Latest YALSA News!

Teens’ Top Ten Book Giveaway

Have you heard? In celebration of the upcoming announcement of the 2017 Teens’ Top Ten (TTT) nominees on Thursday, April 13th, during National Library Week, 50 sets of the 2017 TTT nominees will be given away to libraries in need generously funded by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. And applications are open now! You can apply for the giveaway via the online form by May 1, 2017. To be eligible, applicants must be personal YALSA members and work in a library within 20 miles of a Dollar General store. Other eligibility requirements also apply. Learn more and apply here.

2017 Teen Read Week Site

Make sure you keep an eye on our Teen Read Week site at early next week, during National Library Week, for an update featuring the 2017 theme! This year’s Teen Read Week will be celebrated October 8th-14th! So, don’t forget to sign up for an account to get the latest news, if you haven’t already.

YA Services Symposium Registration

Registration for the Young Adult Library Services Association’s (YALSA) 2017 Young Adult Services Symposium, which takes place Nov. 3-5 in Louisville, KY, is now open. Early bird registration runs from now until Sept 15, 2017. The theme this year is, Libraries: Helping All Teens Build a Better Future. Find more information about rates and what registration includes here. There’s also a travel stipend available for one student and one library staff member, each worth up to $1000. Applications are due June 1st!

New YALSA Digital Publications!

YALSA’s Top Reads digital publications features a collection of YALSA’s best articles and resources on critical topics in the library field! The new release includes two digital publications:

$29 Each. Interested in both publications? Bundle and save! Get both top reads digital publications for only $49! On sale now!

Subscribe to Young Adult Library Services (YALS)!

Want to stay at the forefront of YA lit, technology, teens, & libraries? Subscribe to YALSA’s quarterly journal, YALS!

Teen Book Finder Database

Our Teen Book Finder Database was updated recently with 2017 titles! As the web version of our Teen Book Finder App, it’s the newest, easiest way to find all the winning books on YALSA’s book and media awards lists. Check it out now!

Summer Learning Position Paper

If you haven’t already, check out this position paper on the benefits of making your summer reading program a summer learning program.

Best of the Best Materials

Have you heard about our marketing materials showcasing our Best of the Best titles? Best of the Best consists of all YALSA’s award winners and the top ten titles in each of our selected lists! Bookmarks, spine labels, logos and more, all available for free download! Check it out!

Taylor Crossley

Communications Assistant

Young Adult Library Service Association

50 E. Huron St. Chicago, IL 60611