The applications for the 2018 Summer Learning Resources and Teen Summer Intern grants are now open! Twenty of each grant, worth $1,000 each are available and generously funded by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. Apply by Jan. 1, 2018. Eligibility requirements apply. Apply …Continue
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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…Continue
Added by YALSA on August 16, 2017 at 10:26am — No 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.
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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!
Join the free site for access to free planning and marketing resources!
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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Stay tuned for an updated site with theme artwork coming in April during National Library Week!
2017 theme announcement also coming soon!
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Did you and your library participate in Teen Read Week this year? Well, we want to hear your thoughts and feedback! This survey helps give us the opportunity to improve future Teen Read Week initiatives. So share your input with YALSA and help us make the next TRW even better! And as always, thank you for all your efforts to increase awareness of the great resources libraries have to offer teens!…Continue
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Now through December 31, 2016, teens aged 12-18 can nominate their favorite titles to be considered as a 2017 Teens’ Top Ten nominee via the …Continue
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Got a great Teen Read Week program idea or need some advice on programming? Submit it to our Teen Programming HQ site by Oct. 15 for a chance to win 1 of 28 Makey Makey kits! Winners will be selected at random.
Visit the Teen Programming HQ site today!
Added by YALSA on October 4, 2016 at 12:51pm — No Comments
Voting for the 2016 Teens’ Top Ten is now open! Encourage teens to vote for up to three of their favorite titles now through Oct. 15. The “top ten” titles will be announced the week after Teen Read Week™, which takes place Oct. 9-15. Libraries are also encouraged to share the …Continue
Added by YALSA on August 15, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments
This Year's Teen Read Week theme is "Read for the Fun of it", what are some of your ideas to keep teen readers engaged and reading for fun?
Fine and share your programming ideas on our Teen Programming HQ site as well as down below on our Teen Read Week forum.
Added by YALSA on June 10, 2016 at 10:13am — No Comments
Sign up now to participate in a free Teen Read Week webinar! It will take place May 3 at 2PM EST.
Title: Engaging Latino Youth through STEAM : Going Beyond our Walls
Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2:00pm EST
Presenter: Clementina Nunez, Houston Public Library
Join Clementina Nunez of the Houston Public Library as she talks about strategies that libraries can use to identify, reach out to and serve teens who speak Spanish as a first language. She will…Continue
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Through funding from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, YALSA will offer ten $1,000 grants to recognize outstanding Teen Read Week activities from its members!
The theme for Teen Read Week 2016 is a multi-lingual take on "Read for the fun of it!" Applicants for the grant should demonstrate how the funds will help support innovative reading or literacies programs aimed at the 22% of the nation's youth who speak a language other than English at…Continue
Added by YALSA on April 11, 2016 at 3:18pm — No Comments
In celebration of the upcoming announcement of the 2016 Teens’ Top Ten nominees during National Library Week, forty (40) sets of the 2016 Teens’ Top Ten nominees will be given away to libraries in need with funding generously provided by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. With the set of new titles, libraries will not only be able to further enrich their…Continue
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Starting in 2016, Teen Read Week will be held each year in the same week as Columbus Day.
Future dates are:
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Now that Teen Read Week 2015 has ended we want to hear your feedback! This Teen Read Week survey gives us the opportunity to make improvements for the future. Click the link below to give input regarding YALSA's Teen Read Week initiative. Thank you for all your efforts to increase awareness of the great resources libraries have to offer teens!
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Download a list of the winners with annotations here: www.ala.org/yalsa/teenstopten
Added by YALSA on October 28, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
From now until the end of the year, Congress is hard at work on a new education bill that would provide federal funding for schools. Your congressperson needs to hear from you to know that it’s vital to include school libraries in this new bill. Here is your chance to do something locally to initiate national change!
Since Teen Read Week 2015 is approaching, now is a great time to invite your members of Congress to visit your library or take a trip to visit their district office.…Continue
Added by YALSA on September 29, 2015 at 3:34pm — No Comments
Register now for the upcoming free Teen Read Week webinar
"Reaching Out with TRW 2015: ID'ing and Serving the Teens in Your Community".
This 60-minute webinar will take place Tuesday, October 6 at 12pm Eastern / 11am Central / 9am Pacific. In addition to considering reasons why your library celebrates Teen Read Week and who you would like to reach with your events/programs, you will learn the…
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…
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