Celebrate Teen Read Week at Ashe Public Library! During the week of October 14-19 teens can participate in a “Teen Read-In” and earn tickets for cool prizes. Get a TRW t-shirt for participating in the “Teen Read-in,” beginning at 4:00 p.m. daily, throughout the week. Have fun book blogging and make a literary mix tapes. Vote for the TOP TEN TEEN READS from a "teen choice" list of nominations. Don’t miss the “Ice Cream Sundae War” and join the Teen Readers’ Theater at 1:00 p.m. on October 19. Visit this Teen Read Guide for all the details.
Three Kindle e-readers have been purchased for Ashe Library Teen Readers with money received from a Dollar General Teen Read Week Grant. Each Kindle has all 28 of the titles nominated for the Teen’s Top Ten 2013 Choices. Come in and reserve a Teen Read Kindle and checkout the Top Teen Reads!
Vote now for your favorite titles! Voting will be open from August 15 through Teen Read Week. The winners will be announced the week of October 21, 2013, so be sure to check back for the list of winners!
The Teens' Top Ten is a "teen choice" list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in sixteen school and public libraries around the country. Nominations are posted on Celebrate Teen Literature Day, the Thursday of National Library Week, and teens across the country vote on their favorite titles each year. Readers ages twelve to eighteen will vote online between August 15 and Teen Read Week at www.ala.org/yalsa/reads4teens; the winners will be announced the week after Teen Read Week.