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[Discussion] 2014 TRW Display/Decorating Ideas

Started this discussion. Last reply by Heather Stewart Oct 17. 6 Replies

Please share with us what you've done to decorate your library or school in preparation for Teen Read Week 2014.Pictures are welcome!Continue

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[Discussion] 2014 TRW Marketing Ideas

Started this discussion. Last reply by Neil Krasnoff Oct 1. 1 Reply

Please share with us your Teen Read Week marketing ideas and plans!For example, what has worked for you? What hasn't?What are the best ways to reach tweens/teens?What marketing resources did you use?Continue

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[Discussion] 2014 TRW Programming Ideas

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tammy Mulhearn Sep 10. 15 Replies

Share with us your 2014 TRW themed programming ideas!Continue

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[Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space

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This space is intended for the use of the grantees of the 2014 Teen Read Week activity grant.Continue

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Heather Stewart replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"I wish I would have thought to record my program. Thanks for sharing. My teens fight me on taking their pictures"
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Rachel Sweany replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Here is a video of some of our teens at an event earlier this week where they made dream boards. I'll have a few more videos to share with you later!"
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Heather Stewart replied to YALSA's discussion Turn your Dreams into Reality Hands-on Programs
"Besides the social media, the City did an email blast, we had it in our quarterly newsletter, and flyers around library and all schools. The event was also open to adults (she has written 2 adult novels) and only one showed up. "
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Kayla Kuni replied to YALSA's discussion Turn your Dreams into Reality Hands-on Programs
"Did you get a press release out about your author event? I have found that social media (like Facebook and Twitter) teens have not been using as much. We created a Facebook event for our play and only 4 people said they were coming. Three of the…"
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Heather Stewart replied to YALSA's discussion Turn your Dreams into Reality Hands-on Programs
"Hi All,  Now that Teen Week is over, I wanted to tell you how Johnsburg's went. I had 8 teens participate in the voting for the Teens' Top Ten books. They will all receive one of the 25 nominees. On Thursday night, Stacey Kade, author…"
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2014 Teens' Top Ten titles announced!

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 1:18pm 0 Comments

Learn more about the Teens' Top Ten here.

Teen blog posts on YA Lit all month long on YALSA's YA Lit Blog, The Hub!

Posted on October 3, 2014 at 9:30am 1 Comment

Throughout all of October, YALSA's YA Lit blog, The Hub, is featuring blog posts from our teen guest bloggers from our Teen Read Week Teen Blogging Contest.

Topics range from How to Get over a Fictional Death to The Beauty of Short Stories, and more so be sure to check out The Hub every day in October to see the blog posts by our lovely teen bloggers!

Twitter Chat -- September 29, 2014 2PM-3PM EST

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 3:41pm 0 Comments

Join us for a Twitter chat and share with us your ideas, pictures, and advice on Teen Read Week Displays/Decorations on Monday, September 29 from 2-3PM EST!

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

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Learning from Teens: Thoughts for Teen Read Week

Teen Read Week is coming up October 12-18, and libraries are encouraged to use the theme “Turn Dreams into Reality” to share our knowledge, resources, services, and collections with teens in an effort to promote reading for fun. As professionals working with teens in the library, each of us curates our own personal collection—in folders Read More →

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 to see how Patricia involves the teens in her library and what she did for Read More →

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 life version of an alternative reality game whereby participants must “Seek the Unknown” throughout the Read More →

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