This work is designed to help librarians entice young adult readers to hang out at the library during the summer. It is organized by sections so the reader can focus on their interests: incentives; thematic programmes; novelties; participations; or teens with special needs.
Katharine L. Kan has been conducting youth programs since 1989. She is currently a freelance library consultant and writer, and works with Brodart's book division selecting graphic novels and YA literature. A popular workshop presenter and VOYA reviewer, she has also worked as YA librarian at Allen County Public Library and in numerous YA posts in the Hawaii State Public Library System spanning more than a decade. She holds her MLS from the University of Hawaii at Manoa's Graduate School of Library Studies (now known as the Library & Information Science Program).