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 workshops in 29 libraries across the country. For details, read this press release.
Best Buy Co., Inc. is the world’s largest consumer electronics retailer, offering advice, service and convenience – at competitive prices – to the consumers who visit its websites and stores more than 1.5 billion times each year. In the United States, more than 70 percent of Americans are within 15 minutes of a Best Buy store. Additionally, the company operates businesses in Canada, China and Mexico. Altogether, Best Buy employs more than 140,000 people and earns annual revenues of more than $40 billion.
To learn more about Best Buy, visit their web site. To learn more about the work Best Buy does to help teens build the digital literacy skills they'll need for college and careers, visit their Community Relations page.
Libraries Ready to Code is an initiative of ALA’s Office for Information Technology Policy made possible through the support of Google Inc. The initiative researches the role of school and public libraries in providing opportunities for the nation’s youth to develop computational thinking skills through coding activities and other computer science education programs.