YX Librarian Presentations & Accomplishments


The inaugural cohort of YX Librarians has been active participators in their communities and on the national scale. Check out a list of the places they have presented:

  • YALSA Summit 2017 – The Future of the Past
  • North Carolina Library Association Conference 2017 – You Too Can Code (poster)
  • ALA Midwinter Meeting 2018 – Computational Thinking for Pre-Schoolers & Confidence and Facilitation is Key: Infusing Technology into YouthPrograms
  • ALA Annual 2018 – Bridging the Tech Knowledge Gap: Empowering Your Community Through a Seamless YX Design
  • Libraries Ready to Code Grant (recipient)

YX Cohort Presentation_YALSA Summit


Please check out a recent presentation from a few of the outstanding YX Librarians. 

Mega Subramaniam , Rachel McDonald, Jennifer Ilardi, and Shannon Lake discuss many of the skills set out in the Competencies. These include: Cultural Competence and Responsiveness, Continuous Learning, Outcomes and Assessment, Community Engagement, Teen Growth and Development, and Interactions with Teens.

To read the full article, visit Teen Services Competencies for Library Staff: The Future of the Past.