Teen-centered Library Service
Putting Youth Participation Into PracticeBook - 2010
Combining information, inspiration, and relevant examples, this guidebook encourages and enables both school and public librarians to advocate for and incorporate active youth involvement that will develop teen self-esteem and positively connect teenagers with books, reading, and libraries, now and into adulthood.
* Focus boxes and quotes highlight viewpoints and information from a variety of experts and diagrams illustrate pertinent points and solidify the chapters
* Includes forms, flyers, applications, and other promotional materials that can be readily reproduced or adapted to various library goals and needs
* Photos of real teens in action as they perform their youth participation duties serve to inspire readers and provide examples to emulate
* A bibliography enhances the informational aspects of the book by offering further reading and references to supplement study and application, while further reading suggestions are also provided under various topics in each chapter