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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

30 Mar 15
Reply by Sandy DiCicco

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

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
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
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
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

School Library Programs

Let's talk about how you plan to celebrate Teen Tech Week at your school library! Use this space to find and share ideas!

Started by YALSA

1 Oct 30, 2011

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Teen Tech Week Grant Winner: Jan E.V.W. Hanson, Longview Public LIbrary

Started by Tiffany Williams in Sample Title Mar 16. 0 Replies

Name & Name of Library: Jan E.V.W. Hanson, Youth Services Librarian, Longview Public LibraryProject Name: Raspberry Pi CampProject Description: Raspberry Pi Camp will introduce this credit…Continue

Teen Tech Week Grant Winner: Amy K. Marshall, Craig Public Library

Started by Tiffany Williams in Sample Title Mar 16. 0 Replies

Name & Name of Library: Amy K. Marshall at The Craig Public LibraryProject Name: New Dimensions in DYI -- Let’s Build a 3D Printer!Project Description: Starting Saturday, March 8th, teens from…Continue

Teen Tech Week Grant Winner: Kristen Curé and LuCinda Gustavson, Springfield Public Library

Started by Tiffany Williams in Sample Title Mar 16. 0 Replies

Name & Name of Library: Kristen Curé and LuCinda Gustavson, Springfield Public Library, Springfield, OregonProject Name: Raspberry Pi DayProject Description: Raspberry Pi Day will be a hands-on…Continue

Teen Tech Week Grant Winner: Caroline Aversano, West Windsor Branch

Started by Tiffany Williams in Sample Title Mar 16. 0 Replies

Name & Name of Library: Caroline Aversano, West Windsor Branch, Mercer County (NJ) Library SystemProject Name: Exploring Arduino Project Description: A beginner’s course in open source Arduino…Continue

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TTW Posts from YALSABlog

Self-Directed Programs: Scavenger Hunts

An amazing way to get your tweens and teens to know the “unfamiliar” bits of your library is to do self-directed scavenger hunts. You know that your “kids” tend to congregate to one particular area- whether it’s your teen space, a place with the most comfortable chairs or a low table for card gaming, or Read More →

Teen Tech Week: Self-Directed Contests

I am completely in love with self-directed contests. Also known as passive programming (which always leads my superiors to think that there is NO thought or work involved at all, which is not true), these self-directed contests get teens involved because they are: drawn into the library by the contest itself ask the staff questions Read More →

TTW: Start with What You’ve Got

Feel less than tech savvy? Concerned that you are not techie enough to pull off a Teen Tech week program? Well, don’t be! While it is fantastic to have the double bonus of offering coding or robotics during Teen Tech Week (March 9-15) the reality is that many of us do not have the skills, budgets, Read More →

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