Working with Tweens: What’s up with these “in-betweeners”?
August 4, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MDT
Session Slides (PDF)
Do you have 9–12-year-olds who visit your library? Are you interested in this age group and wonder how to make their library experience positive for everyone? Would you like some practical advice on interacting with tweens? In this session, gain skills and knowledge to become equipped, excited, and empowered to better serve this fun age group. Learn about typical tween development, collect tips for positive interactions with tweens, and practice your newfound knowledge during scenario discussions.
Christa Funke is a Senior Librarian in Family & Children’s Services at Pikes Peak Library District in Colorado Springs, Colorado where she focuses primarily on Tween Services. She loves hanging out with family and friends, reading middle grade fiction, and watching reality tv competitions.