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[Grantees] 2018 Teen Intern Grantee Space

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pamela Rellstab May 30. 10 Replies

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[Grantees] 2018 Summer Learning Resource Grantee Space

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brittany Chavez on Friday. 22 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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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…"
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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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Elizabeth LaRosee liked YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Summer Learning Resource Grantee Space
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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…"
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Tressie Fowler liked YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Summer Learning Resource Grantee Space
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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…"
May 29
Kristine Swanson liked YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Summer Learning Resource Grantee Space
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Kristine Swanson replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Teen Intern Grantee Space
"Hi to all!  I am a new branch head at our smallest urban library branch in Saginaw, Michigan and am excited to enhance our teen outreach with these grants!  "
May 7
Kristine Swanson replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Teen Intern Grantee Space
"Thank you Chris! :)"
May 7
Mandy Pinyan replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Summer Learning Resource Grantee Space
"Hi all,  I'm Mandy Pinyan. I'm the Manager of Outreach and Youth Services Coordinator for the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library system in Huntsville, AL. We have 13 branches, and I oversee the Outreach Department and…"
May 2
Mandy Pinyan replied to YALSA's discussion How Have Libraries Served At-Risk Teens in Your Community?
"I'm writing from the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library. I am in the Outreach Department, and we have two programs that serve at-risk teens.  1. We currently hold twice-weekly bookclub meeting with separate groups of incarcerated…"
May 2
Abigail Weaver replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2018 Teen Intern Grantee Space
"Thank you Chris! These were really helpful when I was putting together the application and interview plan. The deadline for teens to apply is coming up soon, and I am excited to sort through the applications and start the interview process."
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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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Following up with a 2015 Dollar General grant winner

Posted on November 9, 2017 at 3:16pm 0 Comments

This is a Q&A type discussion with former Dollar General summer grant winner Bill Stea regarding his 2015 summer program for Waldorf West Library in Maryland. Feel free to discuss the grant and his project in the forum space.


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

Waldorf West Library is the largest and newest of the four branches in the Charles County Public Library system in Southern Maryland.…

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