"It's so nice to meet all of you and hear your great ideas!
Some more details about my project:
We're having a series of 4 workshops and a screening event. First, we'll have an art program where the teens can experiment and…"
"That sounds awesome, Pamela! I'm so excited that they'll be learning the fine art of machinima. Are you going to have them add audio? You'll have to excuse the Geek-out. I used to make videos using Sims 2. :) "
"I'd like to do a giant magnetic-poetry type display/passive, or a display where they each add a line to a story.
I might also have a station where they can make and take little zines out of recycled paper. It's a super-easy idea I…"
"Hi, I'm Liz, Teen Librarian at Dover Public Library in the small town of Dover, Ohio. This fall, we are doing a series of creative story-telling workshops on creative writing, art, video making, and stop motion animation. The series will end in…"
On September 24th the YALSA board approved a Board Document that calls for the formation of a taskforce to reenvision the Teen Tech Week and Teen Read Week initiatives and create a larger advocacy/awareness campaign to promote the importance of year-round teen services. If you are interested in being a… Continue reading
When I read Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds for the first time last year, I was completely overwhelmed–this story was about my students! So many of them have lost family and friends due to gun violence, and many of them have been faced with similar emotional tragedies in their… Continue reading
Every year the Teen Read Week Committee selects the recipients of the Teen Read Week grants funded by contributions from YALSA and Dollar General. Cynthia Shutts at the White Oak Public Library (IL) was awarded one of this year’s Teen Read Week grants to create a circulating board game collection… Continue reading