Tweens...After School Behavior: To Battle or Engage? (live webinar)

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Event Name: Tweens...After School Behavior: To Battle or Engage?
Competency: Programming and Patron Awareness

Do you dread the after school crowd? Tired of shushing over and over and getting nowhere? Stuck in a rut in programming for your tweens? This webinar will help give you some ideas and information to help you with your tween crowd.

Learning Objectives:

  • How to develop relationships and rapport with your tweens
  • Tactics for combating after school behavior
  • Develop programming ideas for tweens


Joy Mueller is the Youth Literacy Associate at Tuscarawas County Public Library in New Philadelphia, OH. With a background in education, she's worked in libraries for nearly six years. Currently, she programs for storytimes, tween technology clubs, school-age programs, and guerrilla programs. She enjoys creating ridiculous games for her programs and roaming through the shelves of bookstores and libraries.

Tracy Carpenter is a Children's Customer Service Associate at Tuscarawas County Public Library in New Philadelphia, Ohio. She's been with the Tuscarawas County Public Libraries for a total of 4 years and in the children's department for about a year and a half. Tracy attended Kent State University Tuscarawas majoring in Business Management and lives in New Philadelphia with her husband and 2 tween/ teen children. She's involved in programming for all ages, but specializes in tween programming which consists of both scheduled programming- such as Afterschool Art and Food Frenzy programs - and Guerrilla or "On The Fly" Programming.

Event Date: 3/20/2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern
Location: Online
Via Adobe Connect
Contact Person: Melissa Lattanzi
(phone: 3306550531)
Details: Who should attend:  Anyone interested in working with tweens
Competency:  Programming and patron awareness

GEO Cost:      $40
SERLS Members:   $24   
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Event Type: 
Issues and Trends
Online Course
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:00