Public Library Programming for Youth:Creative Writing as a Tool for Literacy and Adolescent Development

by Gregg, Elizabeth J

Abstract (Summary)
This case study examines the self-reported benefits of participation in a creative writing workshop for young adults at Durham County’s Main Branch of the Public Library by interviewing past participants of the program.

Teenagers who participated in Write On! report an increase in the skills and attitudes that lead to the development of healthy adolescents.

Bibliographical Information:

Advisor:Sandra Hughes-Hassell

School:University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

School Location:USA - North Carolina

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:adolescent development public library programming creative writing


Date of Publication:04/11/2008

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