Submit Your Summer Reading Programs for YALSA's Summer Reading Manual

If you have successfully run a summer reading program for teens and tweens in your library and would like to have information about it published in YALSA’s upcoming book,
YALSA’s Complete Summer Reading Manual for Teen and Tween Services, please fill out and return the
submission form (Word doc).


Please send submissions via email to Be sure to put “Teen/Tween Summer Reading” in the subject heading. The deadline to submit your form is
May 31, 2011. Early submissions are encouraged.

Any accompanying files of images, logos, etc. must be named your library (e.g. “SummerReading_XYZLibrary.jpg.”) All images must be print quality (300 dpi or better) and saved as .jpg or .eps files. Print documents must be sent as .pdf files. If artwork includes photos of anyone under age 18, please also provide a permission slip from a parent or guardian for each teen who appears in the photo. Sending a photo and submission does not guarantee that your artwork will appear in the final product.

The submitted form should not exceed three pages.

Please note that submitting a completed form does not guarantee inclusion in the final work.

More than one program may be submitted by the same contributor but MUST be submitted in a separate form.

ALL published program contributors will be acknowledged in the book and will receive a copy of the book. Please make sure you list your name and library affiliation as you would like them to appear in the book.

You must be a YALSA member to have your program included. If your program is chosen for publication and you are not a current member, it is expected that you will join YALSA. If you do not join YALSA, your program will not be included.

Please direct any questions you may have to Kat Kan, editor,