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"Gaming" at the Library

This year our library system is turning the library into a video game for Teen Tech Week! This passive program involves a sheet like the on…

Started by Aaron Volner

6 Feb 29, 2016
Reply by Thom Paul

Tabletop TTT Teasers to introduce inspiring teen tech entrepreneurs

I just finished making a handful of 5x7 teen tech entrepeneur bios complete with # and handles for teens to follow for more info. I also in…

Started by Sheri Levasseur

4 Feb 29, 2016
Reply by Thom Paul

Our Teen Tech Week

As a second year Teacher Librarian, I am very excited to share with you the events we have planned during Teen Tech Week. A film showing of…

Started by Cathy Pope-Gotschall

0 Feb 22, 2016

self-directed activity ideas ?

We have a few very sizable week-long programs planned but are still looking for something that we can leave out all week long. Thoughts? I…

Started by Mollie Mulligan

0 Jan 5, 2016

TTW 2016

Is there a theme for 2016 yet? Trying to plan ahead. :)

Started by Brandy Walton

5 Oct 6, 2015
Reply by YALSA

Free webinars

 Are the webinars archived? and where? Thanks

Started by Coleen Stretten

5 Mar 2, 2015
Reply by YALSA

Let's talk about FAIL...

A new way of looking at the word FAIL is to define it as "first attempt in learning."  Failure is part of life and it is especially a part…

Started by Jaina Lewis

0 Nov 25, 2014

Advocacy & TTW

In what ways are people leveraging TTW as an opportunity to do some advocating for library services for/with teens?  Inviting an elected of…

Started by YALSA

4 Mar 10, 2014
Reply by Tiffany Williams

Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship, in addition to learning cool technology tools, is important to share with our teens.  Some of the award recipients are…

Started by Karen Lemmons

1 Mar 9, 2014
Reply by Karen Lemmons

CREATECH: Take It and Make It Big: Leveraging Partnerships for Teen Tech Week Webinar Materials

I cannot seem to find the recording or supplementary for the webinar. Would someone please provide links to this material? It would be grea…

Started by John Gillette

1 Feb 18, 2014
Reply by YALSA


Encourage teens to take advantage of all the great digital tools offered through the library to become content creators! #TTW18


VRP Program Ends

Started by Kelly Dennison in Sample Title Jul 9. 0 Replies

We had a wonderful Vocational Reading Program here in Meigs, GA.  We had a lot fun but getting ready for back to school again.  Just wondering how the other libraries are feeling about their…Continue

Teen Tech Week: Lego WeDo 2.0

Started by Ruma Gonzales in Sample Title Mar 21. 0 Replies

Learn how to make the rover and program it using an iPad to respond to sensors and make sounds and different color LED lights. It is a 4-week session. Supplies will be provided. Limited space.Continue

Teen Tech Week @ ECHS

Started by Stacie Maples in Sample Title Mar 8. 0 Replies

Our Kids "creating" in the library this week.…Continue


TTW Posts from YALSABlog

Call for Volunteers for the Reenvisioning TRW/TTW Taskforce

On September 24th the YALSA board approved a Board Document that calls for the formation of a taskforce to reenvision the Teen Tech Week and Teen Read Week initiatives and create a larger advocacy/awareness campaign to promote the importance of year-round teen services. If you are interested in being a… Continue reading

Teen Tech Week: Four Steampunk Ideas

Teen Tech Week is finally here! “Libraries are for Creating” is a good theme for to introducing teens to Steampunk. Steampunk is not “punk” at all; the science fiction author, K.W. Jeter made up the word in the 1980’s. Think of it as science fiction meets Victorian Age. Jeter coined… Continue reading

Teen Tech Week: 9 Activities for Creating at Your Library

This year’s Teen Tech Week theme, “Libraries are for Creating,” highlights how teens can combine technology and creativity to create some truly unique products.  The ideas and resources here make for great program activities this Teen Tech Week and any time of the year. Paper Circuits This low-tech, low-cost project… Continue reading



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