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Empowering Teens With Hashtags

What social awareness programs have you done at your library? What hashtags did you use to spread the word?

Started by Dawn Abron in Sample Title

2 Nov 14
Reply by Dawn Abron

Appy Hour

At my library, our teen love the Cream & Sugar photo app.  It resembles old timey photo booth strip.  Teens can hold up pictures of emp…

Started by Dawn Abron in Sample Title

0 Nov 9

Donation Letter--Urgent

To Whom It May Concern: We are hosting our Teen Tech Week on April 18-22 at New Brunswick High School. We already line up some speakers for…

Started by Terrialynn Cannon in Sample Title

0 Apr 4

Public Library Programs

Do you work at a public library? Use this space to find and share ideas for TTW programs that are hosted through public libraries!

Started by YALSA in Uncategorized

40 Mar 25
Reply by Rosanne North-Jack

Teen Tech Week 2016

Teens really became creative today at Brooklyn Public Library's Arlington Branch with the throwies. One teen made a flower that also serves…

Started by Barbara Holland in Uncategorized

4 Mar 25
Reply by Rosanne North-Jack

School Libaries

Many of us in the public library sector are always looking for ways to partner with public schools. Teen Tech Week is a perfect time to mak…

Started by Carla Avitabile in Sample Title

3 Mar 3
Reply by Katie Klein

Teen Tech Week 2015 Program Ideas

Please share your ideas on program ideas for the 2015 theme.

Started by YALSA in Sample Title

8 Mar 2
Reply by Rebecca Webb

Coding Camp for TTW 2016

Greetings from the frozen north! Here in Fairbanks, AK we are preparing for Teen Tech Week in a big way! I was lucky enough to receive the…

Started by Rebecca Webb in Sample Title

0 Mar 2

TTW Ideas

We are a rural library, with a large patron population of homeschoolers. Many of them come to our library to do their online work, so doing…

Started by Lisa Crutchfield in Sample Title

9 Mar 2
Reply by Ashly Roman

Games systems for teens to use.

We just received a couple of game systems. We have never had them before. Any tips on how to handle having the game systems out during one…

Started by Angelica Torres in Sample Title

3 Feb 29
Reply by Thom Paul

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Encourages teens to visit the library to use all of the great digital resources offered to make a change in their life and community. #TTW17

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Empowering Teens With Hashtags

Started by Dawn Abron in Sample Title. Last reply by Dawn Abron Nov 14. 2 Replies

What social awareness programs have you done at your library? What hashtags did you use to spread the word?Continue

Tags: #TTW2017

Appy Hour

Started by Dawn Abron in Sample Title Nov 9. 0 Replies

At my library, our teen love the Cream & Sugar photo app.  It resembles old timey photo…Continue

Tags: #TTW17

Donation Letter--Urgent

Started by Terrialynn Cannon in Sample Title Apr 4. 0 Replies

To Whom It May Concern:We are hosting our Teen Tech Week on April 18-22 at New Brunswick High School. We already line up some speakers for this event. We want to have a prize drawing each night. For…Continue

Public Library Programs

Started by YALSA in Uncategorized. Last reply by Rosanne North-Jack Mar 25. 40 Replies

Do you work at a public library? Use this space to find and share ideas for TTW programs that are hosted through public libraries!Continue

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TTW Posts from YALSABlog

Instagram of the Week – March 14

A brief look at ‘grams of interest to engage teens and librarians navigating this social media platform. Last week from March 6-12 marked this year’s “Create it at your library” Teen Tech Week celebration. Sponsored by YALSA, this yearly initiative aims to connect teens and libraries, and encourage teens to make use … Continue reading

Create it at Your Library: Preparing for Teen Tech Week 2016

Teen Tech Week is YALSA’s yearly initiative encouraging libraries to engage their teen community with resources that enhance their digital literacy skills. During March 6-12, libraries across the country will be buzzing with tech programs, STEM activities, and will be showcasing their digital resources with pride. Not only does this … Continue reading

Teen Creative Writing & Art Contest for Teen Tech Week

As part of Teen Tech Week, YALSA is teaming up with the Connected Learning Alliance, Deviant Art, the National Writing Project, and Wattpad for the Twist Fate challenge. The challenge is to get young people (ages 13-17) telling stories about what happens when a hero becomes a villain, or a … Continue reading

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