About YSS

What is YSS?

YSS is the Youth Services Section of the New York Library Association. We are the librarians, library assistants, retirees, students, trustees, and volunteers who are dedicated to the literacy, information, reading, and recreation needs of youth in public and school libraries.

YSS 5-Year Goals and Objectives, 2018 - 2023

Click on the link above for complete goals and objectives.

YSS will foster inclusion and diversity in membership and services.
YSS will champion library services for families, children, and teens.
YSS will actively develop new generations of youth services leaders.

Why Join?

YSS as your personal support system is devoted to:

Providing quality library service to children and young adults throughout New York State.
Keeping you informed of the section’s current issues and events.
Providing opportunities for professional enrichment through coordination of conferences, workshops, publications and scholarships.
Being your advocate for youth services and youth service specialists in New York State.

Click here to download our brochure that outlines the benefits of membership.

Want to get more involved?

YSS is always looking for members to serve on committees, board positions and to help at events. Click here to fill out the active member form.