Friday, March 21, 2014

Teen Tech Week: DIY@ your Library



Teen Tech Week is when libraries make the time to showcase all of the great non-print resources and services that are available to teens and their families.  This year was celebrated with the “DIY @ your library” theme during YALSA’s Teen Tech Week which was March 9-15, 2014. The purpose was to demonstrate the value our library gives to the community by offering teens a space to extend learning beyond the classroom where they can explore, create and share content. From maker spaces, to coding classes to online knitting clubs, libraries can leverage the do-it-yourself theme to show how you can connect in meaningful ways with the teens in your community.  

In honor of Teen Tech Week the Central Youth Department decided to get a little crafty but, with a techie spin.  Teens converted old books into cases for their digital devices including Kindles, Nooks, iPads, and cell phones.  All it took was an old book, a little duct tape, and some elastic.  The teens were creative with no two cases looking alike.  


Outside 


Inside


 

For more information on how to create your own case, you can visit this website: http://www.cometogetherkids.com/2011/12/kindle-cover-from-hardcover-book.html

1 comment:

bhutto said...

This is such a neat idea. I bet adults would enjoy it too.