assistance for low to moderate income families making $57K or less. By appointment only; fill out intake survey for appointment:
Due April 5, 2021 Each year, Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) honors two outstanding high school seniors in Pasadena with a first place $5,000 and another second place $2,500 educational scholarship to a two- or four-year accredited, post-secondary institution for the upcoming academic year. To apply, students must write a 300-500 word essay about a topic related to the utility industry. For application and eligibility requirements, visit: https://ww5.cityofpasadena.net/water-and-power/scholarship/
News You Can Use
Board Games now available for checkout
Check out tabletop games from Pasadena Central Library. If you love board games and jigsaw puzzles, keep an eye out for more being added soon! Here's how:
Select the game(s) you would like to borrow. Click HERE to view the list.
Contact library staff via Live Chat or call (626) 744-4066, option 7 to let us know which items you would like to place on hold.
We will contact you to let you know when your items are ready to pick up. They must be picked up at Central Library. The checkout period is 3 weeks.
PAID INTERNSHIP PROGRAM - Online Application Period:
Monday, March 22 through Friday, April 16, 2021
The ROSE Program is an internship program for Pasadena youth and young adults age 14-24 available for low to moderate-income households. Work assignments include, but are not limited to the fields of recreation, maintenance, clerical, technology and engineering. Internship opportunities may be available throughout the year based on health restrictions due to COVID-19.
Though his name means “lucky” in Latin, Felix feels far from being lucky at all. He thinks that he has one too many minority labels. Not only is he black and queer, but also transgender. He often struggles with his self esteem and being at a competitive art school does not help. Plus, he worries that he will never have the privilege of being in love, and often doubts if he is even worthy of it. But his major problems do not begin until someone hangs pictures of him before he medically and socially transitioned to being male in the school gallery for all to see. Not only is Felix embarrassed and hurt, he is filled with rage and a thirst for vengeance. He is determined to find whoever has done this. He has his suspicions, but what he does not see coming is a love triangle and all the complicated emotions that come with it...