Programming for New Adults

This is a follow up post to my presentation with Meg Hunt Wilson on New Adult Literature and Services at the 2015 YALSA Symposium. You can find the slides and booklists here. This portion focuses on the programming aspect. Programming for any demographic is about responding to the needs of your community. There’s no magic… Continue reading Programming for New Adults

Resources on Literature and Services for New Adults at YALSA Symposium 2015

Hello! These are the slides from my presentation with Meg Hunt Wilson on New Adult literature and services. There is also a booklist of suggested titles for NA fiction, adult and YA fiction that might appeal to readers of NA or those in that 18-25 year old range, and nonfiction titles. While not comprehensive, they… Continue reading Resources on Literature and Services for New Adults at YALSA Symposium 2015

Library Program: Solar-Powered S’mores Ovens

Full disclaimer: this program was not my idea, I just happened to be working in the teen zone the day it was scheduled, and Miriam, our¬†awesome teen librarian, said she’d work the desk and I could help with the program, which was presented by the environmental studies club at KU for Earth Day. It was… Continue reading Library Program: Solar-Powered S’mores Ovens

Pop Culture and Teen Programming

The theme for the monthly discussion at Teen Services Underground is pop culture and teen programming. They posted a list of questions to get librarians talking about their experiences with pop culture and programming. Here are my answers! What does pop culture in teen programming mean to you? Pop culture¬†that captures the zeitgeist of what… Continue reading Pop Culture and Teen Programming