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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. 4 Replies

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

[TRW 2016] Passive Program Ideas

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[TRW 2016] Hands-on Program Ideas

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Teen Read Week 2016 Feedback

Did you and your library participate in Teen Read Week this year? Well, we want to hear your thoughts and feedback! This survey helps give us the opportunity to improve future Teen Read Week initiatives. So share your input with YALSA and help us make the next TRW even better! And as always, thank you for all your efforts to increase awareness of the great resources libraries have to offer teens!…See More
Nov 9
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2016 Teens' Top Ten Titles Announced!

A list featuring the winning titles can be found on the Teens’ Top Ten page.Now through December 31, 2016, teens aged 12-18 can nominate their favorite titles to be considered as a 2017 Teens’ Top Ten nominee via the public nomination form. Book title nominations submitted in the current year will be used for consideration of the…See More
Oct 17
LAURA GONZALEZ-ORTIZ liked YALSA's page Grants
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Misty Boyle replied to YALSA's discussion [TRW 2016] Passive Program Ideas
"That is a great idea.  "
Oct 6
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Win a Makey Makey Go or Classic Kit!

Got a great Teen Read Week program idea or need some advice on programming? Submit it to our Teen Programming HQ site by Oct. 15 for a chance to win 1 of 28 Makey Makey kits! Winners will be selected at random.Visit the Teen Programming HQ site today!See More
Oct 4
Lisa Castellano replied to YALSA's discussion [TRW 2016] Passive Program Ideas
"We do a "guess the number of candy corn" in a jar contest. Students get an entry for every checkout that week."
Oct 4
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Jaime Ann Sanborn replied to YALSA's discussion Teen Read Week Programs
"Get Caught Reading.  My Library Media Ambassadors (a group of 18 middle school leaders) will be giving out a piece of candy to each student they catch reading for pleasure.  "
Oct 4
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Sep 25
Melissa Eleftherion Carr replied to YALSA's discussion Teen Read Week Programs
"We're having our first Teen Read-a-Thon to kick-off TRW. Teens can read off their fines: $5 waiver for 30 mins, $10 waiver for 60. Also doing a Teen Storytime & Fingerpainting on our weekly Crafternoon :)"
Sep 23
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Sep 19
Michele Lefler replied to YALSA's discussion Teen Read Week Programs
" That's a great idea! Thanks for sharing. I will incorporate that at my school.  "
Sep 16
Cindy Shutts replied to YALSA's discussion Teen Read Week Programs
"I have been doing this program for the last three teen read weeks but I enjoy doing a teen book swap. It allows the teens to get books. I make sure they know that they do not have to bring books. I get a lot from donations so make sure everyone who…"
Sep 14
Maureen Olsen replied to YALSA's discussion [TRW 2016] Passive Program Ideas
"My high school book club did something along these lines last year for TRW.  We typed up book recommendations and quotes from YA novels onto colorful paper and taped them after school one day to the 1000+ lockers in our building, so the next…"
Sep 13

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Teen Read Week 2016 Feedback

Posted on November 9, 2016 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Did you and your library participate in Teen Read Week this year? Well, we want to hear your thoughts and feedback! This survey helps give us the opportunity to improve future Teen Read Week initiatives. So share your input with YALSA and help us make the next TRW even better! 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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2016 Teens' Top Ten Titles Announced!

Posted on October 17, 2016 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

A list featuring the winning titles can be found on the Teens’ Top Ten page.

Now through December 31, 2016, teens aged 12-18 can nominate their favorite titles to be considered as a 2017 Teens’ Top Ten nominee via the …

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Win a Makey Makey Go or Classic Kit!

Posted on October 4, 2016 at 12:51pm 0 Comments

Got a great Teen Read Week program idea or need some advice on programming? Submit it to our Teen Programming HQ site by Oct. 15 for a chance to win 1 of 28 Makey Makey kits! Winners will be selected at random.

Visit the Teen Programming HQ site today!

Vote Now for the 2016 Teens’ Top Ten!

Posted on August 15, 2016 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Voting for the 2016 Teens’ Top Ten is now open! Encourage teens to vote for up to three of their favorite titles now through Oct. 15. The “top ten” titles will be announced the week after Teen Read Week™, which takes place Oct. 9-15. Libraries are also encouraged to share the …

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Join this Teen Read Week website for great resources and opportunities such as:

  • Opportunity to attend a free TRW 2016 webinar on Tuesday, May 3 at 2pm Eastern!
  • A low-res download of the 2016 TRW themed logo (found under the planning tab - must be signed into account)
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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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