[Michlib-l] YALSA Summer and Teen services news

Reish, Karren (MDE) ReishK at michigan.gov
Mon Apr 4 13:34:27 EDT 2016

YALSA is running a contest on Summer Learning ideas, promoting their Teen Read Week resources, and listing top ten summer titles for teens. Please see below for more information on these opportunities!

Top 10 Summer Learning Programs
>From April 1 - May 1 submit your summer learning program idea through YALSA's Teen Programming HQ for the chance to win $200 in books and other prizes!  Learn more at http://hq.yalsa.net/index.html

2016 Teen Read Week(tm) Resources
The 2016 TRW site will launch during national library week, the week of April 11th.  This year TRW is being celebrated Oct. 9 - 15 with a multilingual "Read for the Fun of it Theme."  Beginning April 11, access free planning resources, a mini grant application, and sign up for a free webinar at www.ala.org/teenread<http://www.ala.org/teenread>.

Summer Titles for Teens
The 2016 Teens' Top Ten nominees will be announced the week of April 11th for National Library Week.  Libraries can encourage teens to read these titles from April throughout the summer, and then vote for their favorites online beginning in Aug.  To download a free Teens' Top Ten Toolkit and apply to receive a collection of the TTT books, visit www.ala.org/yalsa/teenstopten<http://www.ala.org/yalsa/teenstopten>.

Karren Reish
Library Grants Coordinator
Library of Michigan
517-373-5700 f
reishk at michigan.gov<mailto:reishk at michigan.gov>
Each April, Michigan celebrates the Month of the Young Child. Go to www.miaeyc.org<http://www.miaeyc.org> to learn more.

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