Friday, August 25, 2017

Updates from Young Adult Library Services Association

Get Ready for Back to School!

book cover of STEM and Making
YALSA’s Top Reads: STEM and Making is a compilation of the best articles, blog posts, and other resources aimed at helping make STEM programming easy for you to implement at your library.  It’s available for $29 as a digital download (your choice of .pdf, epub or mobi file).  ALA/YALSA members get a 10% discount.

Plan a Great Teen Read Week™

We have everything libraries need to plan great TRW activities at  This year’s theme features storytelling, which is a great opportunity for libraries to engage teens around the reading/writing connection.  Join YALSA in celebrating, Oct. 8 – 14!

Encourage Teens to Vote for their Favorite Books!

The 2017 Teens’ Top Ten nominated titles have been posted online since April.  Beginning Aug. 15th and running through Teen Read Week™, please help YALSA by encouraging the teens in your state to go online and vote for their favorite books. The link to the voting site will be accessible from