In 2017, YALSA's board members decided to re-envision Teen Tech Week (TTW) and Teen Read Week (TRW) to create a larger advocacy/awareness campaign to promote the importance of year-round teen services. In efforts to streamline YALSA's resources, and focus on this campaign, all resources on the current Teen Read Week site…Continue
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Did you hear? The 2019 Morris & Nonfiction Award finalists have been announced! Winners of YALSA and ALA's book awards will be announced at the ALA’s Youth Media Awards in Seattle, WA on January 28, 2019 at 8am PST. Fans can follow 2019 results in real-time via live…Continue
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We've announced our 2018 Teens' Top Ten list! Did your favorites make the cut? Find out the winners in the announcement video below!
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We announced today that the 2018 Teens’ Top Ten voting is now open! Now through the October 13, teens can vote for their 3 favorite titles from our list of nominees! Check out and share the nominees video below and encourage your teens to vote! …Continue
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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.
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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!
Added by YALSA on April 12, 2018 at 10:37am — No 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!
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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…Continue
Added by YALSA on February 22, 2018 at 10:39am — No Comments
Teen Read Week 2018 will be celebrated October 7-13. Check back in mid-April for a new, themed site! The theme will be announced in March.
Added by YALSA on February 2, 2018 at 12:24pm — No Comments
We've announced our 2017 Teens' Top Ten list! Did your favorites make the cut? Find out the winners in the announcement video, featuring the stars of the movie Everything, Everything! #yalsaTTT
Added by YALSA on October 19, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments
Did your library celebrate Teen Read Week this year? Well we want to hear your feedback! Sharing your input with YALSA gives us the opportunity to improve future initiatives and make the next TRW even better. So let us know what you think! The survey is open through 11/2. And as always, thank you for all your efforts to increase awareness of the great resources libraries have to offer teens!…Continue
Added by YALSA on October 19, 2017 at 9:50am — No Comments
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
Added by YALSA on September 13, 2017 at 4:17pm — No Comments
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.
Added by YALSA on July 21, 2017 at 9:23am — No Comments
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!
Added by YALSA on February 17, 2017 at 9:26am — No Comments
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
Added by YALSA on October 17, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments
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!
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