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[TRW 2015] Blooper TRW Programs

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Share your most hilarious TRW moments. Also, we want to hear about programs that didn’t work for you, but might work for someone else.Continue

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[TRW 2015] How Have Libraries Reached Under-served Teens?

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We want to hear your personal stories of how a library/library worker has positively influenced an under-served teen or teen group in your community.Continue

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[TRW 2015] TRW Décor and Display Ideas

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How are you decorating your library for Teen Read Week. Share your Pinterest Boards and ideas here.Continue

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[TRW 2015] Brainstorming Within and Without the Theme

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How might you promote teens to Read for the Fun of It? Share your active and passive programming ideas that does or does not inhabit the idea to Get Away @Your Library. Continue

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Lisa Crutchfield replied to YALSA's discussion How Have Libraries Served Under Served Teens in Your Community?
"We just recently started a book club with a boys recovery home in our rural community. They come to the library only for chess club tournaments, so their access to current teen literature is very limited. I went once a week for four weeks and now…"
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Twitter Chat: Setting Goals to Reach Underserved Teens Sept. 11 @ 2PM EST

Join us for a twitter chat titled "Setting Goals to Reach Underserved Teens"  on September 11 @ 2PM EST!The start of the school year is the perfect time to re-evaluate your community’s demographics and set goals to “get away” from the library and connect with those underserved populations. Join us in our Twitter chat to share your TRW 2015 goals in reaching those groups outside the library walls or gain ideas on how you might best serve your community.Use #TRW15 to join in on the conversation. See More
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Afterschool Literacy Award Opportunity

Libraries and other organizations that provide afterschool activities for youth can apply now through August 27th for the Dollar General Afterschool Literacy Award, administered by the Afterschool Alliance.  Learn more or access the application at: http://www.afterschoolalliance.org/awards.cfmSee More
Jul 23
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"The Teens' Top Ten nominee book trailers are available! Check out the videos and share with your patrons! http://ow.ly/PXoi3"
Jul 22
Lauren Regenhardt replied to YALSA's discussion 2015 Teen Read Week Program Grant Winners Forum
"Question! During the conference call someone (I can't remember who, I'm sorry!) mentioned taking them on a road trip to Wisconsin I think it was. Did you mean virtually, through books, or literally? If the latter, how did you manage to get…"
Jul 22
Guadalupe Gomez replied to YALSA's discussion 2015 Teen Read Week Program Grant Winners Forum
"Hi everyone! My name is Guadalupe Gomez and I am the Library Services Manager at the Haskett Library of Anaheim Public Library, located in Southern California. During Teen Read Week, we have several programs planned. This money will be used to…"
Jul 22
Britni Cherrington-Stoddart replied to YALSA's discussion 2015 Teen Read Week Program Grant Winners Forum
"Hello! We are Britni, Hayley, Amanda, and Nicole, teen services staff at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.  We currently compose our library system’s Teen Read Week Team!  As a part of the team, we create Teen Read Week programming…"
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Lauren Regenhardt replied to YALSA's discussion 2015 Teen Read Week Program Grant Winners Forum
"Hi all! My name is Lauren Regenhardt and I'm the Teen Services Manager for the Yuma County Library District.  Since we are so close to the Mexican border and have a lot of cultural diversity, we wanted to include that in our programming…"
Jul 16
Jodi Johnson replied to YALSA's discussion 2015 Teen Read Week Program Grant Winners Forum
"I'm Jodi Krahnke, Head of Youth Services at Ypsilanti District Library in southeast Michigan, also serving as the YA librarian at the main location in our district. With grant money, teens will be able to attend workshops by a local graphic…"
Jul 15
YALSA replied to YALSA's discussion 2015 Teen Read Week Program Grant Winners Forum
"Hey Grant winners! Just a reminder that next week is our conference call, mark your calendars!"
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Michele Ricca liked YALSA's discussion 2015 Teen Read Week Program Grant Winners Forum
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Michele Ricca replied to YALSA's discussion 2015 Teen Read Week Program Grant Winners Forum
"Hello! I have recently joined the staff at Stephenson Memorial Library in the rural community of Greenfield, NH.  Prior to working here, I have worked as the Young Adult Librarian in Massachusetts, and taught middle school for six years in…"
Jul 10

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Twitter Chat: Setting Goals to Reach Underserved Teens Sept. 11 @ 2PM EST

Posted on August 14, 2015 at 2:13pm 0 Comments

Join us for a twitter chat titled "Setting Goals to Reach Underserved Teens"  on September 11 @ 2PM EST!

The start of the school year is the perfect time to re-evaluate your community’s demographics and set goals to “get away” from the library and connect with those underserved populations. Join us in our Twitter chat to share your TRW 2015 goals in reaching those groups outside the library walls or gain ideas on how you might best serve your community.



Use #TRW15 to join in…

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Afterschool Literacy Award Opportunity

Posted on July 23, 2015 at 3:50pm 0 Comments

Libraries and other organizations that provide afterschool activities for youth can apply now through August 27th for the Dollar General Afterschool Literacy Award, administered by the Afterschool Alliance.  Learn more or access the application at: http://www.afterschoolalliance.org/awards.cfm

2015 Teens' Top Ten Nominees Announced!

Posted on April 16, 2015 at 3:26pm 0 Comments

The 2015 Teens' Top Ten nominees have been announced! Check them out via the video below!

Download a list of the nominees with annotations here.

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

  • A low-res download of the 2015 TRW themed logo (found under the planning tab - must be signed into account)
  • Free access to archived TRW related webinars
  • Opportunity to participate in the free TRW webinar, "Build Your Budget", on Tuesday, April 21 at 12 p.m. Eastern!
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Get Away @Your Library: Setting Goals to Reach Underserved Teens

With our youth patrons returning to school, now is the perfect time to re-evaluate your community’s demographics and set goals to “Get Away” and connect with those underserved populations. As you consider where to start, the first step may seem daunting, but tackle the unknown in a way that is most comfortable for you. We’ll Read More →

Get Away @ Your Library!

Get Away @ Your Library can mean a lot of different things to different people. When I think of it I think about why I read. One of the best things about reading is how it takes you to new and exciting places. Whether it is books about other cultures, time travel or historical events, Read More →

Develop Creative Programming for Teen Read Week

I’ll confess that there have been cycles in my ten years of teen services where my creativity to develop innovative library programs suddenly depletes itself. It takes time until I kick my own butt back into gear. I’m sure you’re familiar with this feeling that can result from the graduation of most of your teen Read More →

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