Youth Services 101

When: Sept 25 – Nov 19, 2023 (8 weeks)

Where: Online, asynchronous (see more info)

Cost: $350 (10% discount if you register 2 weeks before the start date)

CE Credit: 2.6 CEUs/26 LEUs

Program #: 308624


Payment and Cancellation Policy

Questions? Email the CE Team

Looking to ground yourself in the basics of youth services for public libraries? Whether you are new to the field, need a refresher, or just need a breath of fresh air, this course will look at the past, present and, future of great service for children and teens.


  • Child development
  • Collection building
  • Programming, planning
  • Advocacy
  • Outreach
  • Partnerships
  • Kid-friendly environments
  • Trends in service
  • Success with difficult patrons


Headshot of BrookeBrooke Newberry holds a Master’s Degree in Library Science from Indiana University and is the Youth Services Manager at the La Crosse (WI) Public Library. She has served on the 2023 Caldecott Committee, as chair of the Early Childhood Programs and Services Committee for the Association of Library Services to Children (ALSC), and numerous other committees for ALSC.