Young Adults & Teens

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Today's young adults experience life with or without their library but as your community members transition from childhood to adulthood, you and your library can play a significant role in building life-long learners and library fans. Explore all facets of serving young adults and teens in your community including outreach, collection development, programming, teen volunteers and gaming.

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Enhance Summer Reading with these Great Resources

 News / Last Modified: 24 June 2015

OCLC has collaborated with a number of WorldCat partners—including DOGObooks—to give librarians a free, easy way to enhance their planned summer reading programs with an online social component.

For children and young adults:, th...

Gamer's Advisory 101: Breaking the Monopoly

 News / Last Modified: 05 June 2015

The hobby board game market is booming. Everywhere news media outlets pronounce that board games are "making a comeback" or are "going through a golden age" or experiencing a "renaissance" or are "in full swing.&quo...

Project L.I.F.T. (Literacy Involves Families Together)

 Document / Last Modified: 26 May 2015

Links to fact sheets and program templates from Project L.I.F.T., a Pima Public Library (Tucson, AZ) family literacy outreach program for teen parents in Tucson and Pima County which aims bring reading and reading-related activities into the daily li...

Telling Stories with Games at Your Library

 News / Last Modified: 29 April 2015

Storytelling games are a natural fit for a library. A library, itself, is a collection of stories. They are in the books, the movies, the media. They inhabit the meeting rooms, the social spaces, the computers. People meet, create and imbue a library...