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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


Teen Tech Week @ ECHS

Started by Stacie Maples in Sample Title Mar 8. 0 Replies

Our Kids "creating" in the library this week.…Continue

Teen Tech Week: All month long

Started by Ashly Roman in Uncategorized. Last reply by Ashly Roman Mar 8. 2 Replies

The Reading Public Library, Teen Loft located in Reading, PA will be celebrating TTW all month long.  Program include Tech Tuesday coding program from and a partnership with Girls Who…Continue

Tags: Who, Code,, Girs, Coding

Public Library Programs

Started by YALSA in Uncategorized. Last reply by merry cooper Mar 7. 55 Replies

Do you work at a public library? Use this space to find and share ideas for TTW programs that are hosted through public libraries!Continue

Moses Greeley Parker Library in Dracut, MA

Started by Christine Radzik in Sample Title Mar 3. 0 Replies

Our Teen Tech Week program is mainly do it yourself stuff.We have Creative Minds on  Monday and Wednesday with coloring, zentangling, crossword puzzles, suduko, Color by number pages and Playing card…Continue


TTW Posts from YALSABlog

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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