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[Grantees] 2017 Teen Read Week Grantees

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Strauss Oct 4. 17 Replies

This space is for the 2017 TRW grantees to share info and updates about their programs.Continue

[TRW 2017] Themed Program Ideas

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[Grantees] 2016 Teen Read Week Grantees

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Teen Read Week Programs

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jaime Ann Sanborn Oct 4, 2016. 4 Replies

What new Teen Read Week program ideas do you have around engaging diverse teens? Share them with us here!Continue

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Elizabeth Strauss replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Teen Read Week Grantees
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Amy Ojserkis replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Teen Read Week Grantees
"We're ready to jumpstart our grant project, "Humans of ACIT."  Check out the graphic design poster/flyer/banner our freshman made... Tech Tip: They used Canva (www.canva.com) as their graphic design tool.  E-Z and soooo…"
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Amy Ojserkis replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Getting ready to jumpstart our project with our students and staff!  Our freshman graphic design students are busy making posters/banners/flyers to get the word out about our TRW project, "Humans of ACIT."   Tech tip: This…"
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Apply now for 2018 Summer Grants!

The applications for the 2018 Summer Learning Resources and Teen Summer Intern grants are now open! Twenty of each grant, worth $1,000 each are available and generously funded by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. Apply by Jan. 1, 2018. Eligibility requirements apply. Apply here.See More
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Amy Ojserkis replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Teen Read Week Grantees
"  This sounds like a great project that will get stronger over the school year.  I especially like the "metacognition" piece!  Looking forward to hearing more and seeing some photos of your student projects. ---Amy Ojserkis"
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Maria Reinstein replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Hello All!  My name is Maria Reinstein, and I am the Library Media Specialist at Buckfield Junior Senior High School, in Buckfield, Maine.  For my full bio please visit: …"
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Elizabeth Strauss replied to YALSA's discussion [TRW 2016] Passive Program Ideas
"That's AWESOME! Sounds like a great warm-up activity. So glad they got into it!"
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Nadia Ingram replied to YALSA's discussion [TRW 2016] Passive Program Ideas
"After reading the article, The psychological comforts of storytelling, I walked over to our pack of gamers, gathering for their weekly gaming evening.  I suggested we play a game where each person tells a two-minute-or-less true story, and…"
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Elizabeth Strauss replied to YALSA's discussion [TRW 2016] Passive Program Ideas
"Awesome! Let me know how it goes for you! "
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Free #TRW17 Webinar

Don’t miss our upcoming webinar for Teen Read Week 2017 set for Thursday, August 24 at 2PM EST.The topic is Graphomania!: A Guide to Hosting Your Library's Teen Writing Contest with Leah Weyand. In this webinar, you’ll find tips and ideas on hosting a teen writing contest at your library! Register for free here.See More
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Elizabeth Strauss replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Teen Read Week Grantees
"It might be a little early to start thinking about this... But I got excited and made this anyway as a "Teaser Trailer" for the programs and just wanted to share: Unleash Your Story "
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2017 Teens' Top Ten List

Posted on October 19, 2017 at 11:30am 0 Comments

We've announced our 2017 Teens' Top Ten list! Did your favorites make the cut? Find out the winners in the announcement video, featuring the stars of the movie Everything, Everything! #yalsaTTT

https://youtu.be/9JRKSFZFvTk

2017 TRW Survey

Posted on October 19, 2017 at 9:50am 0 Comments

Did your library celebrate Teen Read Week this year? Well we want to hear your feedback! Sharing your input with YALSA gives us the opportunity to improve future initiatives and make the next TRW even better. So let us know what you think! The survey is open through 11/2. And as always, thank you for all your efforts to increase awareness of the great resources libraries have to offer teens!…

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Apply now for 2018 Summer Grants!

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The applications for the 2018 Summer Learning Resources and Teen Summer Intern grants are now open! Twenty of each grant, worth $1,000 each are available and generously funded by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. Apply by Jan. 1, 2018. Eligibility requirements apply. Apply …

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2017 Teens' Top Ten Voting!

Posted on August 16, 2017 at 10:26am 0 Comments

2017 Teens’ Top Ten voting is finally open! Now through Oct 14th, teens (and only teens, sorry librarians!) are able to vote for their favorite titles amongst the 26 nominees. The voting site is hosted again this year by DOGObooks. Encourage your teens to read and…

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Teen Read Week: Board Game Collection Encourages English Language Learners To “Read For the Fun of It”

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

Reaching Teens through Passive Programs

Do you have trouble getting teens into your interactive programs for your teens during Teen Read Week? Are you still trying to understand your teen demographic? Teens are busy students, especially during their final high school years, but they can certainly still participate in other planned activities on their own… Continue reading

Do You Speak Game?

At the White Oak Library District, I helped work on my library’s district wide strategic plan. The one place I knew we were failing our patrons was with families who were learning English as a second language. We always talk about ways to better serve our patrons in this aspect… Continue reading

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