Teens


Teens

At the Library

CLOUD901

Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
CLOUD901 is the Library’s state of the art Teen Learning Lab with a sound recording studio, video lab, and more.

Teen Innovation Centers

Multiple Locations
Creative spaces for teens to engage, collaborate and explore with each other through STEAM technology, literacy-based programming, and networking.

Libby e-Books, e-Audiobooks, and e-Magazines

Teen e-Books & e-Audio

Browse our collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks for Teens.

Teen e-Magazines

Browse these online magazines available on Libby.

On Our Shelves

African American Fiction

Comic Books

Fantasy

Mystery

Science Fiction

Online Resources

BOOKS AND AUTHORS

(GALE LITERATURE)

Answer the age-old question, “What do I read next?” Search and match reading interests to books, authors, genres, or topics.

Training Resources:

college prep

Find information on AP, ACT/SAT test preparation, scholarships, virtual tours of campuses, and more.

driving tests

driving tests

Study for driving tests, motorcycle tests, and CDL tests. Take practice tests, obtain official manuals, and more.

Gale eBooks

Explore this database of encyclopedias and reference sources within the Gale eBooks platform. For multidisciplinary research.

HIGH SCHOOL

(GALE IN CONTEXT)

Explore thousands of topics across subjects including literature, science, history, and social issues using different sources.

Training Resources:

Educators: On the start page, scroll to the bottom to access Educator Resources including Curriculum standards and research tips.

HIGH SCHOOL EDITION

(GALE ONEFILE)

Search magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference on a range of topics. Best for middle- and high-school students.

informed voter

We have pulled together this information in the hopes of creating a clearer picture of just who we vote for and when we vote for them. For each office, we aim to answer a few questions. Who? Area Served? Term Limits? Next Election? During election season, we’ll also include links to campaign websites and facebook pages.

linkedin learning

A premier online learning resource offering more than 3,400 courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, personal finance, and more.

LitFinder

(GALE LITERATURE)

Access literary works and authors throughout history, including full-text poems, plays, short stories, speeches, and more.

Training Resources:

New York Times Logo

the new york times – learning network

Access The New York Times through the Library website and gain access to “The Learning Network”. This special section of the digital edition of The New York Times provides lesson plans, writing prompts, articles and questions pulled from current headlines. Connect to the New York Times below. Then access The Learning Network by selecting the menu button at the top-left, pointing to “More”, and selecting “The Learning Network”.

Opposing Viewpoints

(GALE IN CONTEXT)

Find overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today’s important social issues.

Training Resources:

Educators: Visit Gale Support to access Opposing Viewponts project ideas, tip sheets, and more.

Also, once you access Opposing Viewpoints, you can scroll to the bottom of the page and select Educator Resources for more information.

Peterson’s test and Career Prep

(GALE PRESENTS)

Search thousands of college and graduate schools, identify scholarships, take practice tests, create resumes, and explore careers.

Training Resources:

Science

(GALE ONEFILE)

Access information on the latest developments across a range of scientific disciplines. Updated daily.

Transparent Languages

Provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language. Combining extensive courses and supplemental resources for over 100 languages, including English, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system. [Learn More]

World Book Advanced

A powerful reference tool that includes full encyclopedic and multimedia databases supplemented with online books, primary sources, website links, back in time articles, special reports and more.

Training Resources:

Educators: Click “For Educators” at the bottom of the screen and then select “Educator Tools” for Curriculum Correlations, Lesson Plans, and Webquests.

learn more

Visit our Learn page for more topics not specifically aimed at High School students but may be helpful nonetheless. Topics include job and career, history, health, personal finance, and more.


questions?

Visit or call the Library or submit a question online.

Events for Teens

Writings on the Wall
Cordova Library
lun., Abr. 01, 12:00 am
Poet-Tree
Randolph Library
mar., Abr. 02, 9:00 am
Youth Appreciation Week
Whitehaven Library
lun., Abr. 15, 2:00 pm
Long Live the King!-Chess Club
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
mar., Abr. 16, 6:00 pm
Pickleball with Purpose
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
mar., Abr. 16, 6:00 pm
After School Club
Officer Geoffrey Redd Library
mié., Abr. 17, 3:30 pm
CodeCrafters: Intro to Web Development
Hollywood Library
mié., Abr. 17, 4:00 pm
Expressing Myself Through Creative Writing
North Library
mié., Abr. 17, 4:00 pm
Speak Out!
Whitehaven Library
mié., Abr. 17, 4:15 pm
Teen Innovation Center
Cordova Library
mié., Abr. 17, 4:30 pm
Compose Yourself 2.0: Digital Literacy
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
mié., Abr. 17, 5:30 pm
Dummies & Dragons
Randolph Library
jue., Abr. 18, 3:30 am
Hunt through History
Hollywood Library
jue., Abr. 18, 3:00 pm
Teen Advisory Board
Bartlett Library
jue., Abr. 18, 3:00 pm
TANL: Personalized Journals (Session One)
CLOUD901
jue., Abr. 18, 4:00 pm

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