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Event Name: Consistent Programming and Unrelenting Empathy: Building a Teen Audience
Competency:Teen Programming

Reaching the teens in your community can be tough even in the best of times, but the COVID-19 pandemic has left many of us wondering: where did all the teens go?  Join Steve Moser and Sarah Amazing, long-time teen librarians, as we share our tried-and-true strategies and brainstorm some new ideas. While there's no guarantee that if you do this they will come, it has worked for countless libraries.  Through a multi-step process, learn how to help set yourself up for success.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the importance of creating a safe, welcoming space for ALL teens
  • Develop strategies for determining teens’ needs & interests and connecting them to programs
  • Refresh their planning & marketing knowledge

Sarah Amazing is the Teen Services Supervisor at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library. Having worked with teens since 2007, she has worked with YALSA and the Ohio Library Council as a committee member, speaker, and writer. She writes at

Steve Moser is the Teen Services Librarian at the Trotwood Branch of the Dayton Metro Library. Having worked with teens in libraries since 2004, he has worked with the Ohio Library Council on multiple committees, chairing several. Steve is currently a part of Ohio's Transforming Teen Services Team through YALSA.

Event Date:4/5/2022
Event Time:10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Eastern
Location:Online via Zoom
Contact Person:Melissa Lattanzi
Details:Who should attend:  Anyone interested in getting teens into the library
Competencies:  Teen Programming

Non-Member Cost:      $40
NEO-RLS Bronze Member Cost:  $24
NEO-RLS Silver Member Cost:   FREE
NEO-RLS Gold Member Cost:    FREE
NEO-RLS Individual Member Cost:  $20

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