Young Adult Library Services Association

YALSA releases two new digital publications

CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has released two new digital publications: YALSA's Top Reads: STEM and Making and YALSA's Top Reads: Community Engagement and Collaboration.

The new digital publications each feature a collection of YALSA's best articles and resources on the featured topics.

Join YALSA for a Twitter Takeover during Teen Tech Week™ 2017

CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA) will host a twitter takeover during Teen Tech Week™, March 5-11, 2017.

2017 Summer Teen Intern Grant recipients announced

CHICAGO – The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA) has chosen 20 libraries to receive its 2017 Summer Teen Intern Grant.

2017 Summer Learning Resources Grant recipients announced

CHICAGO – The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA) has chosen 20 libraries to receive its 2017 Summer Learning Resources Grant.

YALSA names 2017 Writing Award winners

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), named the winners of its 2017 YALSA Writing Award, with members winning in four categories.

The winners are as follows:

YALSA’s 2017 Great Books Giveaway provides more than $40,000 in materials to libraries in Texas, Illinois and Oklahoma

CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), named Tyler (Texas) Public Library; East Peoria (Illinois) Community High School; and Shawnee (Oklahoma) High School as the recipients of its annual Great Books Giveaway.

Each library will receive a share of more than $40,000 in books, audiobooks and other materials donated to YALSA from publishers and producers in 2016.

YALSA’s New Teen Book Finder Database announced

CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has launched its highly-anticipated Teen Book Finder Database. Consistent with its app counterpart, the database is comprised of titles and media from YALSA’s book awards and selected book and media lists.

Sparks named YALSA’s 2017 Board Fellow

CHICAGO — The Board of Directors of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA) chose Heather Sparks, LEAP Out-of-School Program Manager at the Free Library of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) as its 2017-2018 Board Fellow. Sparks will start her term as board fellow in June.

Dodds, Page, Gilmartin receive YALSA’s 2017 Conference Scholarship Grants

CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), awarded the 2017 Baker & Taylor/YALSA Conference Grants to Maeve Dodds and Jean Page and The Dorothy Broderick Student Scholarship to Sean Gilmartin. Each will receive up to $1,000 to attend the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago this summer.

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