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 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.


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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

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Successful High School Programs

Started by Karen Abraham in Sample Title. Last reply by Amy Ojserkis Feb 10. 1 Reply

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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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

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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 Veronica Rainwater Jan 31. 1 Reply

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

Hi-Res TTW Logos

Started by Marisa Eytalis in Sample Title. Last reply by Marisa Eytalis Jan 27. 2 Replies

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 materials. They require that all images be a minimum of 300…Continue

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