The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is a national association of librarians, library workers and advocates whose mission is to expand and strengthen library services for teens, aged 12-18. Through its member-driven advocacy, research, and professional development initiatives, YALSA builds the capacity of libraries and library staff to engage, serve and empower teens.
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Summer reading programs are a mainstay of public library services; whether you're embarking on your first SRP or you think you could plan one in your sleep, you're sure to find helpful ideas in this complete manual from the experts at YALSA.
Teen summer reading program planners will find:
- Authoritative advice on planning, budgeting, and evaluation from experienced frontline librarians
- Tools for incorporating technology for any budget
- Readers' advisory sources and places to find reading trends each year
- New Ideas for marketing, outreach, and collaboration
- Detailed descriptions of programs that work from librarians just like you
Contributors include Mark Flowers, Megan Honig, Erin Downey Howerton, Kat Kan, Maria Kramer, Chris Shoemaker, and Connie Urquhart.
This project was funded in part by a 2011 Carnegie-Whitney Grant from the American Library Association.