Join the Redwood City Youth Literacy Council as they host a discussion of the book The Great Gatsby versus the recent movie adaptation on Sunday, October 25th from 12 - 3 at the Downtown Library Teen room - 2nd floor, 1044 Middlefield Rd in Redwood City, CA. Food and Drinks provided. Hope to see you there!See More
Teens gathered to have a discussion about the differences between the movie and the book "The Outsiders." Great discussions about themes, artistic decisions, and character development were conducted around a pizza lunch.
Every year the Teen Read Week Committee selects the recipients of the Teen Read Week grants funded by contributions from YALSA and Dollar General. Cynthia Shutts at the White Oak Public Library (IL) was awarded one of this year’s Teen Read Week grants to create a circulating board game collection… Continue reading
Do you have trouble getting teens into your interactive programs for your teens during Teen Read Week? Are you still trying to understand your teen demographic? Teens are busy students, especially during their final high school years, but they can certainly still participate in other planned activities on their own… Continue reading
At the White Oak Library District, I helped work on my library’s district wide strategic plan. The one place I knew we were failing our patrons was with families who were learning English as a second language. We always talk about ways to better serve our patrons in this aspect… Continue reading