06 August 2008

Workshop - What to do with those Tweens : Programs, Ideas and Solutions

Date: Monday, August 25, 2008
Time: 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Place: Upper Hudson Library System
Speaker: Maureen Ambrosino, Youth Services Consultant, Massachusetts Regional Library System
Cost: $30 for non UHLS libraries. Cost includes lunch.

Librarians all over the country are doing great programming for teens. But what about those tweens. kids ages 10-13? They're too 'cool' for elementary programs and too young for teen programs, so what do we do with them? Come hear about great programs you can offer in your library, find out why a tween advisory board can jump start your services, and get some strategies for dealing with this vital and important age group.

Agenda:
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM -- Tween and teen advisory boards for small libraries
10:30 AM - noon -- Working with tweens
noon - 12:30 PM -- Lunch (included)
12:45 PM - 1:30 PM -- Activity and programming tips
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM -- Program sharing, Q&A
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM -- Tween and teen advisory boards for large libraries

You are welcome to attend one or both of the segments on tween advisory boards.

To register, please contact Mary Fellows at UHLS (518-437-9880 ext 228, email mary@uhls.lib.ny.us)

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