Once it began, everything seemed to be going smoothly. That is, until I saw a security guard shoot a look at a group of loud teens, telling them to keep it down. He then shut the door in their faces as they stood in the doorway trying to get into the event.
The teens [...]
Out in the Cold, originally uploaded by Fox River Grove Memorial Library.
I just wanted to share this picture of some of the members of our BRAND NEW teen advisory board. We have a lovely little [...]
Teen Team 2008, originally uploaded by mclib dot net.
Tony Tallent writes:
Today I had the pleasure of attending a meeting with the Boulder Public Library Teen Advisory Board. One of the things I realized during the meeting is how far Public Libraries have come in the past 10 years or so with their commitment to the Teens in our communities. The very [...]
Congratulations to the YA Summer Reading Group who read 59,000 pages -plus- this summer and more than met their challenge. In celebration SWL librarians dressed as requested by the YA Readers! We are going to Rock and Roll all night!
How the Google generation thinks differently
Nice article from the Times, that features quotes from UK Web Focus Brian Kelly:
Brian Kelly has been championing the digital revolution since setting up one of the first educational websites at the University of Leeds in 1993. He’s now a national adviser to higher education, based at the [...]
Adrian Mixson, Library Director at Hall County Library System weighs in on an article about recent library trends in Governing via the library’s e-link newsletter:
I subscribe to Governing magazine electronically and usually read it shortly after the monthly is released. If you are not familiar with the magazine, it is probably [...]
Give a listen here:
Your Teen Area as Their Third Space: Creating a Place Cool Enough to Call Their Own
Michele Gorman, Teen Services Coordinator for the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County (NC)?
Teen 2.0: Using New Technologies to Tap Into Teens
Jen Maney, Manager of Virtual Library, Pima County Public Library, Tucson (AZ)?
An Online [...]