Resources (Previous Articles)

Please check this area again soon to view lists of essential resources for YA library services in the UK, including potential funding sources, information on how to start and/or grow YA services in your library, and idea for low-cost, high-impact teen events and workshops.

If you’re looking for teen library blogs and resources outside of YA Library UK, please take a look at the Where to Find…/Links page.

+Funding Sources for Teen/YA Library Services
+Helping Teens Lead and Fund Library Projects

Getting Started:
+How To Create a Teen Space In Your Library
+Starting a Teen Advisory Group
+Teen Advisory Group DOs and DON’Ts

Rules / Advice for Dealing with Disruptive Teens:
+Hark! A Noise!: A Guide for Dealing with Disruptive Teens in Your Library

Advice for Dealing with Ressitant Staff:
+Staff vs. Teens: From Venting to Respect (guest post by Sue Knesel)

Programming and Events:
+Teen Groups and Clubs in Your Library
+Outstanding One-Off Events for Teens
+Wonderful Workshops for Teens
+Compelling Competitions for Teens

+YA Bookshelf Project UK (click through to participate!)

+Where To? New Venues for Teen Outreach
+Getting Started with Teen Outreach
+The Portable Library: Teen Library Services to Take Away

On a Shoestring:
+Creating a Teen Offer without Staff or a Budget
+Effective Teen Programming in Just a Few Hours Every Week
+Teen Volunteers and Your Library
+Helping Teens Lead and Fund Library Projects

Readers Advisory/Reading Recommendations
+“Teen Readers’ Advisory Toolkit”: Matching Books to Teens
+Giving Teen Genre Readers Time (or) Fighting the Tyranny of Reading

Working with Age-Specific Teen Groups:
+Engaging Older Teens and Young Adults (guest post by Penny Johnson)

Resources for Teens:
+Online Countercultural Resources for Information-Hungry Young Adults (guest post by Clyde Beard)

Training and Courses:
+Training and Courses for Library Staff Working with Young People


One Response to “Resources (Previous Articles)”


  1. Welcome to New Subscribers and Updates « YA Library UK - May 20, 2011

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