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Professional Resources Available at MLSC
A daylong, virtual event focused on teen services. Featuring keynote speaker Adrienne Kisner, author of Dear Rachel Maddow, winner of a 2016 PEN New England Susan P Bloom Discovery Award and one of YALSA’s 2019 picks for Best Fiction for Young Adults, The Confusion of Laurel Graham and the recently published, Six Angry Girls. Nine different breakout sessions will be presented by New England Teen Librarians with topics ranging from books and reading, civic engagement, programming, teen volunteers, computational thinking, and more!
Teen Space Guidelines
This is a tool for evaluating a public library’s overall level of success in providing physical and virtual space dedicated to teens, aged 12-18.
Teen Programming Guidelines
These guidelines are intended to guide library staff who design, host, and evaluate library programs with and for teens.
The Future of Library Services for and With Teens
Although we know libraries, librarians, and library workers play an important role in the lives of adolescents, discussions at the national level about adolescents and libraries have not occurred.
The ConnectedLib Toolkit was created to help librarians incorporate digital media into their work with youth to promote connections across learning contexts. Faculty members from the library and information science (LIS) schools at the University of Washington and University of Maryland teamed with public libraries to create this professional development resource that supports librarians in their efforts to leverage new media technologies and promote youth’s connected learning experiences in libraries.
Children and YA Consultant
This project is funded by the State of Connecticut and the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Connecticut State Library. And by the Connecticut State Library
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