How to Create Welcoming Spaces for Teens

ImageUse the new National Teen Space Guidelines to evaluate & improve your library's teen space — both physical & virtual (including your library's website, blogs, and social media.)

These guidelines offer best practices and a blueprint for creating effective & welcoming spaces for teens.

Developed by the Young Adult Library Services Association, you can read the Guidelines in their entirety at the YALSA website or download the print-friendly PDF version.

→ You'll definitely want to check out their list of "model spaces" (both physical and online) as inspiration for your library to consider and emulate.

And take a look at the newly-remodeled teen area at the Oakfield Public Library!