Open Discussion: Follow-up to Serving Teens Workshop

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 FLLS hosted this workshop. From the workshop, participants requested a place to share ideas for future teen programming. Please use the comment field below to generate some discussion on serving teens.

Topics for discussion from your responses include:

  • Attracting teens to your library: How do you do it?
  • Tips for collaborating with schools
  • Program Ideas for very small libraries
  • Anything teen related!


Program Description:

Using current issues facing your libraries, Teen Services Librarian Stephanie Squicciarini will come armed with proven strategies and collaborative endeavors to help you serve your teens while also (hopefully) maintaining  energy and enthusiasm!  Bring your list of issues and we will together try to work out plans to make them seem less overwhelming. You will leave this workshop with strategies for school and public library collaboration and advocating for resources.

Stephanie’s Bio:

Stephanie Squicciarini still considers herself a recovering retail manager, even after 13 years as a Teen Services Librarian at the Fairport Public Library.  She is also the President of her hometown library’s Board of Trustees and the Founder and Director of the Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival.  She was named as a Library Journal Mover & Shaker in 2008.  She is currently trying to read at least one book by each of the 31 authors attending TBF 2014.

Contact Information:

Stephanie A. Squicciarini, M.L.S.
Teen Services Librarian
Fairport Public Library
One Fairport Village Landing
Fairport, New York 14450
VM: 585-223-9091, ext 17

This program was funded through a donation from Joan Cooke

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