Wednesday, August 25, 2010

It's a Tween Thing and Young Adult Interest Group

It's a Tween Thing
Tuesday, September 28, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon at NEFLIN
Not sure what to do with your "tween" customers? Their too old for the kids stuff and too young for teens. Well, join us to learn cool and creative art programs that will sure catch their attention! From Duct Tape creations to fused plastic bags and much more!
Trainer: Marie Myers, Jacksonville Public Library
Register for It's a Tween Thing

Young Adult Interest Group: Serving Teens in Libraries
Tuesday, September 28, 1:00 - 4:00 pm at NEFLIN
How do libraries provide outstanding services to Teens? How do you? Using the DVD “Serving Teens in Libraries” as a reference, this discussion based Interest Group will cover key factors in providing successful services, including:
  • Attitude and Respect
  • Programming
  • Making Teen Spaces
  • Hiring: A Different Approach
  • PR and Marketing
  • Security
  • Help from Partnerships and Grants
  • Getting Staff on Board
Facilitator: Diane Colson, Alachua County Library District

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