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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

48 Feb 12
Reply by merry cooper

What are Your Plans for TTW 2018?

Active or passive programs? High-tech or low-tech? What is your budget like? Are you doing coding? Filmmaking or music-making? Robotics? Ci…

Started by Kylie Peters in Sample Title

0 Jan 20

Passive Program

Any ideas for a TTW passive program? We're a small branch and get a handful of teens. Thanks

Started by Valerie Gilbert in Sample Title

2 Jan 20
Reply by Kylie Peters

Successful High School Programs

I have always struggled to get a large turnout at my high school for teen tech week.  Any suggestions on how to draw them in?  Any ideas th…

Started by Karen Abraham in Sample Title

4 Feb 27, 2017
Reply by Amy Ojserkis

What are your planning for your public library for TTW 2017?

I have always felt that TTW can be many things. So many in fact it can be hard to focus on on aspect or another even when there is a theme.…

Started by Carla Avitabile in Sample Title

3 Feb 27, 2017
Reply by Carla Avitabile

Open Source Media

Teen Tech Week 2017 includes coding.  If you are looking for coding sites/activities for your programming, check out this article on 45 Res…

Started by Dawn Abron in Sample Title

0 Feb 6, 2017

Hi-Res TTW Logos

Hi all! How do we obtain high res versions of the TTW logos? Our marketing department is refusing to use the low res ones for our print mat…

Started by Marisa Eytalis in Sample Title

2 Jan 27, 2017
Reply by Marisa Eytalis

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, 2016
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, 2016

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, 2016

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Public Library Programs

Started by YALSA in Uncategorized. Last reply by merry cooper Feb 12. 48 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

What are Your Plans for TTW 2018?

Started by Kylie Peters in Sample Title Jan 20. 0 Replies

Active or passive programs?High-tech or low-tech?What is your budget like?Are you doing coding? Filmmaking or music-making? Robotics? Circuits? 3D printing? Technology/art fusion?Continue

Passive Program

Started by Valerie Gilbert in Sample Title. Last reply by Kylie Peters Jan 20. 2 Replies

Any ideas for a TTW passive program? We're a small branch and get a handful of teens.ThanksContinue

Successful High School Programs

Started by Karen Abraham in Sample Title. Last reply by Amy Ojserkis Feb 27, 2017. 4 Replies

I have always struggled to get a large turnout at my high school for teen tech week.  Any suggestions on how to draw them in?  Any ideas that have worked for other high school libraries?  Thanks!Continue

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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

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