Professional Organizations for Teen Librarians

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Young Adult Library Services Association From the site: "The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), with more than 3,500 members, is a division of the American Library Association (ALA), the oldest and largest library association in the world. Founded in 1957, the goal of YALSA is to advocate, promote, and strengthen service to young adults, ages 12 through 18, as part of the continuum of total library services, and to support those who provide library service to this population."

American Association of School Librarians From the site: "The mission of the American Association of School Librarians is to advocate excellence, facilitate change, and develop leaders in the school library media field."

Assembly on Literature for Adolescents From the site: "Founded in November 1973, ALAN is made up of teachers, authors, librarians, publishers, teacher-educators and their students, and others who are particularly interested in the area of young adult literature."