"In February I usually do a passive program for Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month where I take some of the quiz resources from the love is respect website and put them out for the teens to do. We aren't allowed to do any of our own social…"
At my library, our teen love the Cream & Sugar photo app. It resembles old timey photo booth strip. Teens can hold up pictures of empowering messages and you can add text to the bottom-a hashtag perhaps. Cut them out and put them in books as bookmarks.What are some of your favorite apps for teens? How can you use them for social empowerment?See More
To Whom It May Concern:We are hosting our Teen Tech Week on April 18-22 at New Brunswick High School. We already line up some speakers for this event. We want to have a prize drawing each night. For…Continue
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
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
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