Teen Read Week™ is a national adolescent literacy initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). It began in 1998 and is held annually in October. Its purpose is to encourage teens to be regular readers and library users.
I am a refugee, an immigrant, an American. I came to the United States as a young girl, and grew up in Los Angeles. My maternal grandparents were born in Cuba and were descendants of immigrants from Spain, who moved to Cuba to make a better life for themselves.
There are three bulletin boards in Teen’Scape, all covered in artwork that was created by teen patrons who spend time in the department.
In the fall of 1997, Joshua Barroll, a young music educator, began his tenure at Calabasas High School, developing what was to become an award winning music program attracting the best talent that Calabasas has to offer.
Happy Women's Heritage Month and Happy Teen Tech Week, which the Los Angeles Public Library celebrates all year long through our Full STEAM Ahead initiative!
Get Away @ Your Library this Teen Read Week with young adult novels set in each of the fifty states.