Helping Youth Transition from Children's to Teen Services

Teen services librarians have a challenging role in trying to provide space and programming that meets the diverse needs of their patrons. How do you bridge the gap between tweens and teens? Join Jason Lamb, Tween Librarian for the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, as he shows you ways to change your space and programs to appeal to tweens, and provides reading recommendations for tweens transitioning to teen services. Discussion topics on this webinar will include:

  • Tween-friendly space
  • Tween programming
  • Reading recommendations for the tween to teen transition
    1. From tween lit to teen lit.
    2. From teen lit to tween lit.


Jason Lamb, Tween Librarian, Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Date(s) & Time(s)

Thursday, May 16, 2013

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Eastern
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Central
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Mountain
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Pacific

Credits &/or CEUs Heading

A certificate of participation is available for attendees of this live webinar.


$29 for students

$39 for individual YALSA members

$49 for all other individuals

$195 for group registrations. YALSA’s group rate provides an institution with 10 individual logins.

Technical Requirements

This webinar will be presented using the Adobe Connect platform. Please ensure that you have Adobe Flash Player Version 10.1 or later on your computer. Audio for this webinar will be streamed over computer speakers, and you will be able to ask questions and interact with the presenter and other webinar participants via chat.

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How to Register

Register online today!

Registration is also available with a purchase order or by mail. Please download this form and submit with a purchase order or check. Faxed or mailed registrations must be received by the Monday prior to the Thursday webinar.

Cancellations must be submitted in writing up to one week prior to the event. No phone cancellations will be accepted. A $5 processing fee will be deducted from the registration amount. Please mail registration cancellations to:

American Library Association
ATTN: MACS, Online CE Registration
50 E. Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611

Fax: 1-312-280-1538

Refunds will be processed after the event. YALSA reserves the right to cancel a course or workshop for insufficient registration or other reasons.

Registration closes May 14. 2013


Please contact Nicole Gibby Munguia at or 312.280.5293 with any questions.