Bucks Youth Summit 2023 – Spaces and Places for Young People


Key messages received:

  • Most young people do not have a library card – many did when they were younger, but haven’t been to the library in years. The opportunity to join online was well-received.
  • Many young attendees were interested in accessing events and books on STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths).
  • Young people often need, and struggle to access, quiet study spaces. They would like libraries to offer quiet study spaces to young people.
  • Attendees were interested the libraries’ eResources – especially those who would struggle to get to their local library due to distance.
  • Attendees were happy to hear about the Reading Well collection (about supporting mental health).

More information coming soon!


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