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[Discussion] 2014 TRW Display/Decorating Ideas

Started this discussion. Last reply by Heather Stewart Oct 17, 2014. 6 Replies

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

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[Discussion] 2014 TRW Marketing Ideas

Started this discussion. Last reply by Neil Krasnoff Oct 1, 2014. 1 Reply

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 ways to reach tweens/teens?What marketing resources did you use?Continue

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[Discussion] 2014 TRW Programming Ideas

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tammy Mulhearn Sep 10, 2014. 15 Replies

Share with us your 2014 TRW themed programming ideas!Continue

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[Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rachel Sweany Nov 28, 2014. 55 Replies

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

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2015 Teen Read Week™ Announced!

The theme for this year's Teen Read Week is "Get Away @ your library" and will take place October 18-24.Check back this spring for updated artwork, resources, and more!See More
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Vote for the 2015 Teen Read Week™ Theme!

Help us choose the next Teen Read Week theme by voting for your favorite out of the four choices provided in this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VK87KVHThe survey is now closed. Thanks for voting and stay tuned for the announcement & updated website this spring!See More
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Sharon MALCOLM liked YALSA's blog post 2014 Teens' Top Ten titles announced!
Dec 11, 2014
Rachel Sweany replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Teens also made these dream boards at another program. This is a way for teens to visualize what they want to achieve. We used cork boards so that can add to and change out goals as needed. This was really fun and I think we would do something…"
Nov 28, 2014
Rachel Sweany replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Hi, all! Just wanted to share pictures of some of our teens making "I Am" Portraits. Here the teens made collages of what's awesome about themselves! We came up with this idea because of the book, Wonder. We also realized that…"
Nov 28, 2014
Rachel Sweany replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Here are photosof a book discussion we had during Teen Read Week. The crowd was younger than usual because fifth graders were reading the book (Wonder) at school. It was a great time!"
Nov 14, 2014
Rachel Sweany replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Here is one more video we made! I'll share some photos with you later too!"
Nov 7, 2014
Alyssa Newton replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"The Onondaga Free Library had a wonderful turnout for the “Career Human Library” program hosted during Teen Read Week! Thanks to our partnership with two local school districts we had many new faces attend our event. In addition, we were…"
Oct 30, 2014
Rachel Sweany replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Here is a link to a video we made about choosing to be kind. It's related to one of the precepts in Wonder. Wonder was our One Book, One Community selection this year, so we did our discussion during Teen Read Week. We ended up getting a…"
Oct 29, 2014
Ellen M. Dodsworth replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Here are some of my students working on our blog for "Books to the Big Screen" program. "
Oct 28, 2014
Natasha Payne-Brunson replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"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…"
Oct 28, 2014
Kayla Kuni replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"http://suncoastnews.com/su/list/news-pasco/teens-bring-stories-to-life-in-library-mash-up-play-20141025/ This was the article we got in the local paper. It wasn't a huge article. I mentioned the grant and YALSA and Dollar General numerous…"
Oct 27, 2014
Nadia YQuiroz Colby liked YALSA's page Teen Read Week Manual
Oct 24, 2014
Heather Stewart replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"I wish I would have thought to record my program. Thanks for sharing. My teens fight me on taking their pictures"
Oct 23, 2014
Rachel Sweany replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Here is a video of some of our teens at an event earlier this week where they made dream boards. I'll have a few more videos to share with you later!"
Oct 23, 2014
Kayla Kuni replied to YALSA's discussion Turn your Dreams into Reality Hands-on Programs
Oct 21, 2014

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2015 Teen Read Week™ Announced!

Posted on January 16, 2015 at 10:46am 0 Comments

The theme for this year's Teen Read Week is "Get Away @ your library" and will take place October 18-24.

Check back this spring for updated artwork, resources, and…

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Vote for the 2015 Teen Read Week™ Theme!

Posted on January 6, 2015 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

Help us choose the next Teen Read Week theme by voting for your favorite out of the four choices provided in this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VK87KVH

The survey is now closed. Thanks for voting and stay tuned for the announcement & updated website this spring!

2014 Teens' Top Ten titles announced!

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Learn more about the Teens' Top Ten here.

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  • 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)
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  • More perks to come so be sure to register and check back for updates!

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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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