For immediate release | April 25, 2011

Make over your library with YALSA’s May Teen Space Design webinar

CHICAGO — Looking for ways to spruce up your existing teen space? Or are you moving into a new building and need to redesign or plan something new? Join Kim Bolan Cullin as she discusses the latest in teen space planning and implementation in the Young Adult Library Services Association’s (YALSA) May 19 webinar, to be held at 2 p.m. EDT.

Participants will learn the nuts and bolts of basic teen space design, including actively engaging teens throughout the process, incorporating their ideas and maintaining ongoing involvement. Cullin will also discuss the latest teen space trends, including planning tools, layout, décor, digital creativity and interactivity, collaborative spaces and more.

Registration is now open at Webinars cost $29 for student members, $39 for individual YALSA members, $49 for all other individuals and $195 for groups. YALSA’s group rate applies to a group of people that will watch the webinar together in one location. Registration is open at Questions can be sent to Eve Gaus, YALSA’s program officer for continuing education, at or 1 (800) 545-2433, ext. 5293.

For more than 50 years, YALSA has been the world leader in selecting books, videos and audiobooks for teens. For more information about YALSA or for lists of recommended reading, viewing and listening, go to, or contact the YALSA office by phone, (800) 545-2433, ext. 4390, or e-mail,


Stephanie Kuenn