Extremely popular training to examine strategies to improve and enhance library services to teenagers.
Anne has extensive experience of providing courses on this subject, for local authorities, for regional organisations and for national bodies in the UK and beyond. She always adapts her training to local circumstances and requirements.
Her courses on working with teenagers are suitable for public, school and further education library staff, and as cross-sector training.
Topics explored include:
The training is backed up by a comprehensive set of handouts.
Watch Anne talk about her CILIP course Working with teenagers in library and information services here.
Anne also provides cross-sector training on working with teenagers for practitioners in libraries, museums, archives and other cultural and heritage organisations.
A great deal of practical ideas to take back to area libraries, YA consultation, display ideas, marketing and activity ideas - lots to enthuse.
Reminded me of how it felt to be a teenager and what would have been of use to me.
Given lots of ideas to me and very helpful information prior to starting our teenage reading group.
It will help me to focus on looking at things from the teenage users’ point of view.
The course trainer was really knowledgeable and had lots of interesting ideas and comments to share.
Positive vibe about working with teenagers, and lots of great ideas and links to follow up. Course teacher was flexible and enthusiastic.
Viral communication was a new idea to me. Going to contact coordinators in local secondary schools and suggest a competition to create best YouTube video promoting library.
Learnt a lot today. The first thing I will do is try and find out what teenagers are interested in and consult them and see how they want to be involved in developing their space and find out what types of events and activities they would like.
Fantastic course: great insight into teens and reading, lively discussions, really enjoyed all elements of the day.