Young Patrons

Youth and Social Technology in the Library

There is no denying that social technology is becoming the standard format for information sharing (and in some cases information gathering) for children and teens today. Annette Lamb observes that “according to the NETS (National Educational Technology Standards), to be successful in today’s information-rich society, students must be able to use technology effectively” (p. 1, […]

Bridging the Digital Divide

Look into any place of business, classroom, doctor’s office, or even retail store these days and you’ll find that they all have one thing in common: they all have computers. In order to get a job, get an education, or get ahead, young people have to be intimately familiar with technology, so why are we […]