Teen Tech Week Winners!

One eligible teen from each branch won a $15 iTunes gift card! One teen won a fantastic new pair of Skullcandy headphones!  Congratulations to…

Athens Drive Community Library: Emma, age 18
Cameron Village Regional Library: Spencer, age 12
Duraleigh Road Library: Susannah, age 12
Express Library, Fayetteville St.: Kay-Yatta, age 18
East Regional Library: Megan, age 14
Eva Perry Regional Library: Mariah, age 13
Fuquay-Varina Library: Maya, age 12
Green Road Library: Katie, age 16
Holly Springs Library: Cameron, age 14
Leesville Community Library: Thomas, age 14
North Regional Library: Lauren, age 16
Richard B. Harrison Library: Dylan, age 14
Southgate Library: Daniel, age 18
Wake Forest Library: Mary, age 12
Wendell Branch Library: Linda, age 13
West Regional Library: Chantel, age 14
Zebulon Branch Library: Rebekah, age 12

GRAND PRIZE Winner of Skull Candy Headphones: Pooja, age 12 from West Regional Library

What’s Teen Tech Week?

It’s a celebration of all things tech! According to YALSA, on average, 8–18-year-olds spend 6 hours and 21 minutes per day using media (including TV, video/DVDs/movies, video games, audio media, computers and print media).

What was this contest all about?

Teens around Wake County completed the Teen Tech Week TXTing Word Search and turned it to their local library.  They were entered into a drawing for a $15 iTunes gift card at the library and a county-wide grand prize drawing for Skullcandy headphones.

Anything else I should know?

The Friends of the Wake County Public Libraries sponsored this program by donating all of the prizes. Thank you, Friends! To learn more about the Friends, or to become a Friend of the library, click here. YALSA is the short for Young Adult Library Services Association, which sponsors teen programs on a national scale, such as Teen Tech Week, Teen Read Week, and Teens’ Top Ten. Wake County celebrates all three of these programs each year.

If you don’t see your library listed, this means that no completed word searches were turned in at that branch.  Next time, you could turn in one and get the prize!

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