Be There & Speak Up: The Future of Libraries & Teens YALSA Virtual Town Hall #3

2013! It’s a big year for YALSA and for the future of libraries and teens. Why? Because not only did YALSA receive funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to figure out what that future is, the association partnered with Connected Learning.TV for a month-long series of events on the very same topic topic. (Obviously the future of libraries and teens is something worth talking about.) The Connected Learning.TV series fits perfectly with all of the other activities YALSA has going on as a part of the National Forum on Libraries and Teens. As a matter of fact, the two projects come together in late May when a YALSA & Connected Learning TV event on May 21 at 1PM Eastern provides a lead in into the next and final virtual town hall that will take place at 2PM (that same day) in YALSA’s Adobe Connect Space.

This final virtual town hall is another excellent opportunity for library staff serving teens, educators, library administrators, and stakeholders to come together and make their voices heard. The topic for this town hall is the future of libraries and teens. Participants will be asked to consider ideas such as:

  • Imagine that you have the power to create the ideal library services for teens.’  What would they look like?
  • What do you think is exciting about the future you imagine for library services to teens? Continue reading