Event Details and FAQs

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What: Meet some of the hottest young adult authors in Southern California: panels, signings, giveaways and more!

Featured authors:
Aija Mayrock The Survival Guide to Bullying
Cecil Castellucci Stone in the Sky (Tin Star #2)
Charlotte Huang Going Geek
Dana Elmendorf South of Sunshine
Elizabeth Briggs Future Shock
Eric Laster Static
Evelyn Skye The Crown’s Game
Frank Beddor Hatter Madigan and Looking Glass Wars
Ingrid Sundberg All We Left Behind
Josephine Angelini Firewalker (Worldwalker #2)
Julie Buxbaum Tell Me Three Things
Kerry Kletter The First Time She Drowned
Marisa Reichardt Underwater
Nicola Yoon Everything Everything
Robin Reul My Kind of Crazy
Robyn Schneider Extraordinary Means
Shannon Messenger Let the Wind Rise (Sky Fall #3)
Tobie Easton Emerge
Thomas Voorhies (Lex Thomas) The Giant (Quarantine #4)

When: Sat, Sept 17, 2016 from 12-4 pm

Where: Pasadena Public Library, 285 East Walnut Street Pasadena, CA 91101

Cost: Free! No tickets are necessary.

Contact: Jane Gov at (626) 744-4246, jgov@cityofpasadena.net for questions not answered on this page. To be considered for next year's festival, please review the Author Guidelines.

You can also message us on Facebook // Twitter // Instagram.  Please use hashtag #plya16 when posting about the festival!


Q: Do I have to buy a book at the Festival to get my books signed?
A: No purchase is necessary. You may bring books from home. Please remember that purchasing from our on-site vendor will help support the event and raise the chances of it happening again next year!

Q: Will there be food at the Festival?
A: Unfortunately we are unable to offer refreshments to the entire audience at the Festival, but you are absolutely welcome to bring your own lunch/snacks to consume during the event. Food will be allowed in certain areas like the auditorium, the story room, and the signing patio. Just be sure to keep the library clean.

Q: Where should we park?
A: While we do have some parking at the library lot and on the street, there are some additional spaces at the University of Phoenix (enter on Garfield Ave just past the library lot). You can check out the map here.

Alternate parking areas:
330 E Union St (corner of Euclid) $4 all day, 2 blocks from venue
135 N Los Robles Ave (enter on E Union St) $5 all day, 3 blocks from venue
(prices subject to change, the above is the most current info available online from the city)

Pasadena Teen Book Festival is presented by Pasadena Public Library and Bridge to Books

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