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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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Rachel Sweany replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Would love to see how this goes! Great ideas! "
19 hours ago
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September 3, 2014 at 2pm to September 4, 2014 at 12am
Join us for a twitter chat about Teen Read Week programming on September 3, 2014 from 2PM -3PM ET, as well as an all day discussion activity here on the ning discussion forum!Remember to use the hashtag #trw14 to participate in the twitter chat and use tweetchat to follow along with the conversation!See More
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Twitter Chat -- September 3, 2014 2PM ET

YALSA invites everyone to a Twitter chat for idea sharing about TRW programming on Wednesday, September 3 from 2-3PM EST!Please share with us your themed #trw14 programming ideas!To participate in the twitter chat, remember to use the hashtag #trw14! To easily follow and track the discussion, use…See More
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Kayla Kuni replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"I have read about human libraries and think they are brilliant. I love seeing so many libraries offer career fairs for teens; this is a great way to get local high schools involved in conversations with public librarians and, hopefully, develop…"
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Alyssa Newton replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Hello! My name is Alyssa Newton and I am the Teen Librarian at the Onondaga Free Library in Syracuse, NY. We are thrilled to win the Teen Read Week grant and love this year’s theme! In support of the theme, my library will be hosting special…"
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Kayla Kuni replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"That is a great idea! Let me know how the surveys go; we have tried this in the past (even offering prize incentives) and we got very little feedback. I am right there with you in trying to get more teens into the library. My local high school has…"
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Jennifer Blair replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Hi Everyone, My name is Jennifer Blair and I am the Library Services Supervisor at Covina Public Library in Southern CA. We are located about 25 miles east of Los Angeles. Our library serves a large majority of families, particular with elementary…"
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Teen Read Week 2014 at online

October 12, 2014 at 6pm to October 18, 2014 at 7pm
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Teen Read Week Website Goes Live at online

April 17, 2014 at 6pm to October 18, 2014 at 7pm
The Teen Read Week 2014 site goes live.See More
Aug 14
Kayla Kuni replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"I just created an event on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/338425219647155/ The teens asked for this to be done so that they could share the details with their friends who might want to help with the creation of the…"
Aug 14
Kayla Kuni replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
""Into the Woods" is coming out in theaters in December. This movie is based on Grimm's Fairy Tales which teens might enjoy re-reading. They are incredibly dark! "
Aug 14
Rachel Sweany replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"We're planning on sharing it on social media so I'll make sure to post it here as well! Congratulations on getting the grant! I absolutely share your excitement. My teens have been really excited for this Teen Read Week and that is the…"
Aug 14
Ellen M. Dodsworth replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Hello!  My name is Ellen Dodsworth and I am the librarian at Eastern Senior High School in Washington, DC.  This coming school year I will serve approximately 1000 students.  The name of my program is "Books to the Big…"
Aug 14
Kayla Kuni replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"I think Wonder is an ideal book for the OBOC program. Is the video going to be put on Youtube or any other kind of media sharing site? Congratulations on getting the grant! I absolutely share your excitement. My teens have been really excited for…"
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Rachel Sweany replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Hi, everyone! I am Rachel Sweany from the Louisville Public Library in Louisville, OH. We have a couple cool things planned for Teen Read Week. We're going to spread out dream themed programming throughout the month though! We're doing…"
Aug 13

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Twitter Chat -- September 3, 2014 2PM ET

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 9:35am 0 Comments

YALSA invites everyone to a Twitter chat for idea sharing about TRW programming on Wednesday, September 3 from 2-3PM EST!

Please share with us your themed #trw14 programming ideas!

To participate in the twitter chat, remember to use the hashtag #trw14! To easily follow…

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Android Version of Teen Book Finder App Now Available

Posted on August 8, 2014 at 9:14am 0 Comments

An android version of YALSA’s Teen Book Finder app is now available!

Android users can download the app for free through the Google Play store. The app allows users to access YALSA’s recommended reading and award winning titles…

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2014 Teens' Top Ten Nominee Book Trailers!

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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

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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.

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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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