Saturday, February 1, 2014

25 Easy Tips for Teens ~ Teen Tech week


Here are a few ways you can celebrate Teen Tech Week at the Coventry Public Library? Do you have other easy ideas for getting involved at the library? Tell us in the comments!









  1. Visit the CPL teen blog The Coventry Teen Underground and JOIN!  www.coventryteenunderground.blogspot.com
  2. Visit our Tumblr  coventry-teen-underground.tumblr.com
  3. Visit your library's webpage.
  4. Blog about a library book or program.
  5. Try out a book-focused site like GoodReads, LibraryThing or Shelfari.
  6. Create a soundtrack or book trailer for your favorite book.
  7. Ask your librarian to recommend a nonfiction book on an area of technology that interests you.
  8. Add something to an article on Wikipedia.
  9. Set up a podcast for a group or club you belong to. (Click the link to check out YALSA’s podcasts!)
  10. Many young adult authors welcome email from their readers many have their own websites, blogs, and Twitter/Facebook accounts. Why not send them a message in honor of Teen Tech Week?
  11. Check out some video games, DVDs, or CDs from your library.
  12. Create an avatar on Yahoo! Avatars.
  13. Start a Teen Tech Club at your school or public library.
          14. Read and contribute to a blog about technology.
          15. Watch some anime or start an anime club at your library.
          16. Create a YouTube or Animoto video about your library or a favorite      
                 book.
          17. Download a newspaper article from the day you were born from an     
                electronic database.
          18. Volunteer to help setting up Minecraft at the library
          19. Volunteer to tutor library customers who are new to using computers.
          20. Learn how to DJ music or record music with a computer.
          21. Search in a biography database for an article about your favorite 
                musician.
          22. Learn how to use some new software.
          23. Take a class on graphic design or digital photography.
          24. Create a database of something you want to organize.
          25. Start a Twitter, Tumblr, or Flickr account.