Tag: teen services
Green-Dots Mean Go — How One Librarian Protects Her Students’ Privacy
I Love My Librarian recipient Cathy Evans shares about her “green-dot” collection, an assortment of books addressing awkward and uncomfortable issues that her students can take and read anonymously, bypassing typical library policies.
Empowering Teens with Freedom of Expression
Enabling and supporting free expression lies at the core of library work. With Banned Books Week, libraries can welcome the new school year with creative and thought-provoking programs.
Intellectual Freedom for Teens, Post Election
Far more than just “keepers of the printed book” (our original job description), we are now, perhaps more than ever, guardians of our teens’ emotional as well as intellectual needs. A large part of our job responsibility is to provide a safe space, a blanket of warmth and comfort, a plethora of intellectual and emotional resources to the young adults we serve.