Thursday, January 23, 2014

Feb-Mar: Teen Services Fundamentals (Infopeople)

An Infopeople online course, February 11 to March 10, 2014

Libraries can be a tremendous resource for teens, helping them to learn about themselves and the world they live in. Do you want to increase your confidence and competence in providing fundamental teen services?

In this course you will learn about resources, experiences, and ideas for working with this energetic and enthusiastic age group. As a result, you’ll be able to:

·         Create a welcoming environment for teens in your library
·         Find out what teens read, listen to, and watch
·         Help teens meet their homework or other information needs
·         Navigate issues connected with privacy, challenges to materials, and Internet use

Instructor: Sarah Flowers

Fee: $75 for those in the California library community, $150 for all others. 
For a complete course description and to register go to

This course is approved as covering the Youth Services competencies for the LSSC program in combination with another Infopeople course, Children’s Services Fundamentals.