Survey and analysis of San José teens Eureka Leadership Institute May 5, 2009 Angie Miraflor
What is the project? Better understanding of teens’ needs!
Why are we doing this? Listen to the community Know our focus Grants Fundraising Friends’ groups
What have we done so far? Expected • Data gathering • Meeting teens • Meeting adults Unexpected • New partnerships • Paper is popular! • Surveys were most difficult • Economy
What are we doing now? Analyze data Find trends, develop recommendations Present to teens, librarians, and administration
How do we measure our success? • The Teen Impact • More involvement • Increase in teensReach • Sense of ownership • More teens in library • Better partnerships
How will SJPL make a difference? • The library is for teens! • Adjusting to needs • Always listening • Understand our position in teen community • Understand how we fit within other organizations
Questions? Thank you!