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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
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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

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 in Uncategorized

4 Mar 25, 2016
Reply by Rosanne North-Jack

School Libaries

Many of us in the public library sector are always looking for ways to partner with public schools. Teen Tech Week is a perfect time to mak…

Started by Carla Avitabile in Sample Title

3 Mar 3, 2016
Reply by Katie Klein

Teen Tech Week 2015 Program Ideas

Please share your ideas on program ideas for the 2015 theme.

Started by YALSA in Sample Title

8 Mar 2, 2016
Reply by Rebecca Webb

Coding Camp for TTW 2016

Greetings from the frozen north! Here in Fairbanks, AK we are preparing for Teen Tech Week in a big way! I was lucky enough to receive the…

Started by Rebecca Webb in Sample Title

0 Mar 2, 2016


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

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

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



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