The Teen Read Week Committee is happy to finally congratulateLibrarian Elizabeth Kahn of the Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy as the winner of the Teen Read Week Win a Visit With Tiffany Trent Contest! To read the full press release on the ALA website, click here.
Author Trent will be visiting the Academy of 285 students (grades 6-11) during Teen Tech Week on March 7th, just a week away. Trent is the creator and author of the popular Hallowmere book series for teens. The contest judged over 20 creative and inspiring entries of Teen Read Week programs from school and public libraries across the nation.
Kahn’s Teen Read Week efforts included a program entitled LOL @ PFTSTA and included daily email blasts to all students, joke contests and other contests with cool prizes. Kahn’s entry stressed the importance of â€œdevelop[ing] a school culture where students see the library as an exciting destinationâ€. Students also received copies of books â€œZippedâ€ and â€œThe Boyfriend Listâ€.
Way to go, Librarian Kahn!
Teen Read Week 2008 will take place October 12-18. This year’s theme will be â€œBooks With Biteâ€.