Embracing Teen Voice through Authentic Publication at the Library
Sunday, January 29, 2023
12:10 PM – 12:30 PM
Location: Morial Convention Center, ShopTalk Area A (LLX Marketplace, Hall J)
Teens have something to say, and it’s up to us to listen. From a literary magazine for younger children to a curated anthology by and for teens about civic activism to social media and blog posts, The New York Public Library’s Young Adult Services department has leveraged print and digital media and the library’s platform to show teens that their voices matter and that their ideas are worthy of a broad audience. Join this Shop Talk to learn about how we have created innovative publication opportunities for teens and how you can do the same at your library.
Upon completion, participant will be able to describe why authentic publication for teens in library spaces is a powerful component of young adult programming.
Upon completion, participant will be able to identify how to incorporate teen publication into their library programming.
Upon completion, participant will be able to list the components of a successful teen library publishing program that showcases teen voice and creativity.