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[Grantees] 2017 Teen Read Week Grantees

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Strauss Jul 10. 11 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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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
Jul 21
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 "
Jul 10
Catherine Halpin replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Hi! My name is Catherine Halpin and I am the Youth Technology Coordinator at Teen Central in the Boston Public Library. My colleague, Ally Dowds, and I will be creating a series of podcasting programs in our media lab that will launch during Teen…"
Jul 7
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Jul 6
Elizabeth Strauss replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Teen Read Week Grantees
"It's so nice to meet all of you and hear your great ideas!  Some more details about my project:  We're having a series of 4 workshops and a screening event. First, we'll have an art program where the teens can experiment and…"
Jun 28
Julie Perrin replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Wow, that's so cool! We look forward to hearing more about your project. -Julie and Andrea"
Jun 28
Julie Perrin replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Hello, we are librarian duo library director Julie Perrin and youth librarian Andrea Connolly at Jaffrey Public Library in Jaffrey, NH. Our library is nestled at the foot of Mt. Monadnock in rural New Hampshire and serves a community of 5500 people.…"
Jun 28
Heather Colby replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Hi! I'm Heather Colby, the Teen Services Coordinator at the Homer Township Public Library. We are located in Homer Glen, Illinois, just outside of Chicago. My event will focus on reading, writing, and zine making and will be centered around the…"
Jun 28
Amy Ojserkis replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Happy Summer All!   We are Kristen Dirato (L), Media/IT Dept. Educator and Amy Ojserkis (R), Media Specialist at Atlantic County Institute of Technology  (www.acitech.org) in Mays Landing, NJ.  We're thrilled to be named as one…"
Jun 27
Pamela Rellstab replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Teen Read Week Grantees
Jun 27
Elizabeth Strauss replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Teen Read Week Grantees
"That sounds awesome, Pamela! I'm so excited that they'll be learning the fine art of machinima. Are you going to have them add audio? You'll have to excuse the Geek-out. I used to make videos using Sims 2. :) "
Jun 26
Pamela Rellstab replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Teen Read Week Grantees
"My name is Pamela Rellstab and I am the teen librarian for the Defiance Public Library System. There are a total of three libraries within the system, Defiance Public Library [main], Sherwood Branch Library, and Johnson Memorial Library. Defiance…"
Jun 26
Elizabeth Strauss replied to YALSA's discussion [TRW 2016] Passive Program Ideas
"I'd like to do a giant magnetic-poetry type display/passive, or a display where they each add a line to a story.  I might also have a station where they can make and take little zines out of recycled paper. It's a super-easy idea I…"
Jun 24
Monica Wilmot replied to YALSA's discussion [TRW 2016] Passive Program Ideas
"I agree - great idea. This is also a way I can reach out/involve the junior high behind the library. Thanks for sharing!"
Jun 22
Elizabeth Strauss replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Hi, I'm Liz, Teen Librarian at Dover Public Library in the small town of Dover, Ohio. This fall, we are doing a series of creative story-telling workshops on creative writing, art, video making, and stop motion animation. The series will end in…"
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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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Free #TRW17 Webinar

Posted on July 21, 2017 at 9:23am 0 Comments

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.

2017 Teens’ Top Ten Nominees

Posted on April 13, 2017 at 11:30am 1 Comment

The 2017 Teens' Top Ten nominees have been announced! Check out this video of the announcements featuring the stars of the upcoming film, Everything, Everything!

Encourage teens to read the titles over the summer and vote for their favorites in August!

2017 Teen Read Week Site Now Live!

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Find and share your programming ideas on our Teen Programming HQ site as well as down below on our Teen Read Week forum.

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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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