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#ALLive Suggest patrons use quiet study rooms or give them a schedule so they know when activity/noise is high - Amanda Foulk
#ALLive If everyone is on board with teen progarmming, staff should never complain about success of a program - Jennifer Velasquez
#ALLive Youth Services is everyone on staff's business. Let them help you with their expertise - Amanda Foulk
#ALLive 10-12 year olds are still being taken to the library so it's easier to get them into a program - Jennifer Velasquez
#ALLive Tweens want to join teen programs, but then older teens don't want to come so how do you balance? - @1libraryavenger
#ALLive The hot teen titles are front and center in the library in front of the circulation desk in "adult space" - Amanda Foulk
#ALLive If we're buying 30 copies of James Patterson, why can't we add a few more copies of John Green? - @boothheather
#ALLive I don't think we should have any qualms about adding YA books to the adult collection - @boothheather
#ALLive I think it's really important developmentally to have a space just for teens - Jennifer Velasquez
#ALLive Teens come to adult services desk, but they still want the fun/engagement of programs geared toward younger people - Heather Booth
#ALLive When starting from scratch, community partners are such a key resource because they have a built-in audience - Amanda Foulk
#ALLive Don't wait until you have the perfect program. It won't happen. It's okay if you try something that doesn't work - Heather Booth
#ALLive If you're starting from scratch, find teens and get input from them for designing space/service - @1libraryavenger
#ALLive Be patient and let things build. Things won't be the way you want right away - Jennifer Velasquez
#ALLive We are consistent. The expectation is that library staff is welcome to all age groups - @1libraryavenger
#ALLive If you know a teen activity is happening, I hand out chocolate and say thank you to everyone helping out - @AmyAlessio
#ALLive We allocated space where reference collection had been housed as a teen section, and we didn't add anything - Heather Booth
#ALLive Our space is a traditional, but because of the thoughtful design, there are nooks for other activities - @1libraryavenger
#ALLive Our space is a traditional square room, but because of the thoughtful design, there are nooks for other activities -...
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#ALLive "This is not a place where they're going to be shushed, they're going to be welcomed just as they are." - Amanda Foulk
#ALLive The keyword in making a library friendly to children and teens is flexibility. @AmyAlessio
#ALLive When a teen walks into the library, how do they feel, what do they see, and what can they expect from us? @1libraryavenger
When a teen walks into the library, how do they feel, what do they see, and what can they expect from us? @1libraryavenger
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