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"TTW can be a difficult time to plan programing especially if it doesn't fall on Spri…"

Carla Avitabile replied Feb 27 to What are your planning for your public library for TTW 2017?

3 Feb 27
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"Great programs, even in the Bay area "the kids" like to check out the old tech. I as…"

Carla Avitabile replied Feb 27 to Successful High School Programs

4 Feb 27
Reply by Amy Ojserkis

"One thing I have learned working with the library clerks in the USD where I work is…"

Carla Avitabile replied Dec 26, 2014 to School Libaries

3 Mar 3, 2016
Reply by Katie Klein

"Usually I like to focus on the libraries remote services by having a digital scaveng…"

Carla Avitabile replied Dec 26, 2014 to Teen Tech Week 2015 Program Ideas

8 Mar 2, 2016
Reply by Rebecca Webb

"There are many ways to do a QR code scavenger hunt. I did a pretty straight forward…"

Carla Avitabile replied Feb 18, 2014 to Low-Tech, No-Tech Programs

28 Feb 18, 2014
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"I am not sure what databases/digital services you have at your library or how they a…"

Carla Avitabile replied Feb 12, 2014 to Low-Tech, No-Tech Programs

28 Feb 18, 2014
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"I don't think it is too simple. When I have theme parties I usually get together pri…"

Carla Avitabile replied Nov 25, 2013 to Prizes & Displays

10 Feb 11, 2014
Reply by Kelly

"One great inexpensive way to make tech cozies is to make them out of spent mountain…"

Carla Avitabile replied Nov 24, 2013 to Low-Tech, No-Tech Programs

28 Feb 18, 2014
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"I had the same problem when I did the QR Code Scavenger Hunt. Not enough of my kids…"

Carla Avitabile replied Nov 24, 2013 to Low-Tech, No-Tech Programs

28 Feb 18, 2014
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"My addition to Low-Tech No-Tech is flip books. I know you think really but like mars…"

Carla Avitabile replied Nov 21, 2013 to Low-Tech, No-Tech Programs

28 Feb 18, 2014
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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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