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What do young people need from their library?

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The survey is open until Monday 15 July and all answers are anonymous.

As a parent with young children libraries around the world were a place of refuge, a place to meet other parents, a place where I got to introduce my children to books, pictures and the delights of the written word. The question that the Richmond Tweed Regional Library are now asking is what makes a positive, useful, and engaging library space for young people to come and enjoy the resources, the quiet, and the pleasure of pictures and words? 

They have launched the 2024 Byron Area Youth Survey is aimed at people aged 12-24 to help shape library spaces for young people in the Byron Shire.

‘We would love to hear from all young people, users and non-users of the library space,’ they said in a recent press release. 

‘We are trying to make the library a more friendly useful space for young people. We would love your input on how you use the library, what would make it a better place for you, or if you don’t use the library at all, what we can do to change that.’

The survey is open until Monday 15 July and all answers are anonymous. To take the survey go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Byron_Library_Youth_Survey.


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