2023 Schedule and Parking Info



Please check-in at the welcome tent when you arrive! Pick up your tote bag and other goodies (as supplies last). 

11 am – outside
Vroman's Bookstore popup opens

Cash and credit card accepted. Gift cards will not be accepted due to the store being offsite; we're sorry for the inconvenience.

noon - auditorium
"Our Place in the World" panel

Nikki Barthelmess, Everything Within and In Between
Racquel Marie, You Don't Have a Shot
Patrick Ness, Different for Boys
Jessica Parra, Rubi Ramos's Recipe for Success
(moderator) Yi Shun Lai, A Suffragist's Guide to the Antarctic (2024)

1 pm - Meeting Room
"Once Upon A Time" panel

Vanessa Lanang, Fireheart
Robyn Schneider, The Future King
Stephanie Kate Strohm, Twelfth Grade Night
(moderator) Brandie June, Curse Undone

2 pm - auditorium
"Haunts, Horrors, & Murder!" panel

Alex Brown, Damned If You Do
Gretchen McNeil, Three Drops of Blood
Lily Sparks, Teen Killers in Love
Justine Pucella Winans, Bianca Torre is Afraid of Everything
(moderator) Sara Scribner, Marshall Fundamental School Library

3 pm - Meeting Room
"Misunderstandings & Mishaps" panel

Elizabeth Foscue, Boat Girl
Marisa Kanter, As If On Cue
Edward Underhill, Always the Almost
Rebekah Weatherspoon, Her Good Side
(moderator) Kendra Fitzpatrick, Valencia Library

3:45 pm - Lobby
Big Book Giveaway

Browse gently used young adult books and pick up something new to read, while supplies last. Free free to bring your own YA books to swap, but it is not necessary. If you are bringing books, please connect with a volunteer. All ages welcome, but the focus is young adult titles.


Below is a map of the location. You can park on the street or in the parking lot on Sierra Bonita Avenue.

The large sign in front of the campus is a red sign that says “Fire Department Training Center.” This is the correct location; the library entrance is accessible via the building doors on the Villa Street side. 

The address is: 

1500 E Villa St. 

Pasadena, CA 91106

You’ll find us in Google Maps as “Jefferson Branch Library Children and Teen Services.”

Front of the Library


Jefferson Branch Library Kids Room phone number:  626-744-8046

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