Summer reading programs are in full swing across the country—just in time for library staff to appreciate the helpful evaluation materials in <em>The Complete Summer Reading Program Manual: From Planning to Evaluation, </em>a new book available in the ALA Store (<a href="http://www.alastore.ala.org">www.alastore.ala.org</a>) from the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association.</p>
NEWORLEANS – The Council of the American Library Association (ALA) passed a resolution encouraging ALA members to tell their legislators, as well as local and national organizations and associations about the value to their library of Out of School library programs.
CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), announced the winners of its 20 Summer Reading Program Grants. The grants give each winning library $1,000 to offer inventive summer reading programs. The grants are funded by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.
CHICAGO — Librarians seeking funding for summer reading programs aimed at teens can apply for one of 20 summer reading grants, each worth $1,000, distributed by YALSA and funded by Dollar General. YALSA encourages innovative proposals that are inclusive of underserved teen populations, including but not limited to teens with disabilities and teens who speak English as a second language.