YALSA’s Going Mobile webinar offers easy, free ways to connect libraries, teens, and cell phones
For Immediate Release
CHICAGO — Three-quarters of U.S. teens have cell phones — and you can easily use the devices to engage teens at your library at very little expense. Learn how to make your library cell-phone friendly in YALSA’s Nov. 18 webinar, Going Mobile: Teens, Libraries and Cell Phones, hosted by Jennifer Velasquez. The webinar will take place at 2 p.m. EST. Registration is now open at www.ala.org/yalsa/webinars.
- Use a free text-messaging service to alert teens to library events
- Host cell phone novel-writing programs or texting contests to engage teens in library services
- Understand teen cell use and demographics, as more minority teens use cell phones to connect to the Internet