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Making youth participation work for teen spaces

Making Youth Participation Work for Teen Spaces…

Dr. Anthony Bernier San Jose State University

[email protected]


Shelving Basics:

What we get used to in library school

  • book “butts” out

  • left-to-right

  • same-level shelving

  • open space on right

  • everything to shelf lip…


Shelving Basics 101: What we get used to in library school

  • Everything in alpha-numeric order

  • Shelves are for books

  • Order preserves access

  • “Consistency is the foundation of virtue”


  • Library Aesthetics:

  • “Order”

  • “Structure”

  • “Balance”

  • “Flow”

  • “Unity”

  • “Consistency”


Teen Aesthetics:

~asymmetry

~contrast

~exaggeration

~irony

~reuse

~totems


  • Library Aesthetics:

  • “Order”

  • “Structure”

  • “Balance”

  • “Flow”

  • “Unity”

  • “Consistency”

Teen Aesthetics:

~asymmetry

~contrast

~exaggeration

~irony

~reuse

~totems


  • “HotShelving” Review:

  • Book Cover Art:

  • Shelf Space:

  • Shelving Appliances:

  • Off-the Shelf Applications:


“While we might feel that no one should judge a book by its cover, the truth is that everyone does. It doesn’t matter how popular the content will be with young adults if the cover design keeps them from picking it up.”

Dorothy Broderick, (former editor, Voice of Youth Advocates - VOYA)



HotShelving asCommunication

  • Shelf Space:

  • Use entire shelf, every inch

  • “Wrap” shelves

  • Use back of shelves and “end caps”

  • Use airspace

  • Vary shelf heights

  • Use “Book bricks”


HotShelving asCommunication

  • Stacking and Grouping:

  • “Pancaking”

  • Author or series “stacking”

  • Genre or theme building


“Merchandizing your YA collection means taking an active role in making the collection one that teens will want to browse through and spend time within.”

-Mary Ann Nichols, 2002


“Cover a portion of your wall with heavy paper and use that as an ongoing canvas for poetry, doodling, or composing.”

-Susan Levitt

Teen Feng Shui, 2003


Libraries are that as an ongoing canvas for poetry, doodling, or composing.”spaces of exploration not spaces of collections!


  • “HotShelving” that as an ongoing canvas for poetry, doodling, or composing.” Concepts:

  • book cover art

  • shelf spaces

  • shelving appliances

  • off-the-shelf-applications


  • Repetition that as an ongoing canvas for poetry, doodling, or composing.”

  • Angularity

  • Color

  • Three-dimensionality


“HotShelving” helps poor readers that as an ongoing canvas for poetry, doodling, or composing.”


“HotShelving” helps teens reluctant approach our desks that as an ongoing canvas for poetry, doodling, or composing.”


“HotShelving” that as an ongoing canvas for poetry, doodling, or composing.”entices teens into picking up material they ignore otherwise.


Phase I: Research that as an ongoing canvas for poetry, doodling, or composing.”

4 Steps…

Spatial diagnosis

User satisfaction survey

Develop décor and space change options

Focus group


Phase II: Collaboration and Review that as an ongoing canvas for poetry, doodling, or composing.”

3 Steps…

Briefing with selected (youth) staff

Vetted plan for administration

Presentation to system-wide staff


Phase III: Execution and Evaluation that as an ongoing canvas for poetry, doodling, or composing.”

3 Final Steps…

Implement accepted plan

Do post-occupancy study

Final written assessment (for administration and staff)


Teen advisory groups

Teen Advisory Groups that as an ongoing canvas for poetry, doodling, or composing.”

  • Indeterminate size/number of participants

  • Regular or on-going meetings

  • Broad range of activities and interests


Teen space focus group 10 key factors

Participant limit between 10-15 that as an ongoing canvas for poetry, doodling, or composing.”

1 or 2 meetings only

Narrow topic range

Not brainstorming but responses

Discipline the agenda

Teen Space Focus Group(10 key factors)


Teen space focus group 10 key factors1

6. “R-form” the group often that as an ongoing canvas for poetry, doodling, or composing.”

7. Show examples more than once

8. Lots of ways to record responses

9. See sample agenda in packet

10. Have fun!

Teen Space Focus Group (10 key factors)


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