(Week 4) Teens and libraries: A love-hate relationship

Where I work, I always knew the situation with teens was bad… but I didn’t know it was that bad.  After interviewing my library's Young Adult librarian, this week’s readings took on new meaning.  The way I see it,  YALSA’s The Future of Library Services for and with Teens: A Call to Action  represents the … Continue reading (Week 4) Teens and libraries: A love-hate relationship

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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.