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[Grantees] 2016 Teen Read Week Grantees

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Teen Read Week Programs

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[TRW 2016] Passive Program Ideas

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[TRW 2016] Hands-on Program Ideas

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Vote Now for the 2016 Teens’ Top Ten!

Voting for the 2016 Teens’ Top Ten is now open! Encourage teens to vote for up to three of their favorite titles now through Oct. 15. The “top ten” titles will be announced the week after Teen Read Week™, which takes place Oct. 9-15. Libraries are also encouraged to share the …See More
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Amanda Brasfield replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2016 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Y'all! I am in a real holding pattern! We don't go back to school until the middle of the month and many of our community partners won't be ready to talk concrete plans until September! We also found out that Teen Read Week is…"
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Amanda Brasfield replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2016 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Hello! I am Amanda Brasfield, librarian at Findlay High School in Findlay, Ohio. We are a 9-12 high school with 1,600 students in northwestern Ohio. Teen Read Week at FHS will focus on bringing to light the number of different languages used in our…"
Jul 20
Katina Gaudet replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2016 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Hi, everyone. This is the first Teen Read Week grant for the South Lafourche Branch of the Lafourche Parish Public Library. Our library system serves just under 100,000 residents in coastal, southeast Louisiana, about an hour's drive from New…"
Jul 18
Cindy Shutts replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2016 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Hello Everyone, I am Cindy Shutts. I am the Teen librarian from the Romeoville Branch of the White Oak Library District. I work with Brittany Whyte and Flannary Crump.  As Flannery mentioned we plan to create a circulating game collection to…"
Jul 18
cheryl myers replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2016 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Hi Everyone- I am Cheryl Myers. This fall, I will begin my adventure as the library media specialist for McHenry High School, West Campus. My school is located in McHenry, IL, about an hour northwest of Chicago, and we have 1600 students in our…"
Jul 14
Deirdré Schirmer replied to YALSA's discussion [TRW 2016] Passive Program Ideas
"I like the first lines idea, or maybe a favorite quote from that book? "
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Stephanie Chadwick replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2016 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Hello, I am Stephanie Chadwick and I am the Teen Librarian for the Middletown Township Public Library in Middletown, NJ. Our library serves Middletown Township, which includes over 8,600 teens. I am so excited to start Teen Read Week this…"
Jul 12
Flannery Crump replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2016 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Hello!  I'm Flannery Crump, and I work as the part-time Teen Librarian at the White Oak Library District's Lockport branch. My coworkers at the Crest Hill branch and Romeoville branch are Cindy Shutts and Brittany Whyte, and we worked…"
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Sara Frey replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2016 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Hi everyone! I'm Sara Frey, the instructional media specialist at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School in Plymouth Meeting, a suburb of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I serve a school of approximately 1,450 students so I stay pretty busy in our library…"
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[Grantees] 2016 Teen Read Week Grantees

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Teen Read Week 2016

This Year's Teen Read Week theme is "Read for the Fun of it", what are some of your ideas to keep teen readers engaged and reading for fun?Fine and share your programming ideas on our Teen Programming HQ site as well as down below on our  Teen Read Week forum. See More
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Vote Now for the 2016 Teens’ Top Ten!

Posted on August 15, 2016 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Voting for the 2016 Teens’ Top Ten is now open! Encourage teens to vote for up to three of their favorite titles now through Oct. 15. The “top ten” titles will be announced the week after Teen Read Week™, which takes place Oct. 9-15. Libraries are also encouraged to share the …

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Teen Read Week 2016

Posted on June 10, 2016 at 10:13am 0 Comments

This Year's Teen Read Week theme is "Read for the Fun of it", what are some of your ideas to keep teen readers engaged and reading for fun?

Fine and share your programming ideas on our Teen Programming HQ site as well as down below on our  Teen Read Week forum. 

Free Teen Read Week Webinar: May 3; 2PM EST

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Sign up now to participate in a free Teen Read Week webinar! It will take place May 3 at 2PM EST.

Title: Engaging Latino Youth through STEAM : Going Beyond our Walls

Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2:00pm EST

Presenter: Clementina Nunez, Houston Public Library

Join Clementina Nunez of the Houston Public Library as she talks about strategies that libraries can use to identify, reach out to and serve teens who speak Spanish as a first language. She will…

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2016 Teen Read Week Activity Grant

Posted on April 11, 2016 at 3:18pm 0 Comments

Through funding from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, YALSA will offer ten $1,000 grants to recognize outstanding Teen Read Week activities from its members!

The theme for Teen Read Week 2016 is a multi-lingual take on "Read for the fun of it!" Applicants for the grant should demonstrate how the funds will help support innovative reading or literacies programs aimed at the 22% of the nation's youth who speak a language other than English at…

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

  • Opportunity to attend a free TRW 2016 webinar on Tuesday, May 3 at 2pm Eastern!
  • A low-res download of the 2016 TRW themed logo (found under the planning tab - must be signed into account)
  • Free access to archived TRW related webinars
  • Alerts about grant opportunities
  • More perks to come so be sure to register and check back for updates!

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Blog Post Round-Up: Inexpensive and Easy Programming

  Blog post round-up is a series of posts that pull from the great YALSAblog archive. The topics have been requested by YALSA members. Have an idea for a topic? Post it in the comments. Inexpensive Ideas: Back to Afterschool: Tech Resources Pop Up Programming 30 Days of Teen Programming: … Continue reading

Flops, Duds, and Bloopers – When Programming Isn’t Perfect

I tell myself all the time that the success of a teen program is more than “just” attendance. I know I’m not alone in that. A YALSA committee has even created a living document – Teen Programming Guidelines – that includes a section on evaluation and measurement. But still, it doesn’t … Continue reading

Get Away @Your Library: Setting Goals to Reach Underserved Teens

With our youth patrons returning to school, now is the perfect time to re-evaluate your community’s demographics and set goals to “Get Away” and connect with those underserved populations. As you consider where to start, the first step may seem daunting, but tackle the unknown in a way that is … Continue reading

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