Back in the day, I would have gladly grabbed a book about teen dating. Being a total dating failure for most of my life, I would have loved help on this subject. Does dating advice change? Maybe not, but the cultural references do. Do kids use the term “go steady?” I thought that was fading as a term when I was in high school.
While we are at it, as a person who has been working in libraries for over 10 years and being a consistent library user prior to that, I am here to tell you that you don’t really want to meet guys at the circ desk. I will leave it to academic librarians to let me know if it is better at the college library circ desk.
Broken record time: For the love of God, please weed your teen nonfiction. Good rule of thumb: if the book is older than your audience, it’s time to reconsider!