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TPiB (Programs) - Teen Librarian Toolbox
Teen programming is an important part of what we do as teen librarians. It can also be a time consuming part of what we do, it takes a little bit of time, love and tenderness wait, is that a song? Here are some prepackaged programs that are easily adaptable for you to use. See also Tech Talk. Share it! The Mortal Instruments. Tales from Lovecraft Middle School Halloween, monsters and zombies.
Young Adult Library Services, Collections, and Programs
In brief : During my first professional position I found myself building a teen services program from scratch at a public library in a small town. In this article, I reflect on some of what I learned through that experience, including the value of data, the importance of having a vision, how much relationships matter, and the value of professional community. I conclude with a call for dialogue among other builders of teen services to share our experiences and lessons. Instead, I was hired as the first Teen Services Librarian at a library in Connecticut and found myself building a teen program nearly from scratch — all while working part-time first 19 hours a week, then 21, then 28, with more hours each fiscal year. It was my first professional job, and I was building myself as a librarian as much as I was building the YA program at the library; I learned a lot about the real world of library work, about myself, and about the value of professional community.
In this webcast, teen programming expert Sarah Flowers discusses approaches and ideas for drawing teens into your library. Developing compelling teen programs can be tricky, whether you have limited staff and little-to-no funding or are simply looking for fresh ideas. Presentation Slides. Additional Resources. Doreen Judge August 1, am Reply.