Teen Reading Lounge Observer's Orientation

Pittsburgh, PA

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Teen Reading Lounge Observers' Orientation

You are cordially invited to the Pennsylvania Humanities Council's orientation for Teen Reading Lounge (TRL) observers.

In addition to learning more about TRL, you will learn about:

  • Your role in developing a best practices manual for TRL, a book discussion program for young adults
  • Preparing for your role as observers
  • Collaborating with TRL libraries and their facilitators
  • Observers' protocols

In addition, you are invited to lunch where you will have the chance to get to know your TRL library staffer and facilitator. 

2012-13 Teen Reading Lounge is a collaboration with the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.  The development of the best practices manual is a collaboration with the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, as well as the University of Pittsburgh's Western Pennsylvania Writing Project and Allegheny Intermediate Unit. 


Date: Saturday, January 12, 2013

Time: 12:30 – 3:00 pm

  • Networking lunch from 12:30 to 1:30
  • Orientation from 1:45 to 3:00


University of Pittsburgh

Wesley W. Posvar Hall

Dean's Colloquium Room (5604)

Parking:  There is ample street parking on Saturdays.


Please confirm your attendance by Monday, December 28 and let us know if you are not coming to lunch.

Please dress comfortably!  In case of inclement weather, the orientation will be held on Saturday, January 19.

Teen Reading Lounge is supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities and federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

This meeting is generously hosted by the University of Pittsburgh's Western Pennsylvania Writing Project.