Do you work on readers advisory or programming with teens?’ Don’t forget to sign up for the full day YALSA preconference Genre Galaxy:’ Explore the Universe of Teen Reading, on Friday, July 10 from 9 a.m. â€“ 5 p.m. at the Annual conference in Chicago.
Listen to many popular young adult authors including Holly Black, Cecil Castellucci, David Lubar and Dom Testa. Enjoy hearing teens tell you what they really like to read and how you can reach them. Experience firsthand mini programs on mystery and un-romance themes. In addition to a day of inspiring activities and a fabulous lunch, all participants will leave with stacks of booklists and ideas for new ways to promote genres at school and public libraries of every size.
Soon the Preconference committee will begin posting genre booklists on the YALSA Wiki to get ready for this fun event. Space is limited, so be sure to register for the preconference early!