YA Virtual Readers’ Advisory – Tumblr

I chose to use tumblr over other social media sites because of the platform's anonymity. The ASK ME ANYTHING link allows teens to ask questions anonymously about topics they may feel uncomfortable asking the librarian in person. For me, tumblr seems really interactive.  Ideally teens would submit their own posts to the page, answer questions, … Continue reading YA Virtual Readers’ Advisory – Tumblr

T4: Today’s Teens, Tomorrow’s Techies

The T4 program at Brooklyn Public Library is a unique volunteer opportunity for teens age 14 - 18 that are interested in technology and also public service.  First, the teens attend a two week training program where they take courses in coding, 3d printing, Adobe Creative suite, LEGO robotics, oral history projects, library resources and databases … Continue reading T4: Today’s Teens, Tomorrow’s Techies