I know we’re out there, because I’m one of them: New Adults. This category, often used as a marketing demographic for publishers, has more recently been creeping into the periphery of public library service. The Arlington Public Library in Arlington, Virginia, recently hosted an “indoor recess” event as part of their summer reading programming, catering to twenty-somethings in the area. That same system (one for which I admittedly work) is also doing a series of “adulting” programs this fall. But what else can we offer New Adults of the Millennial generation who seemingly have everything from information to socializing to entertainment literally at their fingertips every minute of the day?
Thanks to I Need a Library Job for publishing my answers to this question and more. Follow the link to read the full article.