October 2013 Blog Posts (5)

Poetry Friday and Teen Read Week

Here's the link to my Teen Read Blog post on www.TeachingAuthors.com:

http://www.teachingauthors.com/2013/10/teen-read-week-poetry-friday.html

Added by April Halprin Wayland on October 18, 2013 at 5:47pm — No Comments

Let's Find Stuff

Teen Read Week is in full swing at Eagle Public Library. Teens are playing Hide and Seek as they follow the clues to the treasure hidden in the books through out the library. Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover!!! Teens get to choose a book that has been wrapped with paper and give a 3-4 word description. The original display had 27 and on Wednesday we are down to 12!!!!!! Our TAB is eagerly looking forward to THE BOISE CITY GHOST HUNTERS discovering the hidden secrets in the library!!!!…

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Added by Suzanne Crupper on October 16, 2013 at 5:37pm — No Comments

Seek the Unknown @ Landa Branch Library

 

Landa Teen Library Leadership Council had a dissusion of what is the "unknown" to them. They wanted to seek

On October 13 Bea Canales, Teen Liaison, helped strengthen teen peer-to-peer relationships
during Teen Read Week. The theme "Seek the Unknown" led to a discussing on seeking to
understand, with empathy, disabilities in others by leading each other around the library with
opaque glasses. Teens remarked that they, "laughed at first then…
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Added by Beatrice Canales on October 14, 2013 at 5:13pm — No Comments

Teen Read Week pictures and activities

At Bluffton High School, in Bluffton, South Carolina, we are doing the following as part of our Teen Read Week Activities:…

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Added by Page Wiedeman on October 10, 2013 at 11:55am — No Comments

Help Us Raise Awareness About the Importance of Library Services for Teens!

Please support our new online campaign we created via Thunderclap in support of library services for teens!

Our goal is to increase awareness about the importance of library services for teens and its cruciaol role in helping them develop critical literacy skills.

How Thunderclap works:

The Thunderclap allows people to pledge a Twitter, Tumblr or Facebook message that is unleashed at the same time.  It’s completely safe and will automatically post exactly one message on…

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Added by YALSA on October 9, 2013 at 9:46am — No Comments

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Teen Read Week on the YALSA Blog

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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