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$36.00
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Item Number
978-0-8389-8961-6
Published
2017
Publisher
YALSA
Pages
190
Width
6"
Height
9"
Format
Softcover
AP Categories
A
C
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  • Table of Contents
  • About the authors

Implementing innovative teen services in libraries requires that library staff learn and adapt with their communities. Using core concepts outlined in YALSA’s The Future of Library Services for and With Teens: A Call to Action report as a spring-board, this publication takes a deep dive into the theory and practice behind meaningful, cutting-edge teen programs and services with contributions from diverse leaders in the field including front-line practitioners, managers, and researchers. From novice to expert, readers will explore the knowledge and information that they need in order to design a relevant and sustainable strategy, which will improve the lives of the teens that they serve.

Introduction

CHAPTER 1 Continuous Learning
CHAPTER 2 Supporting Youth Learning
CHAPTER 3 Working Together: Youth-Adult Partnerships to Enhance Youth Voice
CHAPTER 4 Engaging with Community
CHAPTER 5 Assessments and Outcome-Based Evaluation in Formal and Informal Learning Spaces

Linda W. Braun

Linda W. Braun is an education technology consultant with LEO: Librarians & Educators Online. She provides training and consulting to schools, libraries, and other educational institutions on how to integrate technology successfully. She is also an adjunct faculty member at Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science, where she teaches courses on Web development and teen services. Linda has written books for ALA Editions, Neal-Schuman, Libraries Unlimited, and Information Today. She is also a TAG Team Tech columnist for Voices of Youth Advocates, and was blog manager for YALSA from 2006 through 2009.

Shannon Peterson

Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is a national association of librarians, library workers and advocates whose mission is to expand and strengthen library services for teens, aged 12-18. Through its member-driven advocacy, research, and professional development initiatives, YALSA builds the capacity of libraries and library staff to engage, serve and empower teens.