The device was still relatively useful and the repair isn't too hard.
Quite easily - the hard part is getting the case apart.
Use the metal thin tools to release the plastic bezel - the cable to the digitizer is super fragile so be careful removing the bezel after releasing it.
iPod touch (Gen 2) Replacement Battery
iPod touch (Gen 2) LCD
iPod touch (Gen 2) Front Panel Assembly
Phillips #00 Screwdriver
P5 Pentalobe Screwdriver Retina MacBook Pro and Air
Tri-point Y1 Screwdriver
JIS Driver Set