Learn Create Share @ Your Library® during Teen Tech Week


Celebrate Teen Tech Week at the Keene Public Library

Teen Tech Week 2010

Teen Tech Week is a celebration of the technology you love to use @ your library

®, including playing video games, chatting on the Web, listening to mp3 and more.

25 ways to celebrate Teen Tech Week

  1. Download an audiobook on your mp3 player.
  2. Visit your library’s webpage.
  3. Blog about a library book or program. Add something to another blog, this blog, or anywhere on the library’s website.
  4. Try out a book focused site like LibraryThing or Good Reads. Visit the library’s Library Thing profile and our Good Reads profile.
  5. Create a soundtrack for your favorite book. If you sign up for an account at Project Playlist, you can create and save music playlists.
  6. Ask a librarian to recommend a nonfiction book on an area of technology that interests you.
  7. Learn to podcast.  Michael will teach you at a workshop and field trip on Friday, March 12th at 3 pm. (You need a signed permission slip to take part).
  8. Many young adult authors welcome email from their readers, and some even have their own Facebook and MySpace profiles. Why not send them a message in honor of Teen Tech Week?  
  9. Learn to make your own video games using Scratch. You can do this at the library’s Scratch Design Workshop on Tuesday, March 9th at 3 pm.  
  10. Check out your library’s anime collection. Watch some anime.  Join the library’s anime and manga fan club. We meet the first Monday of the month.
  11. Search in a biography database for an article about your favorite musical artist.
  12. Create and post a YouTube video about your library or a favorite book.
  13. Enter the Teen Health and Wellness “It’s Your Cause” Video Contest. All you have to do is create a PSA (public service announcement). All videos that meet submission guidelines will be published on Teen Health & Wellness website.
  14. Share some fan fiction on a fan fiction website.
  15. Show off your stuff at our Mario Kart Wii Tournament.  Join Michael and friends on Thursday, March 11th at 3 pm.
  16. Use the library’s online auto repair manual to help fix your car.
  17. Volunteer to help clean the computers and media at the library. Ask Gail how to help.
  18. Learn how to DJ music or record music with a computer.  Join Michael as he leads a tour to the Keene State College Radio Station. (You need a signed permission slip to participate).
  19. Join the library’s Teen Advisory Group and help us plan programs and activities of all kinds and for all people. 
  20. Learn a new language online with Mango.
  21. Take a class on graphic design or digital photography. Attend the library’s  Digital Video Camera Workshop on Monday, March 8th at 3 pm.
  22. Start a del.icio.us, Twitter or Flickr account.
  23. Join an online community like TeenFire.
  24. Connect with an online tutor for homework help through Tutor.com.
  25. Download a newspaper article from the day you were born from an electronic database.

For more information about Teen Tech Week programs or the library’s regularly scheduled teen events, please contact the Keene Public Library’s Youth Department at 603-352-0157 or visit the library’s website at www.keenepubliclibrary.org.

Remember: To participate in the podcasting field trip, teens will need to return an off-site permission slip that has been signed by a parent of guardian.

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