Julia McKnight is a teen services librarian at Vancouver Public Library. She received her MLIS from UBC’s iSchool in 2013. Acting as Assistant Manager of Teen Services at VPL since 2018, Julia coordinates and supervises the delivery of programs, services and resources for teens across Vancouver. She is passionate about library service that follows a relationship-based and teen-centered approach to support positive youth development. She is extremely proud of Ink: a Teen Journal for Writing and Visual Art, which connects a diverse cross-section of youth not previously involved with the library.