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[Grantees] 2018 Teen Intern Grantee Space

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[Grantees] 2018 Summer Learning Resource Grantee Space

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[Grantees] 2017 Summer Learning Resource Grantee Space

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[Grantees] 2017 Teen Intern Grantee Space

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2018 YALSA Selected Book Lists Released!

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…See More
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Catch Up With a Past Summer Grant Winner--Part 2

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 5 years before, one librarian shared…See More
Dec 6, 2017
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Following up with a 2015 Dollar General grant winner

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. Our library serves the citizens and community of…See More
Nov 9, 2017
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2017 Teens' Top Ten List

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! #yalsaTTThttps://youtu.be/9JRKSFZFvTkSee More
Oct 19, 2017
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Apply now for 2018 Summer Grants!

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 here.See More
Sep 13, 2017
Rachel Robinson replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Summer Learning Resource Grantee Space
"We are always planning ahead!  Yes, I'll be working on that next week also."
Aug 17, 2017
Odessa Meyer replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Summer Learning Resource Grantee Space
"I feel ours went off without a hitch! I feel your exhaustion, always after SRP are finished. But, I am already thinking of next year!"
Aug 17, 2017
Rachel Robinson replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Summer Learning Resource Grantee Space
"How did everyone's summer programs do?  Have you submitted all the things?  I have, my programs went well this year.  And I am exhausted. :)"
Aug 17, 2017
Denise Bearre replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Summer Learning Resource Grantee Space
"This is three of four branches of the Alcona County Library in the Northeastern Lower Peninsula of Michigan. We serve about 10,000 people and our main branch is in Harrisville, MI. Along the sunny shores of Lake Huron. Our branches are in Hubbard…"
Aug 8, 2017
Holly Summers-Gil replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Teen Intern Grantee Space
"Hi there.  My name is Holly and I am the Teen Services Coordinator at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, and we are very happy to be participating in this program again this year.  Our teen volunteer initiative has been very popular over the…"
Aug 8, 2017
Stacy Pasche replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Teen Intern Grantee Space
"I cannot believe it is already August! We're in summer "survival" mode here, trying to keep up with the increased traffic in the library. Our interns have certainly helped to keep us afloat. I wanted to share an article from our local…"
Aug 7, 2017
shauna tiller replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Teen Intern Grantee Space
"I also had some kids that I did not think were working hard enough.  One of them did much better when I spoke to him right before a task and explained what was needed and gave extra tips on how to succeed.  Sometimes he would get confused…"
Aug 4, 2017
Diane Pamel replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Summer Learning Resource Grantee Space
"Diane Pamel- Southworth Library in Dryden, New York- in the Finger Lakes area. Our library serves a rural community and there is not a lot to do directly in our village.  Ithaca and Cornell University are not far away, but our teens don't…"
Aug 3, 2017
Diane Pamel replied to YALSA's discussion [Grantees] 2017 Teen Intern Grantee Space
"Hi!  I am Diane Pamel from Southworth Library in a rural(ish) community in upstate New York.  I split the funds to provide for two interns.  Both are just 14 years old.  They both interviewed well when we went through the process…"
Aug 3, 2017

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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…

Continue

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.…

Continue

2017 Teens' Top Ten List

Posted on October 19, 2017 at 11:30am 0 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

https://youtu.be/9JRKSFZFvTk

 
 
 

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