Sponsors & 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 to be smart, ethical consumers of those offerings. Becoming a promotional partner is an effective way to reach young adult services librarians, secondary school librarians and the teens they serve. If you are interested in partnering with YALSA to support Teen Tech Week, please contact Beth Yoke at byoke@ala.org or 1-800-545-2433, ext. 4391.

National Corporate Sponsor -- $50,000+ contribution

  • Sponsor a Teen Tech Week™ Kick-Off in a large media market like Chicago, LA & NYC 
  • Company receives its own web page on the Teen Tech Week web site
  • Receive access to market research and opportunity to include a question in surveys
  • Co-branded Teen Tech Week collateral is created and distributed that is mutually agreeable to your organization & YALSA
  • Implement an activation program that is mutually agreeable to your company & YALSA
  • One-time access to YALSA’s membership mailing list
  • Other activities that are mutually agreeable to your organization and YALSA
  • Receive all of the benefits of the Teen Tech Week partnership levels listed below

Gigabyte Partner Level-- $25,000+ contribution 

  • Be the host of a member reception at ALA’s Midwinter or Annual conference
  • Feature an author or product via a special wrap or insert for the 2014 winter issue of Young Adult Library Services
  • Full-page thank you in YALSA’s award winning journal, Young Adult Library Services, & sidebar thank you on the journal’s online companion
  • Receive all of the benefits of the Teen Tech Week partnership levels listed below

Megabyte Partner Level-- $10,000+ contribution 

  • An interview or company profile placed in YALSA’s journal (print & e-version)
  • One webinar sponsorship jointly created and delivered by your company & YALSA
  • One sponsorship of a monthly e-newsletter to YALSA membership
  • Either one interview or one sponsored blog post on the YALSAblog
  • Receive all other benefits of Teen Tech Week partnership levels outlined below

Kilobyte Partner Level  -- $5,000+ contribution

  • One boom box feature in a monthly TTW email blast
  • Promote products via swag bags at events like Teen Tech Week Kick-Offs
  • YALSA writes and distributes a news release announcing partnership
  • Receive all other benefits of Teen Tech Week partnership levels outlined below

Tech Support Partner Level -- $2,500+ contribution 

  • Receive one-time access to the email list of Teen Tech Week registrants
  • Opportunity to promote product through registration incentives or membership drives
  • Free subscription to YALS, YALSA’s award winning quarterly journal
  • A certificate of recognition to display in your exhibit booth or office
  • Company name listed on the Teen Tech Week web site and in publicity materials, including print

      PSAs and a thank you message in Young Adult Library Services

  • Permission to promote company as an “Official Teen Tech Week 2014 Partner”
  • Right to use the Teen Tech Week logo in advertising and promotional materials

In-Kind Contributor  -- donated services &/or products

  • Opportunity to promote products through registration incentives
  • A certificate of recognition to display in your exhibit booth or office
  • Company name listed on the TTW web site

 

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

Perks for TTW Site Members

By joining this site, you're eligible for these benefits & resources:

  • Free digital download of themed posters, bookmarks, and more!
  • Free access to archived webinars and opportunities to participate in an upcoming Teen Tech Week webinar
  • updates about grant opportunities
  • materials from TTW Partners, such as database trials, books and more.

Teen Book Finder Database

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Passive Program

Started by Valerie Gilbert in Sample Title. Last reply by Amy Ojserkis Mar 6. 1 Reply

Any ideas for a TTW passive program? We're a small branch and get a handful of teens.ThanksContinue

Successful High School Programs

Started by Karen Abraham in Sample Title. Last reply by Amy Ojserkis Feb 27. 4 Replies

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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What are your planning for your public library for TTW 2017?

Started by Carla Avitabile in Sample Title. Last reply by Carla Avitabile Feb 27. 3 Replies

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

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

Tags: Coding

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TTW Posts from YALSABlog

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

Create it at Your Library: Preparing for Teen Tech Week 2016

Teen Tech Week is YALSA’s yearly initiative encouraging libraries to engage their teen community with resources that enhance their digital literacy skills. During March 6-12, libraries across the country will be buzzing with tech programs, STEM activities, and will be showcasing their digital resources with pride. Not only does this … Continue reading

Teen Creative Writing & Art Contest for Teen Tech Week

As part of Teen Tech Week, YALSA is teaming up with the Connected Learning Alliance, Deviant Art, the National Writing Project, and Wattpad for the Twist Fate challenge. The challenge is to get young people (ages 13-17) telling stories about what happens when a hero becomes a villain, or a … Continue reading

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