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= Success Stories =  
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= Success Stories =
 
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Youth/Teen and IT at Lansing Public Library teamed up again in 2007 for a Science Project (Science Fair) Strategies presentation highlighting how to choose a topic, how to begin your research, and how to use the catalog & online databases, why Google  isn't the best place to start, and also covered using the ILL catalog for additional items.  Slides & audio available! [http://www.lansing.lib.il.us/scienceprojectstrategies.html Science Project Strategies]
  
 
= Great Ideas for Young Adult Programming =  
 
= Great Ideas for Young Adult Programming =  
*Gaming @ Your Library
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**[http://www.walkingpaper.org/index.php?id=214 update on the TFML's first gaming night]
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*[http://www.the4yablog.com 4YA: Cool Teen Programs and Inspiration for Youth Advocates]
*[http://home.comcast.net/~egallaway/professional  Programming for Tomorrow's World]
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**4YA is a blog for youth advocates looking for cool projects, creative inspiration and insight into the world of youth. By sharing great ideas we hope bring more teens to your organization and to strengthen youth advocacy.
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*[http://home.comcast.net/~egallaway/professional/idlysprog.ppt Programming for Tomorrow's World]
 
**A powerpoint presentation highlighting cutting edge program for teens that incorporate use of technology for traditional library activities such as book discussion, summer reading programs, and author visits, as well as non-traditional programs such as video game tournaments and cell phone reference.
 
**A powerpoint presentation highlighting cutting edge program for teens that incorporate use of technology for traditional library activities such as book discussion, summer reading programs, and author visits, as well as non-traditional programs such as video game tournaments and cell phone reference.
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*It is usually tricky to reach teen audiences. Recent surveys at the Lawrence Public Library suggest that teens are more interested in learning to make videos and attending movie nights than in doing craft projects. Learning what programs local teens are interested in is a step towards successful programming.
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*[http://dsi.kqed.org/index.php/workshops/about/C66/ KQED's Digital Storytelling Initiative: A Manual for Creating Digital Stories]
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**Digital Storytelling is a powerful means for teens to share their world from their point of view.  It incorporates writing, audio and video production, and ultimately allows teens to share their work through a site like Youtube.  The great thing is, creating a digital story is simple and inexpensive.  A digital camera and software that comes with Mac or Windows operating systems are all you need create a story.  Digital storytelling workshops are a great opportunity to share, have fun, and learn about multimedia production.
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**Samples of Digital Storytelling by Teens...
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***[http://www.mediaartscenter.org/site/apps/nlnet/content3.aspx?c=dfLIJPOvHoE&b=4829379&ct=6808533 Awkward But Happy]
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***[http://www.mediaartscenter.org/site/apps/nlnet/content3.aspx?c=dfLIJPOvHoE&b=4829379&ct=6808161 Cristina's Story]
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***[http://dsi.kqed.org/index.php/projects/story_big/180/ More Like the American Nightmare]
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*Sample Young Adult Program Guides
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**[http://www.olc.org/pdf/YA_TeenProgramGuide122010.pdf Ohio Library Council Teen Programming Guide]
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**[http://calgarypubliclibrary.com/Media/Images/CPL_Kids__Teens_Fall_PG_2011.pdf Calgary Public Library Kids and Teens Program Guide]
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**[http://www.tulsalibrary.org/eventguide/events/SRP_EventGuide_11_te.pdf Tulsa City-County Library Teen and Tween Summer Reading Program Event Guide]
  
 
= Blogs/Websites to Watch =
 
= Blogs/Websites to Watch =
*[http://www.aadl.org/node/102 Ann Arbor District Library (AADL). AXIS AADL Blog]. July 6, 2005.  
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Stop by [http://www.cplrmh.com See YA Around: Library Programming for Teens]<br>
Blog for AADL,  which publicizes and tracks their video game tournaments for adults, teens and children.
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[http://www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists YALSA Booklists] (recommended reading for teens)<br>
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[http://www.ala.org/teenread Teen Read Week] (ideas & resources for celebrating Teen Read Week)<br>
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[http://www.ala.org/tags Teen Advisory Groups] (tips & resources for starting a Teen Advisory Group)<br>
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[http://wlsteens.typepad.com/ Westchester Library System Teen Blog]<br>
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[http://wikis.ala.org/yalsa/index.php/Main_Page#Programming_Resources YALSA's Programming Resources] (get ideas here or share your own)<br>
  
 
= Specific Blog Posts/Articles to Check Out =
 
= Specific Blog Posts/Articles to Check Out =
*[http://www.walkingpaper.org/index.php?id=208 HOWTO Get Kids in the Library]
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*[http://walkingpaper.org/267 another successful DDR night]
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Latest revision as of 16:59, 8 October 2011

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[edit] Success Stories

Youth/Teen and IT at Lansing Public Library teamed up again in 2007 for a Science Project (Science Fair) Strategies presentation highlighting how to choose a topic, how to begin your research, and how to use the catalog & online databases, why Google isn't the best place to start, and also covered using the ILL catalog for additional items. Slides & audio available! Science Project Strategies

[edit] Great Ideas for Young Adult Programming

  • Programming for Tomorrow's World
    • A powerpoint presentation highlighting cutting edge program for teens that incorporate use of technology for traditional library activities such as book discussion, summer reading programs, and author visits, as well as non-traditional programs such as video game tournaments and cell phone reference.
  • It is usually tricky to reach teen audiences. Recent surveys at the Lawrence Public Library suggest that teens are more interested in learning to make videos and attending movie nights than in doing craft projects. Learning what programs local teens are interested in is a step towards successful programming.
  • KQED's Digital Storytelling Initiative: A Manual for Creating Digital Stories
    • Digital Storytelling is a powerful means for teens to share their world from their point of view. It incorporates writing, audio and video production, and ultimately allows teens to share their work through a site like Youtube. The great thing is, creating a digital story is simple and inexpensive. A digital camera and software that comes with Mac or Windows operating systems are all you need create a story. Digital storytelling workshops are a great opportunity to share, have fun, and learn about multimedia production.
    • Samples of Digital Storytelling by Teens...

[edit] Blogs/Websites to Watch

Stop by See YA Around: Library Programming for Teens
YALSA Booklists (recommended reading for teens)
Teen Read Week (ideas & resources for celebrating Teen Read Week)
Teen Advisory Groups (tips & resources for starting a Teen Advisory Group)
Westchester Library System Teen Blog
YALSA's Programming Resources (get ideas here or share your own)

[edit] Specific Blog Posts/Articles to Check Out

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