Take a look at these competencies. If you are a current or retired youth services librarian, what's missing? How would you change these lists? If you are a pre-professional youth services librarian, in what areas do you need assistance?
- ALSC (Association of Library Service to Children) Competencies for Librarians Serving Children in Public Libraries
- YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) Competencies for Librarians Serving Youth
- AASL (American Association of School Librarians) Standards for Initial Preparation of School Librarians
And if you're curious, see what you would have been learning had you been a student at the Carnegie [Library] Training School a hundred years ago!