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S5: E2 Making Room for Fun & Play with Kelly Rottmund, Teen Services Coordinator at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Episode 229th September 2023 • MentorChat • The Mentoring Partnership of SWPA
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What’s more fun than talking about…well…fun! At the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, staff know how important fun and play is when creating welcoming spaces and building relationships with young people. In this episode, we talk with Kelly Rottmund about all the work and intention that’s happening behind the scenes to make sure that the library is a place where young people feel valued and have a good time!

Chapter 3: Making Room for Fun & Play by Michael Karcher of the University of Texas-San Antonio discusses how, by centering joyful experiences, mentors can develop stronger and more meaningful connections with mentees.

Additional Resources:

MENTOR’s Becoming a Better Mentor Guide

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh