“Dezados à la page”, a workshop for teenagers at the Vire Normandie media library

“Dezados à la page”, a workshop for teenagers at the Vire Normandie media library

Some members of the reading club of the Vire Normandie media library (Calvados): Lubin, Clément, Zélie, Léna, Ninon, Paul and Judith. © Voice of Le Bocage

TO media library de Vire Normandie (Calvados), Didier Brachet, head of the “Childhood and Youth” collections, leads a reading workshop for teenagers.

It takes place on the 1st and 3rd Friday of every month from 5 to 7 p.m. and during holidays and is aimed at youth aged 12 to 17.

It is a proposal for meetings, discussions, exchanges, debates around youth culture. It’s not just about reading. We also talk about cinema, music, video games.

Didier Brachet

This workshop has been around for a year. Initially, a letter was sent to young people asking them to participate in its establishment: “This club will be what you make it! »

Catalog of books

“I wanted young people to be involved in the organization and implementation of this activity,” explains Didier Brachet.

It should be specified that the general objective of this event is to enable registered young people to purchase a significant number of ‘children’s’ books.

So in June 2022, teenagers bought sa books budget €600 which was dedicated to them. “Each book had to be chosen unanimously,” says Clément, a final year student. “We made a catalog of our books.

This Friday, October 21, 2022, there are 9 high school and college students, 4 are missing. At the first meeting they were 6 and they are so now 13 They arrive little by little and find themselves in a welcome room reserved for them.

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They have the option to take the refreshments that he offers media library. Judith asks, “Can we offer movies for purchase? »

“Yes,” replies Didier Brachet. “Going through the sketchbook of a colleague who cares about movies.”

A large screen lights up, on which we see the Instagram account that the teenagers created: dezadosalapage. Discussions begin and ideas flow!

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