[OYAN] readers advisory app for YA literature

Katie Anderson katie.anderson at state.or.us
Fri Aug 2 16:29:26 PDT 2013

News from ALA's Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)
Readers' Advisory at Your Finger Tips

YALSA has launched an updated version of its free Teen Book Finder app that now includes all titles that appeared on YALSA's 2013 lists of recommended reading and/or that were honored by YALSA's YA literature awards.  Access it via at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/yalsas-teen-book-finder/id527674308?mt=8.  The app's features include:

*         The ability to search for books by author, title, award or list year, genre, and award or booklist name

*         A Find It! button, that shows users the library nearest them that has the title in their collection

*         A Favorites button, to create an individualized reading list

*         And more!

Dates to remember:

  *   Aug. 15 - Sept. 15, voting opens for the Teens Top Ten, www.ala.org/teens-top-ten<http://www.ala.org/teens-top-ten>
  *   Sept. 22-28, 2013: Banned Books Week
  *   Oct. 13 - 19, Teen Read Week, "Seek the Unknown @ your library" www.ala.org/teenread<http://www.ala.org/teenread>
  *   Nov. 2, 2013, International Games Day
  *   Feb. 5, 2014: Digital Learning Day
  *   Mar. 9 - 15, 2014: Teen Tech Week, "DIY @ your library"
  *   Apr. 17, 2014: Teen Literature Day (part of National Library Week)
  *   More special dates at: http://www.ala.org/conferencesevents/celebrationweeks

Beth Yoke
Executive Director
Young Adult Library Services Association
1.800.545.2433 x4391
byoke at ala.org<mailto:byoke at ala.org>

Katie Anderson, Library Development Services
* Youth Services Consultant * Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator *
Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
katie.anderson at state.or.us<mailto:katie.anderson at state.or.us>, 503-378-2528

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Summer Reading 2013 at Oregon libraries<http://libdir.osl.state.or.us/>!
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