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[Grantees] 2014 Summer Reading Resource Grantee Space

Started by YALSA. Last reply by Karen M. Lambert Apr 10. 40 Replies

This discussion forum is for the 2014 Summer Reading Resource Grantees only.Here is the link to the official press release announcing the recipients of the resources grant:…Continue

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[100 Days Countdown, 4/8/14] Effective School Outreach

Started by YALSA. Last reply by Jackie Anas Apr 9. 29 Replies

Please share with us effective ways you’ve been able to reach out to schools about becoming involved in promoting and participating in summer reading programs.Here are some questions to help guide the direction of your discussion:What outlets did…Continue

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Group Exit Interview Questions and Other Documents

Started by Patricia VanArsdale. Last reply by Patricia VanArsdale Apr 8. 4 Replies

Hi Folks!  Anna, I hope you don't mind but I created this list thinking folks would be able to share any documents they have already created.  I was asked if I could post the group exit interview questions (we have 8 teen interns) and here they…Continue

[Grantees] 2014 Teen Intern Grantee Space

Started by YALSA. Last reply by Karyn Gardiner Apr 7. 32 Replies

This discussion forum is for the 2014 Teen Intern Grantees. Please use this space to introduce yourself and your library, as well as share stories and resources with the other grantees.Here is the link to the official press release announcing the…Continue

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SYNC Free audiobooks all summer long!

Started by Mary Burkey. Last reply by Lydia Meiner Mar 19. 1 Reply

Looking for a great FREE promo for summer reading? Try SYNC, an outreach from the Audio Publishers Association! Share your ideas below on how you can use SYNC to promote your own library's audio collection & help users become comfortable with…Continue

[100 Days Countdown] Programming Strategies For Success

Started by YALSA. Last reply by Eden Rassette Mar 16. 19 Replies

Please share with us your success stories regarding programming strategies related to summer reading & learning.To help guide the discussion, here are some questions to think about:What program was it?What strategy did you use and what made it…Continue

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Karen M. Lambert replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Summer Reading Resource Grantee Space
"I love the idea of the raffle baskets!  That's fantastic! "
Apr 10
Elissa Valente replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Summer Reading Resource Grantee Space
"We contact local stores and agencies. Our most popular prizes were passes for rock climbing, lazer tag, and movie tickets! "
Apr 10
Elissa Valente replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2014 Summer Reading Resource Grantee Space
"I am planning on using minutes read also. I am going to have 3 raffle baskets out each week, which will be awarded on Fridays. The teens can earn a raffle ticket for every 30 minutes they read, attending a program, or for writing a book review. The…"
Apr 10
Jackie Anas replied to YALSA's discussion [100 Days Countdown, 4/8/14] Effective School Outreach
"I have been fairly successful without actually presenting at the high school--our public library branch is physically attached to the high school and the school library is right next to ours but are separate entities.  The school …"
Apr 9
Teralee ElBasri replied to YALSA's discussion [100 Days Countdown, 4/8/14] Effective School Outreach
"Linda, what kinds of prizes/rewards do you offer?  I love the idea of having some kind of little game as well as the presentation of library cards - very cool idea!  But of course, limited budgets and all.  Waiving fines is a great…"
Apr 9
April Witteveen replied to YALSA's discussion [100 Days Countdown, 4/8/14] Effective School Outreach
"I've enjoyed reading about all the great ideas and strategies!  My library system created an awesome partnership program called Library Linx and this has a set number of required visits from our librarians to participating…"
Apr 9
Eden Rassette replied to YALSA's discussion [100 Days Countdown, 4/8/14] Effective School Outreach
"Definitely have freebies! Have pens and pencils and other library swag to giveaway. Sometimes I bring posters or fliers for cool programs. I bring cool books or giveaway books and hand them out to talkative teens, or sometimes the shy ones :) I also…"
Apr 9
Eden Rassette replied to YALSA's discussion [100 Days Countdown, 4/8/14] Effective School Outreach
"Having games at school assemblies is a great idea! I am definitely going to keep that in mind for next year. Thanks for sharing! "
Apr 9
 
 
 

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