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[Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space

This space is intended for the use of the grantees of the 2014 Teen Read Week activity grant.

Started by YALSA

55 Nov 28, 2014
Reply by Rachel Sweany

Turn your Dreams into Reality Hands-on Programs

Please share your themed hands on programs here!

Started by YALSA

12 Oct 21, 2014
Reply by Kayla Kuni

[Discussion] 2014 TRW Display/Decorating Ideas

Please share with us what you've done to decorate your library or school in preparation for Teen Read Week 2014. Pictures are welcome!

Started by YALSA

6 Oct 17, 2014
Reply by Heather Stewart

Turn your Dreams into Reality Contests

Please share your contest ideas related to the theme here!

Started by YALSA

4 Oct 10, 2014
Reply by Jennifer Blair

[Discussion] 2014 TRW Marketing Ideas

Please share with us your Teen Read Week marketing ideas and plans! For example, what has worked for you? What hasn't? What are the best wa…

Started by YALSA

1 Oct 1, 2014
Reply by Neil Krasnoff

Turn your Dreams into Reality Passive Programs

Please share your themed passive programs here!

Started by YALSA

4 Sep 11, 2014
Reply by Heather Stewart

[Discussion] 2014 TRW Programming Ideas

Share with us your 2014 TRW themed programming ideas!

Started by YALSA

15 Sep 10, 2014
Reply by Tammy Mulhearn


Join this site!

Join this Teen Read Week website for great resources and opportunities such as:

  • A low-res download of the 2015 TRW themed logo (found under the planning tab - must be signed into account)
  • Free access to archived TRW related webinars
  • Opportunity to participate in a free TRW webinar
  • Alerts about grant opportunities
  • More perks to come so be sure to register and check back for updates!

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Teen Read Week on the YALSA Blog

Learning from Teens: Thoughts for Teen Read Week

Teen Read Week is coming up October 12-18, and libraries are encouraged to use the theme “Turn Dreams into Reality” to share our knowledge, resources, services, and collections with teens in an effort to promote reading for fun. As professionals working with teens in the library, each of us curates our own personal collection—in folders Read More →

TRW 2013: Dollar General Literacy Foundation Spotlight on Patricia VanArsdale

Today we wrap up our Teen Read Week posts with our final Dollar General Literacy Foundation Grant Recipient, Patricia VanArsdale. Patricia is Teen Services Librarian at Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library in Zionsville, Indiana. Isn't it a beautiful library? Keep reading to see how Patricia involves the teens in her library and what she did for Read More →

TRW 2013: Dollar General Literacy Foundation, Molly Wetta

Molly Wetta and Karen Allen of Lawrence Public Library are the innovative minds behind one of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation grant winning projects. Their Choose-Your-Own-Apocalypse scavenger hunt styled program kick starts their Teen Read Week celebration with a real life version of an alternative reality game whereby participants must “Seek the Unknown” throughout the Read More →





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