Young Activists and the Public Library: Facilitating Democracy

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Author: Virginia A. Walter

Assisted by social media and other digital tools, today’s children and teens are energetic and active participants in a host of social causes, from climate change and gun control to voting rights and racial equity. Public libraries can facilitate their activism by providing trustworthy information and creating opportunities for young people to develop leadership and participation skills. A past president of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), in this book Walter demonstrates how libraries can foster greater civic literacy and civic engagement in young patrons. 

This book shows how public libraries can facilitate democracy by empowering the passionate activism of today’s children and teens.

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