Keeping it Real: Finding the True Teen Experience in YA Literature, Nov. 14 - 16, 2014, Austin, TX. 

Please note: these dates have changed since the original announcement.

 

The preliminary program has been announced!

 

Over 45 authors are participating in the Symposium, check out the complete list of participating authors.

 

Registration is open.  Register early for the best rates.

The special hotel rate of $124 doesn't last forever, so be sure to book your room by October 14th.

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Take the 'work' out of your workshops and tap into YALSA's ready-made resources! From in-person Institutes to prepared PowerPoint presentations, curriculum kits, and tailor-made webinars, we have a variety of training resources that you can easily adapt to your needs. Details available at http://www.ala.org/yalsa/consulting/institutes. (courtesy of jazbeck, cc license)

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The 2014 Teens' Top Ten Nominees have been announced! Check them out via the video below! Remember to come back on August 15 to vote for your favorites! http://youtu.be/AAN8lWTXA9o

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Nominees for the 2014 Teens' Top Ten. Learn more at http://www.ala.org/yalsa/teenstopten

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Check out the 2014 Teens' Top Ten Nominations! Did your favorite make the list? http://youtu.be/AAN8lWTXA9o

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Nominees for the 2014 Teens' Top Ten. Learn more at http://www.ala.org/yalsa/teenstopten

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“It's still National Library Week. You should be especially nice to a librarian today, or tomorrow. Sometime this week, anyway. Probably the librarians would like tea. Or chocolates. Or a reliable source of funding.” -- Neil Gaiman

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"...no offense Google, but while you may come back with a million answers, we librarians come back with the right answer." http://inalj.com/?p=67856

5 Things That People Don’t Realize their Librarians Do

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by Rebecca Tischler, Head Editor, INALJ Tennessee 5 Things That People Don’t Realize their Librarians Do Many people still have the stereotypical image of a librarian stuck in their head: an older…

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First Time Attendees

Is this your first time at the YALSA's YA Literature Symposium or any conference?  Join this group and get answers to your questions and share your expectations and packing lists!
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Nicole Mills commented on Kate Pickett's group First Time Attendees
"Off the book subject here, does the YA Lit Symposium have childcare on site?  I know Annual Conferences do, wasn't sure about this one.  Hoping to attend, but this will be a deciding factor for me."
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Do you have a question for any of the Michael L. Printz winning authors? Submit it online and it could get asked during the Printz Program at ALA's Annual Conference! https://www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/2peb9XQcwV

EmailMe Form - Questions for the Michael L. Printz Program

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Is your library participating in Teen Read Week this year? Apply for our 2014 Teen Read Week Activity Grant! Ten libraries will be awarded a $1000 grant each to help fund their activities. To learn more and to apply, visit http://teenreadweek.ning.com/page/trw-activity-grant

Teen Read Week Grant

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Hidden Sweet Spots of St. Louis

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Here's the forum for letting the symposium attendees in on all of those little-known coffee shops, restaurants and attractions you know about that make St. Louis interesting.Continue

First Time at YA Lit Symposium

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Hi Everybody,Can someone describe what happens at the symposium? Is there lots of discussions? I have the program but that does not really give me a sense of what to expect.Thanks,AContinue

Suggestions for future YA Lit. Symposiums

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Post and discuss here any suggestions for future Ya. Lit. Symposiums.

YA Literature and Fan-Created Work: What do YOU want to hear about?

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Hello fellow YA Lit Symposium attendees!Robin B. here, coordinator for the YA Lit Symposium program on YA Literature and…Continue

 
 
 

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