Program Proposal

Andrew and I created a program called: Power Foods (Nutrition for growing teens) at the Brooklyn Public Library and is designed for teens age 13- 19 years old who receive free or reduced lunch. You may have seen ads around the city this past summer for the Summer Meals Program.  Parks, schools, community centers and … Continue reading Program Proposal


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

Youth Librarian Elevator Speech

Just brainstorming: I help [target audience*] [verb phrase*] at the library so that [proven/expected positive outcome for target audience*] . ALSC Infographic I help connect youth and their communities to free resources  available at the library to help bridge the gap that keeps low-income students at a disadvantage. I help teach parents and caregivers at the library … Continue reading Youth Librarian Elevator Speech


I asked my YA librarian what youtube channels her teens were into and she recommended Zoella.  Zoella's youtube page currently has over 11 million! subscribers, and her videos have 861,955,106 views!  Her real name is Zoe Elizabeth Sugg, she's 26 years old and lives in the UK.  Her videos are mostly about style and fashion and "hauls" where she … Continue reading Youtubers