July 1 - July 29. Asynchronous course with no designated login times.
role of the young adult services librarian and the school librarian is
constantly changing and evolving. Increasingly, young adult and school
librarians are being called upon to serve both teens and tweens. How can
librarians navigate the divide between these age groups and meet their
Through this course, participants will learn
how to evaluate their library’s population to determine who is using the
library’s services and what they need. Participants will discover best
practices in serving teens and tweens from school and public libraries
in collections, space, programming, and marketing. By the end of this
course participants will be able to complete an environmental scan, be
familiar with local, state, and national standards for library services
to tween and teens, and identify ways in which their library can improve
its communication with and services to tweens and teens.
course addresses YALSA Competencies: Area II: Knowledge of Client Group;
Area III: Communication, Marketing and Outreach; Area VII: Services
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Fees: $155 YALSA members, $195 ALA Members, $215 nonmembers.