The Florence Community Library invites area teens to observe the fifteenth annual Teen Read Week from October 13 through October 19, 2013.
Florence joins thousands of other libraries, schools, and bookstores across America who encourages 12 to 18 year olds to “Seek the Unknown”. Parents and teens can celebrate Teen Read Week at home or visit their local library. Remember to take some time to relax and enjoy a good read!
Rita Marquez, Children’s Librarian at the Florence Community Library, offers these tips:
- Visit the Florence Community Library or school library to check out books or attend a program with your teen.
- Collaborate on a good time for the family to read.
- Give books or magazine subscriptions as a gift or reward.
- Share your favorite book with your teen.
- Surf the Internet at www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists.
Teen Read Week is a national literacy initiative of the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) that is aimed at teens, their parents, librarians, educators, booksellers and other concerned adults, it began in 1998, and its purpose is to encourage teens to be regular readers and library users.
For more information, please contact the library at (520) 868-8311.