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Author Ludwig, Sarah.

Title Starting from scratch : building a teen library program / Sarah Ludwig.

Publication Info. Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, [2011]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 River Valley DL Adult Non-Fiction - RVLG-7  027.626 LUDWI    AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 202 pages ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Libraries Unlimited professional guides for young adult librarians
Libraries Unlimited professional guides for young adult librarians.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction. Why go into teen services? -- Getting a job -- Why teen librarians are important -- Online resources -- Settling in. Policies and administration -- How do you fit in? -- Getting help -- Setting up the teen space. Display furniture -- Rules for the teen space -- Collection. The collection development policy -- Evaluating what you already have -- The core collection -- Digging deeper -- New media -- Organizing your collection -- Ongoing selection tools -- Knowing your readers and your community -- The reluctant reader -- Homework collections: Yea or nay? -- Promoting the collection -- Obstacles in collection development -- Programming. Programming ideas -- Summer reading -- Community programming -- What to do when no one comes -- Budget constraints -- Advocating for teen programming -- The teen advisory board. Recruiting members -- Structure -- Responsibilities -- Activities -- Other ways to involve teens -- Outreach. Introducing yourself -- Social networking -- Other forms of virtual outreach -- Going into the schools -- Other community partnerships -- Press -- Challenges with outreach -- Budget. Getting your bearings -- Where will the money go? -- Advocating for your program -- The budget proposal -- End of the year analysis -- Sources of funding -- Budget challenges -- Professional development. Library organizations -- Online resources -- Continuing education -- Conferences -- Networking/Getting involved -- Career growth: Where do you go from here? -- Stress and time management.
Summary "This book offers a practical, comprehensive guide to creating a successful, vibrant, and youth-centered teen services program with limited resources"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Young adults' libraries -- United States -- Administration.
Libraries and teenagers -- United States.
Young adult services librarians -- United States.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / General.
Dienstleistung. (DE-588c)4012178-1
Jugendbibliothek. (DE-588c)4130814-1
Libraries and teenagers. (OCoLC)fst00997580
Young adult services librarians. (OCoLC)fst01183195
Young adults' libraries -- Administration. (OCoLC)fst01183243
USA. (DE-588c)4078704-7
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
ISBN 9781598846072 (paperback) (acid-free paper)
1598846078 (paperback) (acid-free paper)
9781598846089 (ebook)
1598846086 (ebook)

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