Teen Tech Week is March 7 - 13, 2010. It's an American Library Association initiative encouraging teens to take advantage of libraries' non-print resources.
The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is giving away over 1200 new books, videos, CDs, and audiocassettes; apply for your chance to win and add these new materials to your library's collection!
Applicants must demonstrate:
Teen Read Week is October 18-24, 2009.
RoseMary Honnold — editor-in-chief of VOYA (Voice of Youth Advocates) magazine — has created at her See YA Around website lots of ideas for teen programming you can do at your library.
Examples of what you'll find there:
Linda Steffen (director of Patterson Memorial Library in Wild Rose) shared this young adult / teen collection development tip:
To help find out what kids are reading ask the high school library staff what's getting a lot of use. You can also check the book aisle at Wal-Mart.