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Seamless youth services for every age and stage

by Loop, Karis, 1966- (Author)

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"This book will argue for a shift toward seeing youth services as a continuum, not a series of distinct stages. When the latter viewpoint is followed, young patrons often lack support and are thrust from one phase to the next without sufficient guidance. This book will help librarians identify areas... Full description

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Summary: "This book will argue for a shift toward seeing youth services as a continuum, not a series of distinct stages. When the latter viewpoint is followed, young patrons often lack support and are thrust from one phase to the next without sufficient guidance. This book will help librarians identify areas in which the services they offer are not doing enough to support advancing readers and program attendees. It will include transitional programming designed to support the forward progress of young patrons. This should result in quantitative results, such as a higher retention rate from lapsit to teen years and a reduced decline in program attendance, circulation rates, and general library use as children grow"--
Physical Description: xv, 78 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography: Includes index.
ISBN: 9780838919255
0838919251
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