Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)
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The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), established in 1957, is a division of the American Library Association. YALSA is a national association of librarians, library workers and advocates whose mission is to expand the capacity of libraries to better serve teens.
YALSA administers several awards and sponsors an annual Young Adult Literature Symposium, Teen Read Week, the third week of each October, and Teen Tech Week, the second week of each March. As of 2023 YALSA has over 3,600 members. YALSA aims to expand and strengthen library services for teens through advocacy, research, professional development and events.