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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

40 Mar 25, 2016
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

4 Mar 25, 2016
Reply by Rosanne North-Jack

Popular Teen Apps

According to a Forbes article, http://www.forbes.com/sites/parmyolson/2013/11/12/heres-where-teens-are-going-instead-of-facebook/, students…

Started by Karen Lemmons

0 Mar 9, 2014

Awesome low-cost things for 2014

Hi! What wondering things are you doing for 2014 that are low cost/no cost? I'm planning a self/directed (passive program) around a display…

Started by Christie Gibrich

1 Mar 9, 2014
Reply by Jane Matthews

Low-Tech, No-Tech Programs

So, how are you supposed to celebrate Teen Tech Week if you don't have access to the latest technologies?One program that my library has be…

Started by Donna Block

28 Feb 18, 2014
Reply by Carla Avitabile

Self Directed Displays

Have you ever done a QR display for your library? How did it go? Did you make it a scavenger hunt or just a learning experience?

Started by Christie Gibrich

1 Jan 13, 2014
Reply by Lisa Williams

Incorporating STEM into Your Library and Teen Tech Week

STEM -- Science, Technology, Education, and Math -- is the latest buzzword in education. How does your library incorporate STEM into its of…

Started by YALSA

5 Nov 14, 2013
Reply by Natalie Couch

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

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Passive Program

Started by Valerie Gilbert in Sample Title. Last reply by Amy Ojserkis Mar 6. 1 Reply

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

Started by Carla Avitabile in Sample Title. Last reply by Carla Avitabile Feb 27. 3 Replies

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. The public library where I work is located in a school…Continue

Open Source Media

Started by Dawn Abron in Sample Title Feb 6. 0 Replies

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

Tags: Coding

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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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