“Dealing with Disruptive Teens / Tweens in the Library” + Webinar on “Dangerous Situations”

We’ve just posted a new blog site post by Dr. Albrecht in our “Library Service, Safety, & Security” section of Library 2.: “Working with Disruptive Teens / Tweens in the Library.” This article is component of a new Library 2. element, “Question Dr. Steve.”

Concern: The situation that we get most usually is a group of 4 to 10 youth tweens and/or teenagers taking more than an spot in the library, becoming loud and disruptive, enjoy-fighting, yelling, and laughing loudly. What is the most effective way of dealing with this?

Examine Dr. Steve’s answer in this article. 
Whilst Dr. Albrecht’s two times-monthly podcast and blog posts are out there for free, as are our regular mini-conferences and all the conference recordings, we also offer a collection of Dr. Albrecht paid webinars and recordings which are offered for individual or team viewing here.

We also invite you to our following paid out webinar, March 31st: “Dangerous Scenarios: Dealing with Serious Challenges and Maintaining All people Risk-free,” partwork of the Library 2. “Important Librarian” Sequence with Dr. Albrecht.


A 60-moment coaching webinar presented by Library 2. and hosted by ALA writer and library support, safety, and security expert, Dr. Steve Albrecht.

Occasionally library staff are faced with a predicament that goes outside of awkward or difficult and is most likely, or really, dangerous. These can be behaviors that are outside guidelines, are not allowed in your Code of Conduct, are illegal, or are even worse.

We all hope that we will not have to facial area demanding psychological health crises, very seriously-problematic substance abuse, violent actions, a bomb threat, an energetic shooter, or some other actual emergency, but we need to be well prepared to continue to keep ourselves and our patrons risk-free if we do.

This overview session on how to reply move-by-action to dangerous predicaments in the library is a further in our “Essential Librarian Collection,” designed to be revealed to new staff members and leaders and to present a refresher for all who work in the library. A discussion tutorial, as well as the presentation slides, will be accessible to all who take part.

Day: Thursday, March 31, 2022, at 2:00 pm Eastern Time


  • $99/person – consists of any-time access to the recording and the presentation slides and to get a participation certificate. To arrange group reductions (see down below), to submit a purchase purchase, or for any registration issues or thoughts, email [email protected]
  • Totally free for those people on person or group all-entry passes (see under).

TO Sign up: Click HERE. You will to start with have to have to be a member of Library 2. (totally free) and be logged in. Be sure to click “Indication Up” on the top correct and we are going to approve you promptly. You can spend by PayPal or credit score card, and will get speedy and long term entry to the webinar recording. If you have any difficulty registering for a webinar, if you need to have to be invoiced, or if you have any queries, be sure to email [email protected] Observe: make sure you check out your spam folder if you really don’t acquire your affirmation email suitable away.

Exclusive Group RATES (electronic mail [email protected] to arrange):

  • A number of specific log-ins and access from the identical firm compensated alongside one another: $75 just about every for 3+ registrations, $65 each individual for 5+ registrations.
  • The capacity to display the webinar (are living or recorded) to a team situated in the exact same bodily spot or in the identical virtual assembly from one log-in: $299.
  • Significant-scale institutional accessibility for viewing with specific login functionality: $499 (hosted both at Library 2. or in Area of interest Academy).


  • All-accessibility annual passes involve entry to the recordings of all of Dr. Albrecht’s preceding Library 2. webinars, as well as reside and recorded access to his new webinars for one year. These are hosted either at Library 2. or Market Academy (if most popular).
  • For a $499 person all-access annual move to all of Dr. Albrecht’s dwell webinars and recordings for one yr, please simply click here. 
  • Inquiries for all-access organizational contracts need to be directed to [email protected]

Given that 2000, Dr. Steve Albrecht has skilled countless numbers of library staff in 25+ states, stay and online, in service, safety, and stability. His applications are quickly, entertaining, and give resources that can be place to use promptly in the library workspace with all forms of patrons. In 2015, the ALA released his guide, Library Stability: Superior Interaction, Safer Services. He is presently producing the sequel, The Safe and sound Library: Holding Team and Patrons Safe in a Changing Globe.

Steve holds a doctoral degree in Business Administration (D.B.A.), an M.A. in Security Administration, a B.A. in English, and a B.S. in Psychology. He is board-accredited in HR, protection administration, worker coaching, and menace evaluation.

He has written 24 books on business, protection, and leadership subject areas. He lives with 7 pet dogs, two cats, and three chickens.

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