New York Times best selling authors Gayle Forman “If I Stay” and Maggie Stiefvater “The Shiver Trilogy. Join us for this free event sponsored by the Fountain Bookstore and hosted by the Richmond Public Library.See More
"I've been meaning to post the article that was written up about us for Teen Read Week, but been so busy! Now that things has wind down and I just returned from presenting at the Virginia Library Association conference, I can talk. Here is an…"
"Thanks! I manage the social media for the library. Sometimes it can be a major headache. lol I also have a Teen tumblr page which I get some of the teens to add content to. http://rplteenspace.tumblr.com I am also working on a new teen…"
"Here is the example we are trying to follow:
This project is inspired by artist Max Gunawan, who launched a successful Kick Starter campaign to create “Lumio” lamps, which are now available at the MOMA gift…"
"Hello all! My name is Natasha Payne-Brunson and I am the Young Adult Librarian Coordinator for the Richmond Public Library in Richmond, Virginia. I heavily emphasize on recycling and re-purposing and a lot of my programs evolve around…"
A group of award-winning and best-selling Virginia authors of books released in 2014 will host an evening of celebration for teen readers and all fans of teen fiction. Enjoy food, fun, book sales, signings, and giveaways.See More
Spirited History Learn about Richmond-area ghosts and things that go bump in the night with the paranormal investigation team, Spirited History. This program is best for ages 13 and up. This program will be held at several of our branches.…See More
Join this Teen Read Week website for great resources and opportunities such as:
A low-res download of the 2014 TRW themed logo (found under the planning tab - must be signed into account)
Free access to a webinar about leveraging TRW to promote career & college readiness with your teen patrons. The recording can be found on the Webinar page under the Planning tab. (Must be signed in to view)
Teen Read Week is coming up October 12-18, and libraries are encouraged to use the theme â€œTurn Dreams into Realityâ€ 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 collectionâ€”in folders …Read More →
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 →
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 â€œSeek the Unknownâ€ throughout the …Read More →