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[Grantees] 2018 Teen Intern Grantee Space

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[Grantees] 2018 Summer Learning Resource Grantee Space

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bethaney Cotten Aug 10. 23 Replies

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Farewell Summer: Summer Learning Program Reflections

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Hello all!Now that summer is coming to a close, we want to hear from you!  Here are some questions to start the discussion: What are some success stories from your Summer Learning Programs? What…Continue

Summer Learning Launch & Wrap-Up Parties!

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We want to hear all about what you're doing (or have done!) for your Summer Learning launch or wrap-up party! Tell us what you've done, if you have a theme, or show us your pictures! This is a great…Continue

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2018 TTT Voting Open!

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…See More
Aug 15
Katina Gaudet replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Teen Intern Grantee Space
"  Hi everyone, We've wrapped up our Summer Reading Program and our Teen Summer Intern program. With our $1,000 grant award, we were able to provide two teen interns a $500 stipend each for 50 hours of service at the Lafourche Parish Public…"
Aug 13
Bethaney Cotten replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Summer Learning Resource Grantee Space
"Hello! I am Bethaney Cotten! I am hopelessly behind schedule here. I actually thought I had posted here before now, but I must have confused it with something else.  SO--first thing to know about me, I am a little scatterbrained apparently. I…"
Aug 10
Amber Carlson replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Teen Intern Grantee Space
"Hello Everyone! I am a Youth Services & Programming Librarian at the Davenport Public Library and my duties include most of the teen programming and young adult book selection. We are a city of about 100,000 and part of a larger bi-state…"
Aug 7
Carolyn Vidmar replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Teen Intern Grantee Space
"Hi everyone! I am the Teen Services Librarian at the East New Orleans regional branch of the New Orleans Public Library. I've been at my library for two years. We hired two teen interns this summer thanks to the YALSA & Dollar General…"
Aug 7
Janice W Felker replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Teen Intern Grantee Space
"Hi Everyone, I am the Youth Services Librarian for Eastern Shore Public Library in Virginia. We have 2 branch libraries and 2 affiliate libraries serving a rural community including the counties of Accomack and Northampton. This is my second year as…"
Aug 2
Brittany Chavez replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Summer Learning Resource Grantee Space
"Hello! My name is Brittany Chavez and I am the Young Adult Librarian at the Garland County Library in Hot Springs, Arkansas.  We were so very excited to be chosen to receive this grant.  We are one of the busiest libraries in Arkansas and…"
Jul 13
Elizabeth LaRosee replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Summer Learning Resource Grantee Space
"Hi All, I am super excited about this grant and how we at the Turner Free Library will be using it. I'm Liz, the Asst. Director/Teen and Tech Librarian and I generally manage about 60 teens after school daily in our public library. We are in…"
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Tia Jennings replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Summer Learning Resource Grantee Space
"Hi, I'm Tia Jennings and I'm a Youth and Family Engagement Specialist at Baltimore County Public Library. Baltimore County has a population of 805,000 and we have 19 branches spread all around the county. We service a very diverse…"
Jun 8
Tressie Fowler replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Summer Learning Resource Grantee Space
"Love the BOOK MOBILE!"
Jun 7
Tressie Fowler replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Summer Learning Resource Grantee Space
"Hello my name is Tressie Fowler. I am the library media specialist at Danville High School.  Our school is located in rural Danville, Arkansas with a city population less than 5,000 people.  The main employment opportunities lie in the…"
Jun 7
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Pamela Rellstab replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Teen Intern Grantee Space
"I can not believe that summer is finally here! My name is Pam, and I am the Teen Librarian for the Defiance Public Library System in Defiance County, Ohio. There are three branches (four, if you include the express branch we have at our mall) within…"
May 30
Elizabeth Strauss replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Summer Learning Resource Grantee Space
"That's great! It's always good to hear about library partnerships. "
May 30
Kristine Swanson replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Summer Learning Resource Grantee Space
"Hi there!  I am the branch head of a small urban library in Saginaw, Michigan.  Because we're only open part-time, I also work as an outreach librarian in our community.  I'm excited to be using these grant dollars to update…"
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2018 TTT Voting Open!

Posted on August 15, 2018 at 3:52pm 0 Comments

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…

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2018 Teens' Top Ten Nominees Announced

Posted on April 12, 2018 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

The Teens' Top Ten is a teens' choice list.  This year the teens chose 25 nominees. Encourage teens to read the nominees from now until August, so they're ready to vote for their favorites beginning Aug. 15th.  The 10 titles with the most votes will become the official 2018 Teens' Top Ten. Share a…

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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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Catch Up With a Past Summer Grant Winner--Part 2

Posted on December 6, 2017 at 10:30am 0 Comments

This is a Q&A type discussion with former Dollar General summer grant winner Emily Otis regarding her 2015 summer program for Anaheim Public Library in California. Feel free to discuss the grant and her project in the forum space.


1. Please tell us a little bit about your library and your 2015 summer reading program.

2015 was the first time in many years that the Teen SRP was run by a dedicated Teen Librarian. After budget cuts and layoffs about…

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