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[Discussion] 2014 TRW Display/Decorating Ideas

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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

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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

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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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Neil Krasnoff replied to YALSA's discussion [Discussion] 2014 TRW Marketing Ideas
"I am new to a very large high school campus. So far, we have succeeded in launching a library Website, which has attracted quite a bit of traffic. We're using the front-page blog and the associated Twitter account to publicize our TRW…"
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Gail Zachariah replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Kayla, We've had problems with coordinating with our high school too. I really wanted our play to be an evening play but the only time when could offer it that wouldn't compete with homecoming or other scheduling issues was during the…"
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Marcie Morgan replied to YALSA's discussion Turn your Dreams into Reality Hands-on Programs
"At the Danville Public Library we are having trivia sheets Monday through Thursday with questions about authors and books.  Every completed trivia sheet gets you a chance in the drawing for an autographed "City of Bones" book by…"
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Barbara Mease replied to YALSA's discussion Turn your Dreams into Reality Hands-on Programs
"I always wanted to do a program on Star Wars. The Teens will be creating Star Wars characters made with shrunken apples."
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Barbara Mease replied to YALSA's discussion Turn your Dreams into Reality Hands-on Programs
"Heather, I really like your idea of focusing on audio books. I am going to try to incorporate them into my programs. Barbara  "
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Kayla Kuni replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Gail, This week has been pretty crazy for our play. The venue we picked was a local high school. I figured it would be great to get them to partner with us on the event and they were excited to as well. However, three weeks from the date of our…"
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Gail Zachariah replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Hi Kayla, Teens are busy. We had the same thing happen at our play so I'm taking a role too. Our play include teens, library staff, and volunteers. Gail Zachariah, Keene Public Library "
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Gail Zachariah replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Teen Read Week Grantee Space
"Hi! My name is Gail Zachariah. I'm the Head of Youth and Community Services at the Keene Public Library In Keene, N.H. Keene is a small town of about 23,000 and we are super excited to be able to offer some really cool programs thanks to our…"
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Teen Read Week Webinar: Turn Dreams Into Reality: Exploring Your Future with Literature at Online

September 23, 2014 from 2pm to 3pm
Join Melanie Wachsmann and YALSA on Tuesday, September 23 at 2pm Eastern for a free webinar on college and career fiction/non-fiction that will not only entertain your teens, but may inspire them to explore their future and turn their dreams into reality! 100 seats available. Register now!See More
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Teen Read Week Webinar: Turn Dreams Into Reality: Exploring Your Future with Literature at Online

September 23, 2014 from 2pm to 3pm
Join Melanie Wachsmann and YALSA on Tuesday, September 23 at 2pm Eastern for a free webinar on college and career fiction/non-fiction that will not only entertain your teens, but may inspire them to explore their future and turn their dreams into reality! 100 seats available. Register now!See More
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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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Twitter Chat -- September 15, 2014 2PM ET

Posted on September 5, 2014 at 10:41am 0 Comments

YALSA invites everyone to a Twitter chat for idea sharing about TRW Marketing on Monday, September 15 from 2-3PM EST!



Please share with us your themed #trw14 marketing ideas!

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

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Twitter Chat -- September 3, 2014 2PM ET

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YALSA invites everyone to a Twitter chat for idea sharing about TRW programming on Wednesday, September 3 from 2-3PM EST!

Please share with us your themed #trw14 programming ideas!

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

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Android Version of Teen Book Finder App Now Available

Posted on August 8, 2014 at 9:14am 0 Comments

An android version of YALSA’s Teen Book Finder app is now available!

Android users can download the app for free through the Google Play store. The app allows users to access YALSA’s recommended reading and award winning titles…

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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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