Teens

We hope that you will like our new website. We want to make it interactive, social, helpful, and fun for you. We want to know what kinds of things YOU would like on your teen website. Use the form below to offer suggestions on what kinds of things you want.

Something new: we now have a digital and teen services librarian so let us know what kind of books, magazines, ebooks, and homework resources we can provide. Again, we are looking for the things YOU want to do and the services you want us to offer. Let us know what you think. Your ideas are really important to us.

Teen Resources

  • Cool Green Science - The conservation blog of the Nature Conservancy
  • Crowd Rise - Online fundraising pages at Crowdrise. Raise money online for over 1.5 million charities with personal fundraising pages, charity fundraisers
  • Fact Check - Monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major US political players in the form of  TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, & news releases
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • OpenIDEO - Global community that will draw on your optimism, inspiration, ideas and opinions to solve problems together for the collective social good
  • Shft.com - Explores the cultural shift towards sustainability with fresh, inspiring ideas in design, art, food, politics, and music
  • TED - Nonprofit devoted to ideas worth spreading
  • Verizon Wireless Hopeline - Donate your used cell phone to help victims of domestic violence
 
 
 

 

  • American Memory - gateway to primary source materials housed in the Library of Congress.
  • Countries of the World - over 35,000 pages of online content on the cultures, histories, and statistics of countries of the world
  • CIA World Fact Book - information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities
  • Digital History Reader - United States History: Age of Exploration to the present from Ed
  • EDSITEment - interactive activities collected from around the Web – student resources collected by the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • History - resources from the History Channel
  • History Its Happening! - free library website from EBSCO Publishing centering on the study of North American History Science
  • Thinkfinity - Verizon Foundation’s collection of comprehensive online learning resources from the most trusted names in education
  • United States History - by era, region, or topic from Internet Public Library 2
 
  • Channel One - Your source for breaking national news, music, homework help, sports, and fun and games and quizzes -- all with a student focus
  • Student.com - Web community for college students, high school students, and teens
  • Teen Nick
  • Teens.com
 
  • Bartleby - classic full-text searchable reference works
  • Book Rags - academic & research website of educational resources
  • Literary Criticism
  • Internet Public Library information you can trust from information science professionals
  • Power Libraries - online resources for users of public libraries in Pennsylvania.
  • ReadPrint - Free online books, poems, and stories for students and teachers
  • Shmoop - homework help, teacher resources, and online test prep. Homework help written by PhD students from Stanford, Harvard, Berkeley.
  • Sparknotes Literature - Study guides and discussion forums offered on various academic subjects
  • Research and Citation Resources
  • Perdue Online Writing Lab - free writing resources and information to assist with many writing projects
  • Internet Public Library - information you can trust from information science professionals
  Math
  • Ask Dr. Math - question and answer service for math students and their teachers. A searchable archive  is available by level and topic, as well as summaries of Frequently Asked Questions
  • Fact Monster - online dictionary, almanac, and encylopedia
  • Numbernut - teaches the basics of math to everyone
  • Wolfram Alpha - can guide you step by step through the process of solving many mathematical problems
Engineering
  • Engineers’ Edge - design, engineering & manufacturing resource
  • How Stuff Works - explains thousands of topics, from engines to lock-picking to ESP, with video and illustrations so you can learn how everything works
Science
  • Chemistry - Resources for students and teachers of introductory college chemistry 
  • Encyclopedia of Earth - an electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society
  • InnerBody - guide to human anatomy online
  • Live Science - trusted and provocative source for highly accessible science, health and technology news
  • Physics Central - resources from the American Physical Society
  • Physics Classroom - online physics tutorial written for high school physics students
  • Science.gov - provides access to a variety of STEM resources and the National Science Digital Library
  • Sparknotes  Chemistry - Study guides and discussion forums offered on various academic subjects
  • Science Daily  - Breaking science news and articles
  • Science Fair Projects - Science fair project with complete instructions
  • Sparknotes Biology - Study guides and discussion forums offered on various academic subjects
  • Thinkfinity - Verizon Foundation’s collection of comprehensive online learning resources from the most trusted names in education