Week 6: Teen Interview

The following is an excerpt of an interview I conducted with two teens, one 17 years old and one 14, at my library.  They were working on homework and waiting for their mother to pick them up, so we only spoke for approximately 15 minutes.   After reviewing their answers, I have many more questions.  In hindsight, … Continue reading Week 6: Teen Interview

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Interviewing my YA librarian

This week I interviewed the YA librarian at the Brooklyn Public Library branch where I also work. Some insights: One of the biggest challenges is staff members negative attitude's towards teens. (No surprise there!) RA can be really tricky in an Orthodox Jewish community.  Finding "clean" books for teens is harder than it sounds. Turning on the radio … Continue reading Interviewing my YA librarian