Young Adult Library Services Association

YALSA seeks member manager for its newly re-envisioned blog, The Hub

CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), seeks a member manager for its blog, The Hub. Established in 2009, the blog originally functioned as a resource to keep the library community abreast of the latest news and trends in young adult literature.

2015 Teens’ Top Ten Nominees announced

CHICAGO – The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association, has officially announced the 2015 Teens’ Top Ten Nominees.

This year’s list of nominees features 24 titles that were published between Jan. 1, 2014 and Dec. 31, 2014.

The nominees are as follows:

2015 Teen Read Week™ website now live

CHICAGO – The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has launched its 2015 Teen Read Week website, www.ala.org/teenread.  Teen Read Week is an opportunity for libraries to showcase to their communities all of the great literacy related resources and services that are available to teens and their families.

Anyone who joins the free site will have full access to a variety of resources to help them plan their Teen Read Week (TRW) activities.

Registration now open for YALSA’s 2015 YA Services Symposium

CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has opened registration for its Young Adult Services Symposium, which will take place at the Hilton in Portland, Oregon, Nov. 6-8, 2015.

2015 Teens’ Top Ten Nominees to be announced during National Library Week

CHICAGO — To celebrate National Library Week, the Young Adult Library Services (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association, will officially announce the 24 nominations for its 2015 Teens’ Top Ten on April 16, the Thursday of National Library Week.

A video and list of the nominees including annotations of each title will be available on the Teens’ Top Ten website.

Apply now for the 2015 Teens’ Top Ten Book Giveaway

CHICAGO – In celebration of the upcoming announcement of the 2015 Teens’ Top Ten nominees on April 16, the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) will be giving away 40 sets of the nominees to libraries in need.

With funding generously provided by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, YALSA will award 40 libraries with a set of the 2015 Teens’ Top Ten nominees. With the collection of new titles, libraries can further enrich their collection of young adult literature and attract teens to the library in hopes of fostering positive literacy habits in teens.  

Apply now for the 2015 Teen Read Week™ Activity Grant

CHICAGO – Eligible library staff and educators can now apply for the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)/ Dollar General Literacy Foundation’s 2015 Teen Read Week Activity Grant.

Ten grants worth $1,000 each will be awarded to 10 libraries to help fund their literacy-focused Teen Read Week programs and activities. Eligibility requirements apply and applications are due by June 1, 2015. Learn more on the official Teen Read Week web site at www.ala.org/teenread.

YALSA releases Teen Programming Guidelines

CHICAGO – The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has released a new resource to help library staff called the Teen Programming Guidelines.

YALSA opens program proposals for 2016 Annual Conference

CHICAGO – The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is accepting proposals for continuing education sessions to be presented at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, June 23 - 28, 2016. Proposals may be submitted through June 1 via this form.

Jaureguy and Pacetti-Tune receive YALSA’s travel stipend to attend National Library Legislative Day

CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), selected Jenna Jaureguy and Vandy Pacetti-Tune as the recipients of stipends to attend ALA’s  annual National Library Legislative Day (NLLD), May 4-5, 2015 in Washington, D.C. 

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