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It is finally here!

Hello!      I am a little late for the week, but it is finally here! We have our kick-off event tonight with our panel as well as our teles…

Started by Brittany Garcia

2 Oct 12, 2018
Reply by Brittany Garcia

Teen Read Week Programs

What new Teen Read Week program ideas do you have around engaging diverse teens? Share them with us here!

Started by YALSA

13 Oct 12, 2018

[Grantees] 2018 Teen Read Week Grantees

This space is for the 2018 TRW grantees to share info and updates about their programs.

Started by YALSA

42 Oct 12, 2018

Graphics for 2018?

Are there graphics available for this year's theme: "It's Written in the Stars... Read"? I love the banner at the top of this website but I…

Started by Chelsea Almer

1 Oct 2, 2018
Reply by YALSA

Teen Read Week 2018: It's Written in the Stars

My group will be designing 8 x 10 themed artwork to transfer onto a white t shirt.

Started by Candace Ushery

0 Aug 7, 2018

[TRW 2017] How do you get teens to unleash their stories?

With Summer Learning over and TRW 2017 upon us, I'd like to hear some of your ideas on how you get the young people at your library to shar…

Started by Justin C Switzer

7 Oct 27, 2017
Reply by Jenni Kitchen

[TRW 2017] Do you think your library should celebrate Teen Read "Month" instead of just one week in October, and why?

There are many of us who strive to promote literacy and reading year-round, but it is beneficial to set aside time to have a specific focus…

Started by Justin C Switzer

4 Oct 19, 2017
Reply by Mary Highley

[Grantees] 2017 Teen Read Week Grantees

This space is for the 2017 TRW grantees to share info and updates about their programs.

Started by YALSA

17 Oct 4, 2017
Reply by Elizabeth Strauss

Getting ready to Unleash TRW

1. Author Oliver Chin scheduled for October 12th!! Focus on graphic storyboards & graphic drawing. 2. Setting up library displays with…

Started by Kay e. Hones

0 Oct 3, 2017

[TRW 2016] Passive Program Ideas

Share your Teen Read Week themed passive program ideas here.

Started by YALSA

11 Sep 2, 2017
Reply by Elizabeth Strauss



YALSA created this Ning Network.

Join this site!

Join this Teen Read Week website for great resources and opportunities such as:

  • A low-res download of the 2018 TRW themed logo (found under the planning tab - must be signed into account)
  • Free access to archived TRW related webinars
  • Alerts about grant opportunities
  • More perks to come so be sure to register and check back for updates!

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Teen Read Week on the YALSA Blog

Help YALSA Name A New Teen-Focused Month

This year, Teen Read Week and Teen Tech Week will be dissolving to form a month long celebration of teen programming and teen services in libraries across the country! Continue reading

Reimagining Teen Read Week™ and Teen Tech Week™

As you may be aware, in March 2017, a discussion between YALSA’s board members resulted in a proposal (board document #32) at Annual 2017 to re-envision TTW and TRW to create a larger advocacy/awareness campaign to promote the importance of year-round teen services. A follow-up conversation also took place and… Continue reading

Teen Read Week at Montville Township Public Library

We at Montville Township Public Library were very grateful to be awarded the Teen Read Week Grant this year and used it to do a four program series relating to Constructed Languages in Science Fiction and Fantasy. First, a book discussion related to this concept, choosing books in which a… Continue reading





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