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
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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
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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
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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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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
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Check out the winners of the book giveaway
2015 Teens' Top Ten book giveaway winners announced!
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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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Registrants of this site can participate in a free webinar titled, "Build Your Budget", on Tuesday, April 21 at 12 p.m. Eastern!
This Teen Read Week webinar focuses on how teen services library workers can advocate within and beyond their respective library systems for funds. Learn how to seek out sponsors and partners for external funding, while also advocating within your library for a budget that includes financial resources for teen services! 100 seats available. Register…Continue
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The application period for the 2015 Teens' Top Ten Book Giveaway is now open! Forty (40) sets of the 2015 Teens' Top Ten nominees will be given away to libraries in need.
Apply now through May 1, 2015. Please note that eligibility requirements do apply. Learn more here.
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The application period for the 2015 Teen Read Week Activity Grant is now open! Ten grants worth $1000 each are available to fund Teen Read Week activities. Apply by June 1, 2015. The Teen Read Week site will officially go "live" April 16, so be sure to join the…Continue
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Check back this spring for updated artwork, resources, and…Continue
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Help us choose the next Teen Read Week theme by voting for your favorite out of the four choices provided in this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VK87KVH
The survey is now closed. Thanks for voting and stay tuned for the announcement & updated website this spring!
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Learn more about the Teens' Top Ten here.
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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!
To participate in the twitter chat, remember to use the hashtag #trw14! To easily follow and track the discussion, use…Continue
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