Monthly archives: October, 2016

Pop Culture in Libraries: Making libraries relevant to our youth or a transparent gimmick?

Connecting with people is one of the specialties of libraries and I see no better way for libraries to connect with young people than by bringing pop culture, ‘modern popular culture channelled via the mass media that is aimed particularly at young people’, into the library in a variety of forms. When reading through the discussion questions for …

Teens in the Library: Win-Win Strategies

  The first question in the Children and Teens Twitter Chat was about the problems posed by young people unattended in the library and what should be done about it. As @rebeccasrandall rightly pointed out in the chat, there is a big distinction between kids and teens and library policies concerning young people in the …

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