"It's Teen Tech Week! Make sure that you (or a volunteer) take tons of pictures at your events and get testimonials from the teens that participate! Testimonials can be written, typed, emailed, or recorded (audio or video). Have teens talk about…"
"Just like any kind of programming, advocacy efforts should have a specific goal in mind. Spend some time thinking about what outcomes you would like to see from your efforts. A few ideas that will help you get started:
Higher attendance at…"
"When advocating for teens, it's important that you go where they are. Reach out to both teens and adults that work with them. For this, you can talk to the local schools and see if they would be willing to let you hang a poster in the library,…"
"Now is the time to start publicizing for Teen Tech Week! If you haven't already done so, reach out to local media sources. The easiest thing to do is have them list your programs in their events section. You may also want to write something…"
In what ways are people leveraging TTW as an opportunity to do some advocating for library services for/with teens? Inviting an elected official to attend a TTW event? Recruiting a library advocate…Continue
Digital Citizenship, in addition to learning cool technology tools, is important to share with our teens. Some of the award recipients are modeling appropriate digital citizenship behaviors in their…Continue