Young Adult Library Services Association

ALA welcomes new YALSA Executive Director Tammy Dillard-Steels

CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) welcomes Tammy Dillard-Steels as executive director, Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of ALA. Her first day at ALA will be Tuesday, April 23.

Registration open for YALSA’s 2019 YA Services Symposium

CHICAGO — Registration for the Young Adult Library Services Association’s (YALSA) 2019 YA Services Symposium is now open.

The symposium takes place November 1-3 in Memphis, TN with the theme Show Up and Advocate: Supporting Teens in the Face of Adversity. Anyone with an interest in young adult services is welcome to attend.

Barnhart elected YALSA 2020-2021 president

CHICAGO — Members of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), elected Amanda Barnhart as the division’s next president-elect. Barnhart will begin her term as president-elect in June 2019, becoming president for one year starting June 2020.

Barnhart is currently a Branch Manager at the Kansas City Public Library - North-East Branch in Kansas City, MO.

Apply for the 2019 YALSA/DGLF Digital Equipment Grant

CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has opened the application for its YALSA/DGLF Digital Equipment Grant.

2019 Teens’ Top Ten Nominees announced

CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association, has officially announced the 2019 Teens’ Top Ten Nominees.

Apply now for the 2019 Teens’ Top Ten Book Giveaway

CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has opened up the application period for its 2019 Teens’ Top Ten Book Giveaway.

YALSA seeks programming experts for Teen Programming HQ database

CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) seeks up to ten YALSA members for a six month volunteer opportunity as teen programming content experts for its Teen Programming HQ database.

YALSA seeks liaison for ALA committees

CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) seeks a member to serve a one-year term as a liaison to ALA committees.

2019 YALSA Summer Learning Resources Grant recipients announced

CHICAGO – The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA) has chosen 25 libraries to receive its 2019 Summer Learning Resources Grant.

2019 YALSA Summer Teen Intern Grant recipients announced

CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA) has chosen 25 libraries to receive its 2019 Summer Teen Intern Grant.