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We are a rural library, with a large patron population of homeschoolers. Many of them come to our library to do their online work, so doing…

Started by Lisa Crutchfield in Sample Title

9 Mar 2, 2016
Reply by Ashly Roman

Games systems for teens to use.

We just received a couple of game systems. We have never had them before. Any tips on how to handle having the game systems out during one…

Started by Angelica Torres in Sample Title

3 Feb 29, 2016
Reply by Thom Paul

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 in Sample Title

3 Feb 29, 2016
Reply by Thom Paul

"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 in Sample Title

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 in Sample Title

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 in Sample Title

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 in Sample Title

0 Jan 5, 2016

TTW 2016

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

Started by Brandy Walton in Sample Title

5 Oct 6, 2015
Reply by YALSA

Free webinars

 Are the webinars archived? and where? Thanks

Started by Coleen Stretten in Sample Title

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 in Sample Title

0 Nov 25, 2014

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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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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

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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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