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Teens' Top Ten

Congratulations to…us! We have been selected to be one of the Teens’ Top Ten book clubs! That means for two years, we will be getting young adult books before they come out and distributing them to the Perks of Being a Teen Reader book club to read and review for the publishers, as well as nominate books for the yearly best-of poll. 47 more words


Teens' Top Ten

Today is the last day to vote for YALSA’s Teens’ Top Ten Books of 2016!

Read a book this year that you think should be a 2017 nominee? Fill out a nomination form!

Book List

Vote For This Fall's Teens' Top Ten

You can now cast your vote for this year’s Teens’ Top Ten. You can vote for up to 3 books. Voting is open through Teen Read Week, October 9-15 and the top ten will be announced on October 17th. 23 more words


Vote for the 2016 Teens' Top Ten!

Voting is now open for the 2016 Teens’ Top Ten hosted by the Young Adult Library Services Association, or YALSA. You can vote for your favorite titles now until October 15. 21 more words

Young Adult

Jackaby and Beastly Bones by William Ritter

Both Jackaby and Beastly Bones were chosen by the Young Adult Library Association as top young adult picks of 2015 & 2016.  It’s easy to see why- both books are fun, fast paced, and perfect for reluctant readers.   439 more words

Reader's Advisory

Week 18,19,20,21 & 22: Using Community Organizing Systems, YALSA Starts Professional Learning Series, ALA advises on Adoption Of 3D Printers, New Gale Interactive Science Database, Darien Public Library With Groundbreaking Catalog

COMPUTERS IN LIBRARIES: Using Community Organizing Systems to Reimagine Library Websites (Information Today)
Patrick “PC” Sweeney reviews the benefits of NationBuilder, a community organizing system (COS) that is designed to be one stop place to manage the library’s mass mailing, events, volunteers, fundraising, surveys and blog posts, as well as helping staff to understand who are the library’s customers and giving you access to GIS (geographic information systems) software to map your customers and non-users. 1,189 more words