Youth Services

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1-800 Children

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What Help Can You Receive From The Youth Services Consultant?

The Youth Services Consultant is available to aid member libraries with issues relating to library services provided to Children and Teens.

Suggested service areas from the Kansas Public Library Youth Services Guidelines:

  • Youth Services Administration;
  • Design and arrangement of Children’s and Teen Facilities;
  • Collections and Weeding;
  • Reference and Reader’s Advisory services;
  • Community partnerships, working with volunteers, and outreach;
  • Program planning;
  • Training and information;
  • Public relations.