Community Forum Follow-Up Discussion
This forum is being posted as a follow up to the Community Forum live chat on Friday, October 28. Members are invited to post their comments and suggestions on the following questions below. Also attached is a PDF transcript from the live chat. To view the initial background discussion, please check out the ALSC Strategic Focus Discussion under General Discussion in the ALSC Discussion page: http://connect.ala.org/node/151258
Each question will be post as a comment below. Please respond within the comment by clicking "reply" to the individual comments.
- 1. Who are the tweens in our libraries?
2. What are the significant similarities and differences between programs and services for tweens/younger elementary children/"real" teens?
3. If you have children’s librarians and teen librarians in your library system, who is responsible for serving tweens?
4. How can we garner administrative support so that front line staff can offer service to this special group?