Get teens in the door for some delicious treats and spooky fun in October. Not only will you find ideas for celebrating with popcorn, pizza and cookies this month, you’ll also find creative ways for teens to express themselves, such as journal jars, poetry and monster makeup. October is also Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, and you’ll find ideas for encouraging random acts of kindness.
Emily provides fun, interactive programming and services for teens in her community at Greenwood Public Library (IN). She has worked for nine years building a vibrant and successful Teen Services Department. Emily was a 2012 Library Journal Mover and Shaker and is passionate about providing opportunities for teens to create, experience and imagine in their libraries. She is also a self-proclaimed nerd and blogs at thegnominglibrarian.com. Connect with Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter and Instagram @gnomegrlem.