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By Cherie P. Pandora, Stacey Hayman

The present financial difficulty has had a drastic effect on either public and faculty libraries. As budgets slash, assets turn into scarcer, and the task of the librarian turns into more durable. The conundrum of doing extra with much less demanding situations even the main pro execs whose associations face carrier cutbacks, dissatisfied buyers, and attainable activity eliminations or closures. This booklet asserts collaboration among university and public libraries can successfully serve the desires of 2 populations—teens and the neighborhood at large—while minimizing the fee to do so.

Better Serving teenagers via college Library–Public Library Collaborations deals thought-provoking recommendation and ideas for functional use in real-world libraries. The authors offer step by step counsel should you desire to begin, enhance, or expand a partnership with colleagues at a sister library, overlaying subject matters starting from teenager advisory forums and collaborative courses to homework support improvement. Veterans within the box, in addition to rookies, can make the most of the wealth of instruments within—including worksheets, timelines, and checklists—to leverage the services of alternative businesses tp give a boost to either their very own and their associations' value.

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Rutherford, Dawn. ” Young Adult Library Services 9, no. 1 (2010): 23–25. This page intentionally left blank 3 ppp PROGRAMS Programming for teens can often feel like a thankless task. After all, their parents aren’t with them to suggest a “thank you” for an enjoyable time. And too often the very teens who have requested an event are too busy to attend. Of course, teens are reluctant to become enthusiastic participants in anything educational, including library activities. But take heart! You can still win them over!

___/____/____ 1. Task Objectives: (Please attach or email a copy of the assignment) Unit: _________________________________________________ What help will students need? _____________________________________________ Students will work: individually small groups whole class project 2. Information Gathering: (Please check all that apply) Primary Sources Specialized reference books Books Online catalog Citing resources Teacher provided websites Online database Webquests Magazines or Journals Distance Learning Literary Critiques Search engines eBooks 3.

SPECIAL COMMITTEE WORK There are a variety of opportunities for big or small projects centered around reading and evaluating materials sponsored by professional organizations like Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) and teen-focused journals like VOYA or School Library Journal (SLJ). When Stacey was presented with the chance to be committee chair for VOYA’s Nonfiction Honor List, she knew she was interested, but the decision to volunteer required more than just showing an interest. Taking into consideration the significant time commitment required, both at the library and at home, she had to decide if she could make that commitment before even thinking about obtaining the consent of the library’s administration.

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