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I am one of the lucky 2018 Teen Read Week grantees, and I need to give a huge THANK YOU shout out to YALSA and Dollar General for providing funds to help me make…"
"I must have deleted the recent email from Taylor about completing either the blog entry or the video, and what the time frames were...could some one copy and paste it in the body of this forum? I thought her comments were posted here, but they…"
"Since I'm new, I didn't have time to do Library Mini Golf like I wanted to. Instead, I'm just trying to organize and process new books. For fun, I have put out a floor keyboard and the Teen Read Week logo."
"All of the teen librarians in our district have come up with a menu for teens that offers passive activities as well as programs to attend, at each of our branches. We are doing book brackets, scavenger hunts, glow-in-the-dark galaxy parties,…"
"We are hosting a Read Woke Book Tasting that centers around diverse books and books about social injustices. Students are then going to create a PSA and module to help train other students. We are also going to have a Read Woke…"
"It's written in the stars ... READ! Join us for some stargazing outside on the lawn with the Sidewalk Astronomers, we will have snacks and a book swap as we celebrate Teen Read Month in Tulsa OK @ Helmerich Library!"
"We offer programs tied to the theme. This year we are offering "It's Written in the Stars: Astrology and the Zodiac." Our 40-minute program will open with an intro to astrology video I found on YouTube. Students will then break into…"
"We are down to a little more than 2 weeks before TRW! Our funds finally went through the process of city approval and distribution and should be ordering our items hopefully today.
We have receive allot of positive attention on our TRW program from…"
"It is great to hear how well everyone is doing. I have met with the local manager and I gave him a certificate. We even took a picture. Our Fit Desk Bikes came in and students are signing up for the #ReadFit and #ReadWoke…"
We announced today that the 2018 Teens’ Top Ten voting is now open! Now through the October 13, teens can vote for their 3 favorite titles from our list of nominees! Check out and share the nominees video below and encourage your teens to vote! …
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