Young Adult Services Forum (YASF)

Illinois Library Association YASF Young Adult Services Forum

The Young Adult Services Forum creates and provides professional development opportunities and materials for library staff members working with young adult populations.


Allison Riggs is the Recipient of the 2022 Young Adult Librarian of the Year Award
September 9, 2022
Allison Riggs, a Teen Reader’s Advisory Librarian at the Schaumburg Township District Library, is the 2022 recipient of the Illinois Library Association’s (ILA) Young Adult Library Professional of the Year Award. This award, presented by …
YASF Meeting Minutes 8/11/22
August 23, 2022
Young Adult Services Forum Meeting Minutes August 11, 2022 Managers: Kylie Peters (Geneva), Manager; Krista Hutley (Wilmette), Incoming Manager; Izabel Gronski (Chicago Public), Outgoing Manager. YASF Manager Interest Form 2022 3-year term: one …
YASF Meeting Minutes 4.14.22
June 6, 2022

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  1. Nov 15 2022

    Young Adult Services Forum Open Meeting

    Tuesday, Nov 15, 2022 10:00am–11:30am

  2. Jan 19 2023

    Young Adult Services Forum Open Meeting

    Thursday, Jan 19, 2023 10:00am–11:30am


  3. Feb 16 2023

    Young Adult Services Forum Professional Development Meeting

    Thursday, Feb 16, 2023 10:00am–11:30am


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Young Adult Services Forum Social Justice Statement

Adopted by the YASF June 3, 2022

YASF Webinars

Tournament of Books

YASF Reports


Forum Leadership

  1. Kylie L Peters Kylie L Peters, Manager Middle School Services Librarian at Geneva Public Library District
    Term ends 10/31/2022
  2. Kara Thorstenson Kara Thorstenson, Board liaison Director of Libraries at Chicago Public Schools
    Term ends 06/30/2023
  3. Genevieve Stevens Genevieve Stevens, Member Librarian at Thomas Ford Memorial Library
    Term ends 10/31/2023
  4. Heather Colby Heather Colby, Member Homer Township Public Library District
    Term ends 10/31/2022
  5. Martha Buehler-Sullivan Martha Buehler-Sullivan, Member Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
    Term ends 10/31/2022
  6. Nicole Marcuccilli Mills Nicole Marcuccilli Mills, Member Glenview Public Library
    Term ends 10/31/2022
  7. Sonya Hill Sonya Hill, Member Teen Librarian at Ela Area Public Library District
    Term ends 10/31/2023
  8. Krista Hutley Krista Hutley, Manager-Elect Adult & Teen Librarian at Wilmette Public Library District
    Term ends 10/31/2022
  9. Izabel Gronski Izabel Gronski, Past Manager Chicago Public Library
    Term ends 10/31/2022
  10. Kristin Pekoll Kristin Pekoll, Staff liaison Conference and Continuing Education Manager at Illinois Library Association
    Term ends 06/30/2025

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