Y-shop is a new concept from Griffith City Library to enable young people aged between 12 and 25 years to sell their own original creative works. The program has been designed to give young people, who may not have the resources, money or equipment to attend local markets, the opportunity to start their own business.
Joint Library Manager, Pam Young said by providing a free ‘retail space’ young people can develop their entrepreneurial and customer service skills, build confidence and gain retail experience to their very own business.
“This is a wonderful opportunity for young people to test the market while also developing basic skills for future employment," said Mrs Young. “We are really excited to be able to incorporate this space and grow our young talent.”
Y-shop will be open every Thursday at Griffith City Library from 4:30pm – 6:30pm starting from November 26 through to December 17.
Applications are now open for those interested in setting up their own Y-Shop. For further details or a copy of the application form, contact the Library on 6962 8300 or visit www.griffith.nsw.gov.au/library