Young Adult Round Table

Handouts are now available for the 2013 CSRT/YART Fall Workshop.  The Workshop was held at the Cedar City Library on October 4, 2013.

Oh! The Lessons We Learn from Gertrude McFuzz by Melinda Barlow

Using Technology in Storytime by Tina Bartholoma

Get with the Program, Get Graphic: Using Graphics and Graphic Novels for Programming and Advertising by Natalie Daniel and Sarah Hall

Creative Libraries Utah Can Work for You! by Tegan Davis

Lock-Ins and Drop-Ins: Tween and Teen Programs on a Shoestring by Bekah Goodman

Leapin Lizards! What Will Young Adult Services of the Future Look Like and How Do We Get There by Trish Hull

Serving Incarcerated Youth by Carrie Rogers-Whitehead

Engage Your Core by Heidi Tice

Library Service on the Movie by Patricia Tompkins




Save the Date!
CSRT/YART Fall Workshop
Friday, October 4, 2013
at the Cedar City Library Library
Keynote Speaker:
Nathan Hale, Illustrator
Book a hotel early as it is the same weekend as the St. George Marathon!
More information to come soon! 



Don't miss the 2012 CSRT/YSRT Fall Workshop.  It's "Back to Basics" this fall as we explore ways to keep youth engaged in reading and learning through library programs and activities.  All staff who work with children and teens in either public and school libraries are invited.  The workshop will be Friday, October 12 at the new West Jordan Library in Salt Lake County.  Registration will open in early September on the ULA site.  More details about the schedule and cost coming soon.


Handouts are available for the following YART programs from ULA 2011 in Layton:


Crafts on a Dime

Games Games Games

Groups, Gatherings, and Grandiose Ideas for Teens

Word on the Street

Working with Teen Volunteers


Handouts from the CSRT/YART conference can be found on the wiki. Also, check out pictures from the conference on the YART flickr page.

For current news, ideas and more visit the YART Wiki

For current photos visit the YART flickr page

For previous newsletters, visit our newsletter archive page



Current Officers: 

Jamie Ward
Youth Services Librarian
Magna Branch, Salt Lake County Library System
2675 S. 8950 W.
Magna, UT 84044
Work Phone: 944-7547

Vice Chair
Heidi Tice
Youth Services Librarian
Holladay Branch, Salt Lake County Library System
Work Phone: 801-943-4636