lightning round! Q. 2

You Are an Army of One, the Only Teen Services Librarian in the Library System. I was shocked when I read "a city of 1.2 million".   I was expecting Carrie Kitchen to describe some small library in a small town not a sprawling city.  In any case, if I was the sole teen librarian devoted … Continue reading lightning round! Q. 2

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lightning round! Q. 8 & 9

8.  Your Impulse is to Give Teens Cash, Food, a Ride, A Place to Stay . . .  With each situation that Velasquez presents, I always think of one word, flexibility.   I agree with Velasquez that, “…going down this road probably violates an administrative directive or two that your library or municipality has put in place for … Continue reading lightning round! Q. 8 & 9

Teen librarians/ interacting with teenages. The issues of trying to be cool.

Q. 3. You Try to Relate to Teens in a "Cool Way," Often Using Teen Lingo.  You Sense It Is Tragic.  You Might Be Right. The way we interact with teenagers is important. I agree that trying to be cool towards a teenager could backfire. I think teenagers are not looking for adults to be … Continue reading Teen librarians/ interacting with teenages. The issues of trying to be cool.