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Library Programs And Services For New Adults

Author : Kyla Hunt
ISBN : 1440854173
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Addressing the needs of new adults--those aged 18-29--in the library is a relatively new yet important challenge. This book explains the needs and wants of new adults in the public library setting and identifies their preferences pertaining to physical space, programming, and technology. * Clearly differentiates new adults from teens and older adults and explains why serving this demographic is important to the success of your library * Defines the needs of the new adult population and identifies programs suited to them * Explores outreach plans tailored for the new adult population

Excellence In Library Services To Young Adults

Author : Amy J. Alessio
ISBN : 0838984576
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Adult Programs In The Library Second Edition

Author : Brett W. Lear
ISBN : 9780838911402
Genre : Education
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Programming is an important means of not only drawing new people to the library but also better serving existing patrons. Lear’s invaluable guide to adult programs is back—and better than ever, with refreshed, expanded content and new ideas to reinvigorate programs and give them a 21st-century spin. This edition includes Updated chapters on basics such as funding, crafting guidelines, topic selection, publicity, post-program evaluations, and more A new section on technology, with ideas for online book discussions, offering programs via Skype, and turning programs into podcasts Methods for tailoring programs for specific groups, such as men, baby boomers, and seniors A collection of "five-star" programs from libraries around the country that can be easily adapted Walking the reader through every aspect of adult programming, this new edition of a tried-and-true book is truly a librarian’s best friend.

Library Programs And Services For New Adults

Author : Kyla Hunt
ISBN : 9781440854187
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Addressing the needs of new adults—those aged 18–29—in the library is a relatively new yet important challenge. This book explains the needs and wants of new adults in the public library setting and identifies their preferences pertaining to physical space, programming, and technology. • Clearly differentiates new adults from teens and older adults and explains why serving this demographic is important to the success of your library • Defines the needs of the new adult population and identifies programs suited to them • Explores outreach plans tailored for the new adult population

Excellence In Library Services To Young Adults

Author : Mary K. Chelton
ISBN : 0838907865
Genre : Education
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Shares the details of thirty successful young adult programs recognized by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA).

Library Services For Adults In The 21st Century

Author : Elsie Okobi
ISBN : 9781610696180
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Public librarians are directly responsible for providing a large proportion of the American population with access to the Internet and guidance in obtaining important government information. Effectively servicing today's adult library users is already a pressing need, and will only become a larger priority as the nation's population ages. Library Services for Adults in the 21st Century is for library science students interested in working with adults in public libraries. As the first text dedicated to adult library services to be published since 1991, this title has been sorely needed and much anticipated. This book will provide a model for training public librarians for the specific challenges of providing adult services. Part I provides a survey of the history and development of Adult services. Part II addresses planning and tools for service development. Part III examines the different types of services for adults and best practices, while Part IV presents training methods.

Young Adults Deserve The Best

Author : Sarah Flowers
ISBN : 9780838935873
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Explains how young adult librarians can utilize core competencies to improve teen services.

Library Programs And Services The Fundamentals 8th Edition

Author : G. Edward Evans
ISBN : 9781610696388
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Covering every essential topic ranging from circulation and literacy instruction to reference and security, this benchmark text provides an up-to-date, broadly based view of library public service and its functions. • Covers all essential services of the library through completely reorganized and updated content that reflects the role of changing technologies in today's libraries • Presents many new chapters that address the topics of print collections, media collections, e-resources, computer access, social media, legal issues, ethical issues, funding and other fiscal issues, and the library as place

Starting From Scratch

Author : Sarah Ludwig
ISBN : 9781598846072
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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"This book offers a practical, comprehensive guide to creating a successful, vibrant, and youth-centered teen services program with limited resources"--Provided by publisher.

New Directions For Library Service To Young Adults

Author : Patrick Jones
ISBN : 0838908276
Genre : Education
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This exciting new book has an ambitious goal-to help libraries, with their communities, strike a true partnership with the young adults in their communities. The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has teamed up with Patrick Jones to present a comprehensive framework for developing services to teens that are both collaborative and outcomes-driven. Packed with useful resources, including 18 real-life success stories, New Directions will help you to build a loyal constituency of teenagers who are active and engaged in all that your library has to offer. Active youth participation is the future of libraries. Use your library to boost the achievements and esteem of the young adults in your community with the groundbreaking New Directions for Library Service to Young Adults!

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