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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Board Games in Libraries: Rapid Review Roundup

 News / Last Modified: 09 March 2017

Welcome to Rapid Review Roundup! In each Roundup I will pull five games of a similar theme, mechanism, or age demographic and provide a brief overview of each. I'll discuss how they play and what I think of them. In this edition, let’s examine some c...

Free Resources and Opportunities to Celebrate NASA @ My Library Events

 News / Last Modified: 27 February 2017

Celebrate the excitement of NASA exploration and discovery through upcoming national events and resources provided through the STAR Library Education Network (STAR_Net).

STAR_Net is a hands-on learning network for libraries and their communiti...

Resources on Libraries and Homelessness

 News / Last Modified: 20 February 2017

A collection of resources, webinars, courses, video, and articles on libraries and how they serve the homeless in their communities.

Best Board Games of 2016

 News / Last Modified: 30 December 2016

This year was an amazing year in board games with many games popping up perfect for the library. As I stated in 2015, it is nearly impossible to play and review even a large portion of all of the games that come out in a year. And it is even harder t...