October 2014 Blog Posts (6)

2014 Teens' Top Ten titles announced!

Learn more about the Teens' Top Ten here.

Added by YALSA on October 20, 2014 at 1:18pm — No Comments

Teen Read Events at the Esperanza Acosta Moreno Library at El Paso, Texas

An exciting Teen Read week at the Esperanza Acosta Library kicked-off  on Monday, October 13, 2014 with a "Turn Dreams into a Reality" bookmark  that featured Teens' Top Ten nominees for their 10 favorite reads scavanger hunt.   Teens are also pictured giving their recommendations.…


Added by Juanita Kamalipour on October 15, 2014 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Turning Dreams Into Reality

The First Tee of Monterey County teens enjoyed a successful kick-off to Teen Read Week. Led by Coach Scott, the teens constructed and painted their "Little Library" - a model of the clubhouse!

Added by The First Tee of Monterey County on October 13, 2014 at 4:20pm — No Comments

Hunger Games Actress Willow Shields Invites You to Celebrate Teen Read Week™!

Added by YALSA on October 10, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Teen blog posts on YA Lit all month long on YALSA's YA Lit Blog, The Hub!

Throughout all of October, YALSA's YA Lit blog, The Hub, is featuring blog posts from our teen guest bloggers from our Teen Read Week Teen Blogging Contest.

Topics range from How to Get over a Fictional Death to The Beauty of Short Stories, and more so be sure to check out The Hub every day in October to see the blog posts by our lovely teen bloggers!

Added by YALSA on October 3, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Dream Catcher Craft Activity

Oriental Trading Company has a great deal on a set of 12 kits. I am going to try making these with my book club the week of TRW.


Added by Leslie Price LaMastus on October 2, 2014 at 4:02pm — 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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