Young Adults & Teens

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

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
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 lives of teen parents, their babies and extended families.

Providing Excellent Service to Teens

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
Lessons learned from two libraries include how to attract teens to and keep teens interested in your library, promote an atmosphere of inclusion for your teens and your library staff, and develop successful library programs.

Read About Summer Reading

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
Links to blogs, reports, briefs, handouts, and programmatic resources on the subject of reading initiatives and summer reading in particular

Recommended YA Magazines

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
This is a list of the recommended best magazines for young adults/juveniles from some public libraries and media centers in the SELCO region. Please feel free to add and suggest other titles as you see fit!

Understanding Teens and Their Space

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
Chapter 1 from Teen Spaces, Second Ed. (2008 ALA Editions), that introduces how to recognize teen behavior and needs, likes and dislikes, in order to understand what is necessary and appropriate for the ideal young adult area.