Consulting and Training from YALSA
YALSA is your source for training and consulting in services for teens. Among other resources and programs, our training and consulting portfolio includes:
Free, online training videos: YALSA Academy's training videos are made by librarians and library staff for librarians and library staff. Topics include advocacy, collection development, and more. Learn more about YALSA Academy.
Face-to-face institutes: YALSA offers face-to-face training! You provide the attendees and the space; we'll provide training materials and a content expert. Learn more about face-to-face training.
The following full-day workshops are available for licensing from YALSA:
- Beginners' Guide to Teens and Libraries
- Get Graphic @ Your Library
- Power Up with Print
- Speak Up, Stand Up, Step Up: Advocating for Teens
- Teens & Tech: Current Trends
Training kits: Bring the power of YALSA to your library! YALSA's Young Adults Deserve the Best training kits are self-paced instructional kits provide customizable PowerPoints with a complete script and optional group activities. Each kit is accompanied by a literature review and each PowerPoint presentation is accompanied by a list of additional resources. Learn more about Young Adults Deserve the Best.
Online Trainer Community: connect with other trainers and share tips and ideas via YALSA's Facebook page for trainers.
Consulting: consulting is available on a range of topics relating to teen services in libraries, including: strategic planning, budgeting, evaluation of the overall teen services program, collection development, staffing the teen department, managing teen behavior, and more.
For a quick list of programs and pricing, click here.
Questions about training and consulting from YALSA? Contact Nicole Gibby Munguia, Program Officer for Continuing Education at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5293