Introducing our 2023 Symposium participating authors. We are beyond excited to have for this year's Symposium!

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Every third Monday of the month at 2:30 PM CST - Everyone welcome. 

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Meeting ID: 829 4793 7403 Passcode: 843163


Jul 17, Aug 21, Sep 18, Oct 16, Nov 20, Dec 18, Jan 15, Feb 19, Mar 18, Apr 15, May 20, Jun 17 

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October 25, 2023, 1:00-3:00 pm CDT

ALA Member Price: $71.10

Non Member Price: $79.00

TikTok is a phenomenon, and given its tremendous popularity with teens, it creates another unique vehicle for engaging with an important library audience. If you’re struggling to understand what TIkTok is, let alone how to use it in library services, this webinar has you covered!

You’ll learn the basics of how TikTok operates and explore different ways you can use this tool to engage, program, and market your library’s services. This webinar will also discuss Instagram Reels and its potential for connecting with teens.

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Transforming Teen Services: A Train the Trainer Approach was proposed to address challenges and needs through professional training for library staff across all 50 states and the five U.S. territories in best practices in library programming for/with teens.

Be sure to check out the web page to learn more about the project's history, evaluations, trainers, and applications!

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Meet YALSA's October Member of the Month: Jodeana Kruse 

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Jason Reynolds is the recipient of the 2023 Margaret A. Edwards Award honoring his significant and lasting contribution to writing for teens for “When I was the Greatest,” “The Boy in the Black Suit,” “All American Boys,” “Ghost” and “Long Way Down.” Jason will be speaking on Sunday, November 12th 2023 at the Symposium conference in St. Louis, Missouri. Don't miss out on this opportunity!

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