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[Grantees] 2018 Teen Read Week Grantees

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cicely Lewis 1 hour ago. 13 Replies

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[Grantees] 2017 Teen Read Week Grantees

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[TRW 2017] Themed Program Ideas

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[Grantees] 2016 Teen Read Week Grantees

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Cicely Lewis replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Hi Lynda, I look forward to sharing more about my project and hearing about your project as well.  "
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Jeffrey Cupo replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Hi, my name is Jeff Cupo, and I'm the Young Adult/Community Services Librarian at Montville Township Public Library. Montville Township is a small, suburban town in Morris County, NJ with a population of 22,000. As the children of NYC commuters…"
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KIMBERLY S MCCALLISTER replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Teen Read Week Grantees
"That sounds like so much fun! I'd love more details about your activities in case we want to try a few this school year. "
Jul 9
KIMBERLY S MCCALLISTER replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Teen Read Week Grantees
"The kids will LOVE it! We held a "Escape the Library" event each week during school lunch blocks this past year and the kids had a blast. In fact, it was so successful we decided to do our school summer reading program event based on…"
Jul 9
Brittany Garcia replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Good Afternoon Everyone! My name is Brittany Garcia and I am the Adult Services Librarian at the Rancho Cucamonga Public Library in Southern California. The Rancho Cucamonga Public Library is part of the Inland Empire* which refers to the…"
Jul 7
Becky White replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Teen Read Week Grantees
"      Hi! My name is Becky White. I am the Children's Librarian at Bolivar-Hardeman County Library in Bolivar,Tn. Bolivar is the county seat of Hardeman County and has a city population of 5,093 and a county population of…"
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Terri Carpenter replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Hi! My name is Terri Carpenter. I'm the Young Adult Librarian at the Vineland Public Library in Vineland, NJ. Our library serves a diverse population of around 60,000 people with 17.6% of the population living at or below the poverty level.Due…"
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KIMBERLY S MCCALLISTER replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Aren't we all the lucky ones?! So glad to have received this grant for my middle school in Virginia. We struggle with our literacy scores on the state assessments (SOLs), but I have seen improvement the more we as an entire community focus on…"
Jul 4
Lynda Martin replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Thanks for your reply, Kimberly.  I think of us all as one branch of the universal library.  We become stronger by working together!"
Jul 3
Lynda Martin replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Cicely, this sounds like such an important project.  We certainly have a lot to talk about! I look forward to hearing more about your project, particularly the novels and other literature you will use. Best wishes! Suzie Martin"
Jul 3
Cicely Lewis replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Hi!  My name is Cicely Lewis and I am a high school librarian in Norcross, GA.  I am so excited to be a recipient of the Dollar General grant!  My high school services over 3,500 patrons and this is my third year as a school…"
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KIMBERLY S MCCALLISTER replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Teen Read Week Grantees
"As a middle school librarian, I love seeing your partnership with the schools! We keep trying to get ours involved with us, but it has been frustrating. "
Jul 3
Lynda Martin replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Teen Read Week Grantees
"Hi, all! My name is Suzie Martin.  I am the Adult Services Librarian at Clarksburg-Harrison P ublic Library in North Central West  Virginia.  My library serves a community of about 57,000 and is a service center for six additiional…"
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2018 Teens' Top Ten Nominees Announced

Posted on April 16, 2018 at 12:25pm 0 Comments

Encourage teens to check out the 25 nominees and read them over the summer so they can vote for their favorites in August!

View a list of the nominees with annotations here.

2018 Teen Read Week™ Site Live!

Posted on April 12, 2018 at 10:37am 0 Comments

The site is now live! Sign up for a free account on this site if you haven't already to get access to the free, themed logo located under the "Planning" tab and check out the themed products!

2018 Teen Read Week Theme

Posted on March 6, 2018 at 10:00am 0 Comments

Our 2018 Teen Read Week theme has been chosen! This year's theme is: "It's Written in the Stars...READ." The site launch and themed materials are coming soon, so keep an eye out for those! 2018 Teen Read Week will be celebrated October 7-13. Start sharing your program and celebration ideas on our site forum! 

2018 YALSA Selected Book Lists Released!

Posted on February 22, 2018 at 10:39am 0 Comments

Our 2018 Best Fiction for Young Adults and Great Graphic Novels for Teens lists have been released!

In addition to the extensive list, both also include a Top Ten list! Also, if you haven't already, check out the Amazing Audiobooks and…

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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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