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[Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space

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Turn your Dreams into Reality Hands-on Programs

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Turn your Dreams into Reality Passive Programs

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Turn your Dreams into Reality Contests

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Heather Stewart replied to YALSA's discussion Turn your Dreams into Reality Hands-on Programs
"The teens will be receiving a free copy of Ghost Tales: Poltergeists, Haunted Houses, and Messages from Beyond by Billy Roberts.  This is a book of short stories. After William Pack's presentation of The Unique, Spooky,…"
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Heather Stewart replied to YALSA's discussion Turn your Dreams into Reality Passive Programs
""The Haunting" The Friday evening event will begin with The Unique, Spooky, Scary, Supernatural Show performed by William Pack. Pack uses special effects to bring the haunting stories he will tell to life. This is an interactive…"
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Sarah Owen replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Hi everyone! My name is Sarah Owen I am from Coffeyville KS. I am the program director and young adult librarian at the public library and I am working on my MLS. We have a small program but until I was hired a year ago there was a LOT of turnover…"
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Kayla Kuni replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Yeah, my teens gave me that look when I recommended us having a water table at a local 5K; they would have had to have been at the table (awake, clothed, fed, and smiling) by 5:30 AM. That did not go over well. I have about 10 teens involved right…"
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Heather Stewart replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Hi Kayla! Congrats on your degree. I earned mine May 2013 so I remember the excitement!! How many teens do you have working on the play? It's great that you have teens will to be outspoken, perform in front of and audience and read their…"
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Kayla Kuni replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Hi there! My name is Kayla Kuni and I am a library assistant at the New Port Richey Public Library. I will have my Master's in Library and Information Science from the University of South Florida on August 9th, so I am pretty pumped about that!…"
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Heather Stewart liked YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
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Sara Brunkhorst replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Hi my name is Sara Brunkhorst and I am the Teen Librarian for the Lemont Public Library in the southern suburbs of Chicago. I am the only Teen Librarian for my library and we have a small but loyal group of regular program attendees (about 8 for our…"
Jul 25
Heather Stewart replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Hi! My name is Heather Stewart and I am the Teen Librarian at Johnsburg Public Library (The first one they ever had!). We are located in Northern Illinois about 10 minutes from the Wisconsin border. We are a small community with about 2,000 teens.…"
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Jennifer Blair replied to YALSA's discussion Turn your Dreams into Reality Passive Programs
"Teens at the Covina Public Library will have the opportunity to participate in a writing and art contest. They will be asked to turn in either an essay or an art piece that interprets what turning dreams into reality means to them. The top three…"
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Jennifer Blair replied to YALSA's discussion Turn your Dreams into Reality Hands-on Programs
"Teens are invited at the Covina Public Library to participate in the volunteer/career fair. This will allow teens to explore different local avenues and be inspired to reach for their dreams. The volunteer/career fair will allow local organizations…"
Jul 23
Jennifer Blair replied to YALSA's discussion Turn your Dreams into Reality Contests
"The Covina Public Library will be challenging teens during Teen Read Week with an art and writing contest! Teens can participate in either contest and are challenged to turn in items that best interpret what turning their dreams into a reality means…"
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2014 Teens' Top Ten Nominee Book Trailers!

Posted on July 10, 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Excited to get voting next month? Check out these awesome book trailers created for each 25 nominees by the Teens' Top Ten Committee!

How Library Programs Benefit Teens Fact Sheet

Posted on June 30, 2014 at 10:50am 0 Comments

Download and share this two page fact sheet about how library programs benefit teens, from the Institute of Museum and Library Services with your supervisor, co-workers, community partners and more.

Teen Read Week Webinar, June 10 2PM ET:Career & College Readiness Programs for Libraries

Posted on June 5, 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments

Using her experiences at the Santa Ana Public Library in California, Cheryl Eberly discussed ways in which libraries can leverage their Teen Read Week programs to promote college and career readiness resources and programs to teen patrons.

Missed out on the webinar? Join the website to get access to the recording and slides!

Access to the recording and slides can be found on the "Webinar" page under the Planning tab.

Teen Blogging Contest

Posted on May 27, 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Does your teen like writing and ya lit? Have them apply for our Teen Blogging Contest!

Teens aged 12-18 are welcome to apply for a chance to blog for our ya lit blog, The Hub, during Teen Read Week!

Apply by August 1, 2014.

For more info, visit the Teen Blogging Contest page under the Teen Corner…

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

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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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

TRW 2013: Dollar General Literacy Foundation Spotlight on Deena Viviani

Continuing with our Teen Read Week grant recipient interview series, I chatted with Deena Viviani. Deena is the Young Adult, Programming, and Circulation Services Manager at Brighton Memorial Library in Rochester, New York. Deena’s winning proposal centers around the Fourth … Continue reading

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