Registration now open for YALSA’s winter online courses

Contact: Stephanie Kuenn

Communications Specialist

(312) 280-2128


For Immediate Release

November 17, 2009

CHICAGO - The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), will offer two online courses this winter: Booktalks Quick and Simple, taught by Nancy Keane, and Power Programming for Teens, taught by Amy Alessio.

Both classes meet for four weeks and begin in February. To read course descriptions, please visit

Registration for YALSA’s online courses is available at now through Feb. 5. Four-week courses cost $135 for YALSA members and students, $175 for ALA members and $195 for nonmembers.

Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more, and all YALSA e-courses are available for licensing; contact Eve Gaus at or 1 (800) 545-2433, ext. 5293, for more information.

For more than 50 years, YALSA has been the world leader in selecting books, videos and audiobooks for teens. For more information about these awards or for additional lists of recommended reading, go to . For more information about YALSA, please contact us via e-mail, , or by phone, at 1 (800) 545-2433 ext. 4390.