Find materials to promote for TTW at your library from YALSA. (Looking for more ideas? Check out the downloadable Teen Tech Week pamphlet from YALSA and ALA Graphics). Add your recommendations in the comments!
Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults
Amazing Audiobooks selects and annotates an annual list of notable audio recordings significant to young adults from those released in the past two years. Start building your audiobook collection here!
Co-administered by ALSC and YALSA, the Odyssey Award highlights the best audiobook production each year for children and adults.
So, I LOVE doing self-directed (or passive) programming in my library. I am the only full time librarian there, and I wear a TON of different hats. Teen Tech Weeks seems to be a HUGE opportunity to…Continue
What are some good DIY themed items that would make good prizes? What sort of displays around the DIY them are folks planning, either on their web site or in the library? Share your ideas here!Continue
So, how are you supposed to celebrate Teen Tech Week if you don't have access to the latest technologies?One program that my library has been running each March for the past five years is a Teen…Continue
Hello,School libraries is a wonderful place for teens to access and use technology for their school and personal work. The library is also a wonderful place for teens to diy for Teen Tech Week.…Continue
I’ve wanted to host a Minecraft program at my library ever since I began working there last August. I mentioned the idea to our teens and quickly saw that there was a captive audience for it. Minecraft is the epitome of this year’s YALSA presidential theme; with this game you can connect […]
by Kip Odell As we near the end of Teen Tech Week, librarians will begin to evaluate their programs. Experiencing and learning about library programs in action during this week is always a great reminder about how important technological literacy is for teens and how beneficial hands-on experiences can be for them. This year three […]
by Donna Block My library is in the midst of a renovation project that makes planning Teen Tech Week programs difficult — mainly because we’re never sure whether we’ll have access to a room where we can hold events. Our current office space is located in what used to be a prime study area. As […]