Here are more than 100 affordable and tested successful ideas for jump-starting YA programs and services. Program plans cover a wide range of activities - summer reading, games, contests, crafts, coffeehouse style poetry, open mike nights and more. There are themed library lock-ins and even programs that bring young people and their parents together. Exciting program titles like Misheard Lyrics, A Body in the Book Drop, and Back to School Count-Down are designed to appeal to a wide range of ages and interests. Throughout the book you'll find useful guidance about how to make the all-important collection connection, as well as feedback from actual program participants, sample surveys, promotional pieces, and photographs. This through package of guidance, ideas, recommended resources, and and will help ensure successful YA programming. A companion Web site facilitates easy access to a wide range of programming resources.