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Great Stories Club Grants on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Learn  about the American Library Association’s Great Stories Club series on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT), a thematic reading and discussion program that engages underserved teens...

Visit the Connected Learning Alliance to access GitHub, a FREE Toolkit for Youth-Serving Library Professionals and Professionals-in-Training and other resources.  The toolkit is a set of free, customizable, and self-paced modules that will help with planning, developing and assessing...

Teen Reading Lounge

2019-21 TRL Application Announcement Pennsylvania Humanities Council (PHC) invites public libraries to apply to be part of a special two-year Teen Reading Lounge project with the goals of increasing participation of youth ages 12 -18 in quality humanities experiences and increasing...

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, is here to help with your summer health programming! As partners of the Collaborative Summer Library Program’s A Universe of Stories, we are excited to offer a program-in-a-box that explores DNA and space!...

Highlighted Content on WebJunction Tapping Your Team Talents:  Elizabeth Koenig and the team at Everett Public Library are passionate about bringing fun, creative programming to their community. Many of their best ideas come from tapping into their own team’s special talents...

These upcoming webinars are open for registration. If you can’t attend a live session, all WebJunction webinars are recorded and available for FREE in the WebJunction catalog. Help Teens Build Financial Wellbeing at Your Library Tuesday, February 26, 2019 ♦ 3:00 pm Eastern ...

Read about the Teen Center at Blasco Library in Erie! ...

POWER-Teens

POWER Teens Website Now Available for Comment Designed with middle school teens in mind, POWER Teens is a mobile-friendly website featuring the POWER resources for teen users. Based on the feedback from the library community, the POWER Teens site does not promote grade levels or...

Slippery Rock Community Library was selected to host the national project, Future Ready for the Library, which focuses on college and career readiness for teens.  Read about it. ...

Read about the Pennsylvania Humanities Council’s Teen Reading Lounge Kick Off! ...