YALSA Media Kit

Advertising Opportunities

Download our media kit (PDF) to see prices and guidelines for all available opportunities.

Ad Rep

Bill Spilman
Innovative Media Solutions
(309) 483-6467
toll free: 1-877-878-3260
fax: (309) 483-2371




YALSA offers a range of advertising opportunities to fit a variety of marketing goals and budgets.

  • Teen Book Finder app
    YALSA's Teen Book Finder is a free app available in both iOS and android,  to help teens, parents, librarians and library staff, educators, and anyone who loves YA literature access to the past three years' of YALSA's awards and lists on their smartphone.
  • The Hub: YALSA's Teen Literature Blog
    The Hub is a one-stop-shop about teen reads, including recommendations for great teen reads, information about YALSA lists and awards, book trailers and other book-related videos, and best of the best lists.
  • Social Networks (Teen Read Week™, Teen Tech Week™, and Summer Reading & Learning)
    YALSA's initiatives have their own social networks that allows its participants to find and share helpful resources with other educators and library staff. Participants can join the site for free to receive updates on resources, grants, and more.
  • As a benefit, YALSA offers its members free hour-long interactive sessions on the third Thursday of each month, led by a YALSA expert on important topics in youth services, including advocacy, collection development, readers'advisory, programming, technology, and more.
  • YALSA Blog
    The mission of the YALSA Blog is to provide a fast, focused, and flexible format for publishing information about time sensitive issues such as news in the YA field, programs, conferences, initiatives, resources, and activities of use to YALSA members and the YA librarianship community.
  • YALSA E-News
    YALSA E-News is a weekly e-newsletter for YALSA members, sent directly every Wednesday to their inbox. YALSA E-News is about YALSA and the people who keep it active, the members. YALSA E-News offers information on YALSA news, its members, and committees.
  • Young Adult Library Services (print and digital journal)
    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 latest issues of YALS can now  be accessed digitally and offers new advertising opportunities.
  • Young Adult Services Symposium
    YALSA's symposium draws more than 500 librarians and educators to its host city for educational sessions and paper presentations on the dynamic and growing field of young adult services and enjoy special events and one-on-one interactions with
    popular young adult authors.