Editor Megan P. Fink, middle school librarian at the Charlotte Country Day School and a former Teen Read Week chair, selected articles to form a manual that will offer guidance to librarians planning their annual events, with advice on best practices, collection development, outreach and marketing, program ideas and more. The Young Adult Library Services Association YALSA is a national association of librarians, library workers and advocates whose mission is to expand and strengthen library services for teens, aged Through its member-driven advocacy, research, and professional development initiatives, YALSA builds the capacity of libraries and library staff to engage, serve and empower teens.
Teen Read Week and Teen Tech Week: Tips and Resources for YALSA's Initiatives
Teen Read Week and Teen Tech Week: Tips and Resources for YALSA's Initiatives | ALA Store
Teen Tech Week promotes digital resources within libraries across the country that are available for teens and their families. If the current years specific theme does not speak to you or your library you can always use the general theme instead. The most important thing about Teen Tech Week is that teens are being encouraged to come out and visit their local library and learn about all of the different technical and digital tools that are available to them. This year's theme was DIY your library. The theme was "Libraries Are for the Making. While there are millions of teens who do not have access to a home computer most still have access to a library. Libraries give teens the opportunity to gain important digital literacy skills.
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TeenTech City of Tomorrow offers students the opportunity to apply their knowledge of science, technology and engineering to create their City of Tomorrow where no ideas are too big and everything is smarter, kinder and safer than before. TeenTech helps young people understand the opportunities in the science, technology and engineering industries, no matter what their gender or social background. We measure impact and know the initiative is particularly powerful in encouraging girls and students from disadvantaged backgrounds to consider careers in construction, applied sciences, technology and engineering. We provide these students and schools with a framework of activity and a network of useful contacts.