Youth Ages and Stages


In order to work effectively with and advocate for all youth, library staff need a basic understanding of how youth develop, their needs, and their assets. This workshop summarizes key child and youth development research and focuses on how to create inclusive and equitable programs that are appropriate for the diverse set youth you work with.


  • Danielle Jones, Multnomah County Library/Capitol Hill
  • Greta Bergquist, State Library of Oregon, Youth Services Consultant

Not recorded at the request of the speakers.

youth ages and stages slides
youth ages and stages equity_framework_draft
youth ages and stages developmental_ages_and_stages_age_8_18
youth ages_and_stages_reflection_and_toolbox