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Services for Youth - Hartshorne Public Library

Institute in Public Librarianship

Thursday, May 2, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)

Services for Youth - Hartshorne Public Library

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Services for Youth

6 hour class (Spring)

A. Reference

B. Readers' Advisory

C. Programming

D. Marketing

Upon completing this class, students will have knowledge of:  

  • the stages of childhood and adolescent development
  • ethical issues involved in reference service, including confidentiality, objectivity and limitations on interpreting information provided to youth
  • effective reference interview skills, including the analysis of requests and the design of search strategies
  • techniques to establish a welcoming atmosphere and actively encourage children’s and young adults’ participation in library programs and resources
  • the skills needed to fulfill information requests through access to the general collection, digital and community resources, and other libraries and agencies
  • the characteristics of basic types of reference tools
  • the wide range of potential information resources, including the general library collection, reference materials, community resources and the resources of other libraries and agencies
  • effective reader's advisory interview skills including the clarification of patron's interests
  • reference and readers’ advisory tools specifically tailored to children or youth
  • cooperative efforts between the public library and the school library and how those efforts can enhance services
  • the development of a children’s and a young adult collection, including award winning materials, classic materials and age appropriate materials
  • the use of programs to stimulate reading skills in children and youth the development of library programs based on community needs
  • the planning, presentation and evaluation of library programs for youth
  • programming resources available both locally and statewide
  • techniques for marketing library service





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Hartshorne Public Library
720 Pennsylvania Ave
Hartshorne, OK 74547

Thursday, May 2, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)

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Oklahoma Department of Libraries

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