Applications are now open at for YALSA’s two-way mentoring program.YALSA’s new mentoring program will pair an experienced librarian with a new librarian or graduate student in a library science program. YALSA believes that we all have important skills and knowledge that we can share with one another and so this program encourages protégés to share their skills and know-how with their mentor.

YALSA will accept applications from YALSA members in two categories: protégés and mentors. Protégés are defined as those with five years’ experience or less or students in a graduate library school program. Mentors are defined as those with more than six years’ experience.

Questions? Check out the Mentoring Program FAQ or contact Eve Gaus, YALSA Program Officer for continuing education, at or 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5293.

Applications are due by June 30.

About Stephanie Kuenn

Stephanie Kuenn is the communications specialist for YALSA, where she is responsible for YALSA's web content, publications, and media relations. She is currently pursuing an M.A. in library and information studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and holds an M.S. from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and a B.A. in history and journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She enjoys baking, watching sports, and reading. Her favorite book is "All the King's Men" by Robert Penn Warren.

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