Young Adults & Teens
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.
Self-paced courses and webinar recordings on this topic are freely available in the WebJunction Course Catalog.
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News / Last Modified: 21 May 2018
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: DOGObooks.com, th...
News / Last Modified: 23 April 2018
We're collecting together a list of related resources and examples of libraries who are creating gardens and hosting garden programming. Many public libraries are connecting to community partners and transforming spaces to engage patrons of all ages ...
Webinar / Last Modified: 29 March 2018
This webinar explores how and why intergenerational relationships are important and develops skills to foster intergenerational communication in libraries.
News / Last Modified: 06 March 2018
A collection of resources, webinars, courses, video, and articles on libraries and how they serve the homeless in their communities.
News / Last Modified: 22 February 2018
Looking for inspiration for a new or existing makerspace or digital media lab in your library? WebJunction has you covered! This collection includes planning resources, tools that go beyond the 3D printer, and how to implement a digital media lab. Yo...
News / Last Modified: 28 December 2017
STEAM learning (that's science, technology, engineering, art and math) and programming are increasingly popular in public libraries. Check out this collection of inspiring resources that can help make the case for introducing or expanding STEAM in yo...
Webinar / Last Modified: 21 December 2017
In this webinar, learn how to create engaging and skill-building STE(A)M programs for kids from preschool age to teenage.
Webinar / Last Modified: 14 December 2017
Join this webinar to learn how to grow a maker space or creation space in your library.
News / Last Modified: 14 December 2017
Scientific discovery and technological innovation play a major role in meeting the challenges of the 21st century. By expanding participation in STEM education, libraries are helping to prepare the next generations to meet these challenges.
News / Last Modified: 07 December 2017
Looking to bring STEM programming and activities to your library? Opportunities are available through the STAR Library Network which include a new exhibit on exoplanets that is funded by NASA's Universe of Learning program. There is also an upcoming ...