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2017 National Spokesperson

YALSA is happy to announce Gene Luen Yang as the 2017 National Spokesperson for Teen Tech Week! Gene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. He has written and drawn… View »

Logo Use Guidelines

Teen Tech Week™ Logo Use Guidelines: Libraries & other Not-for-Profits:YALSA grants permission to libraries and other nonprofits to use the Teen Tech Week™ mark and logo in conjunction with thei… View »

2017 Sponsors/Partners

YALSA is pleased to announce that for the second year in a row, Best Buy is supporting Teen Tech Week.  As part of their sponsorship, they are teaming up with YALSA to offer hands-on web making… View »

TTW Digital Downloads

Teen Tech Week 2015 posters, bookmarks, and more! Digital downloads are available to members of this Teen Tech Week ning community. Register here to become an online community member for free. Theme… View »

Making in the Library Toolkit

The Making in the Library toolkit provides materials and resources for professional development, outreach, collections, and programs to successfully integrate the Maker mindset into programs and serv… View »

Easy Advocacy

Invite a local VIP, elected official or policy maker to a TTW event. Get tips for success from YALSA's wiki Share this brief video with local policy makers and elected officials (or make your o… View »

Grants & Funding

YALSA will distribute grants of $1,000 each to encourage outstanding Teen Tech Week activities by providing financial assistance, while recognizing YALSA members for excellent library services for an… View »

National Partner

YALSA's is pleased to work with the Best Buy Children's Foundation as the National Partner for Teen Tech Week 2014.  Best Buy and the Best Buy Children’s Foundation annu­ally donate up to… View »


Check out the following Teen Tech Week related events!  Check back often for updates! Google Code-in, Nov. 28, 2017 - Jan 17, 2018 Hour of Code, Dec. 4 - 10, 2017 February 22, 2018: Digital L… View »


Encourages teens to visit the library to use all of the great digital resources offered to make a change in their life and community. #TTW17

Perks for TTW Site Members

By joining this site, you're eligible for these benefits & resources:

  • Free digital download of themed posters, bookmarks, and more!
  • Free access to archived webinars and opportunities to participate in an upcoming Teen Tech Week webinar
  • updates about grant opportunities
  • materials from TTW Partners, such as database trials, books and more.

Teen Book Finder Database


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

Tags: school, high

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


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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