Programs for Young Adults

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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

Great Ideas for Young Adult Programming

4YA: Cool Teen Programs and Inspiration for Youth Advocates

    • 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.
  • 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.

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)

Specific Blog Posts/Articles to Check Out