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Book & Media Lists 2 Comments

For teens 20 Books to Inspire Social Change Art in the Stacks: Books for Creative Teens Careers with Code Magazine Chicago Public Library’s Teen Tech Week: Great Maker and STEAM Nonfiction List Craf… View »

Free Web Tools 2 Comments

Apps App Inventor - Creating Apps (Android) Blockly - Coding Robots (Amazon, Android, iOS) Box Island - Coding (Android, iOS) Cargo Bot - Coding (iOS) Code Hub - Coding(Android, iOS) Code Monkey - C… View »

25 Easy Tips for Teens 1 Comment

Looking for easy ways to get teens to celebrate Teen Tech Week? Share the following 25 ideas! Have other easy ideas for getting teens involved in Teen Tech Week at the library? Tell us in the comment… View »

Tech Support: A Network of Nonprofits

We are excited for your organization to join Tech Support, our network of nonprofits that support teens and technology! The network brings together not-for-profits with similar missions and goals to… View »

Showcase 30 Comments

Tell us about your fabulous Teen Tech Week plans by adding your events in the comments and on the TTW Google Map. To add yourself to the map, first sign into your google account and then hit the ed… View »

Event & Activity Ideas 9 Comments

Looking for activity ideas for your Teen Tech Week celebration?  Check out: STEM Resources Wiki & free STEAM Toolkit, created by YALSA's STEM Resources Taskforce YALSA's Making in the… View »

Sponsors & Promotional Partners

During the second week of March, thousands of libraries hold special events and programs for Teen Tech Week, aimed at encouraging teens to take advantage of technology available through libraries and… View »

Event Planning Toolkit

Need some help planning Teen Tech Week beyond activities? Then you've come to the right place! Start planning by: following the timeline developed by the Teen Tech Week committee using the Teen Tech… View »

Publicity Toolkit

YALSA has created a number of publicity resources for you to use to promote your library's Teen Tech Week involvement. For your convenience, we've created a downloadable, customizable toolkit for you… View »

FAQ 3 Comments

Have a question? Check this list of FAQs and see if you can find the answer. Is your answer not in here? Leave us a question in the comments and we'll be happy to answer! What is Teen Tech Week? Teen… View »


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

Call for Volunteers for the Reenvisioning TRW/TTW Taskforce

On September 24th the YALSA board approved a Board Document that calls for the formation of a taskforce to reenvision the Teen Tech Week and Teen Read Week initiatives and create a larger advocacy/awareness campaign to promote the importance of year-round teen services. If you are interested in being a… Continue reading

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



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