Young people between 15 and 20 years old around the world live in very different geographic, social, economic, every-day life conditions.
Some attend secondary school or university, some work, some both study and work and some do not study nor work. Changing, fickle,
they are at an age that is key for self-construction, and they often receive little support from adults.
Cultural institutions in every country struggle to attract these teenagers and young adults. They are an important
target for cultural workers trying to interest them in reading. How can we give or restore a place for reading in their lives?
How can 15-20 year olds that do not read be led to reading? What roles can be played by physical and digital libraries, by schools and
cultural institutions, by associations and work places? This conference intends to study these questions and to produce recommendations
useful to practitioners.
The expected audience is likely to include public and school librarians, teachers, cultural workers, students and scholars as well
other professionals working with teenagers and young adults.
Bibliothèque nationale de France, site François-Mitterrand, petit auditorium
Quai François-Mauriac, Paris 13e. Métro Quai de la Gare (ligne 6) ou Bibliothèque François Mitterrand (ligne 13)
Lignes 6 (Quai de la gare), 14 et RER C (Bibliothèque François-Mitterrand)
Lignes 89, 62, 64, 132 et 325
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