YALSA Products and Publications

  • The Future of Library Services Report - Read & Download
  • New Practical Guide to Teen Services!
  • Teen Behavior & Tech Kit

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Outstanding Books for the College Bound

Outstanding Books for the College Bound downloadable pamphlets and posters can help librarians help young adults grow into the kind of independent readers and thinkers who will flourish at college. Each pamphlet can be customized to include library information, hours or teen specific programming before making copies available to patrons. Both black and white and color versions of all the resources are included in this digital download.

Reads 4 Teens

A collection of recommended reading organized by theme into 32 downloadable pamphlets and 4 bookmarks.  All titles were either on a 2015 list of recommended reading from YALSA or were honored by a YALSA book award.

Teen Book Finder

Find out more about YALSA's app, putting its award-winning books and media into a smartphone near you.

Teen Read Week Products from ALA Graphics

Each year, YALSA partners with ALA Graphics to offer products for Teen Read Week, including posters, bookmarks, giveaways and more.



YALSA publishes a variety of books to aid librarians in their work, creating a complete picture of young adult library services, in both school and public libraries.

Library Coloring Book (coming soon!)

As part of a fundraising effort for future leadership projects as mentioned in YALSA's organizational plan, we'll be selling a coloring book featuring photos submitted by libraries across the U.S. Stay tuned for more info on when it goes on sale!

Future of Library Services for and with Teens: a Call to Action

After a yearlong national forum, YALSA published this report in January 2014, which outlines the changes libraries need to make in order to better meet the needs of 21st century teens.

Young Adult Library Services (YALS)

Young Adult Library Services is the award-winning official journal of YALSA. YALS primarily serves as a vehicle for continuing education for librarians serving young adults. It includes articles of current interest to the profession, acts as a showcase for best practices, provides news from related fields, spotlights significant events of the organization and offers in-depth reviews of professional literature. YALS also serves as the official record of the organization.

The Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults

YALSA's peer-reviewed, open-access online research journal, the Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults, publishes high-quality research on an ongoing basis.

YALSA Issue Briefs

YALSA Position Papers

YALSA's position papers are authoritative guides that make recommendations on important issues in teen librarianship.


YALSA E-News is a weekly e-newsletter for YALSA members, sent directly every Wednesday to their inbox. YALSA E-News offers the latest information on funding, continuing education, and volunteer opportunities, and more.

Young Adults Deserve the Best Training Kits

Training made easy! YALSA's Young Adults Deserve the Best training kits are self-paced instructional kits that provide customizable PowerPoints with a complete script and optional group activities. Each kit is accompanied by a literature review and each PowerPoint presentation is accompanied by a list of additional resources. 

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YALSA is a subspecialty of the American Library Association, a 501c3 nonprofit.  All proceeds from the sale of YALSA products and publications go towards advancing YALSA's mission and towards supporting services for members.