Teens – Research and Learning

CLOUD901 Teen Learning Lab


CLOUD901 is the Library’s state of the art Teen Learning Lab with a sound recording studio, video lab, and more. Click HERE for more information.

eBooks, eAudiobooks

libby/overdrive for teens

You can check out five titles at a time per library card. Titles automatically return after 21 days or you can return them early.

Visit our OverDrive or use the Libby app if you are using a smart device/tablet. Visit our eCollection page for more details.


  • Reading Level: Results can be filtered by Interest Level, ATOS Level, Lexile Measure, or Text Difficulty.
  • Simultaneous Use: Most titles have a limited number of copies that can be checked out at one time. These Simultaneous Use copies can be checked out to an unlimited number of people at one time. Click HERE for Young Adult Simultaneous Use titles.

what to read next


Visit our Teen Reading List page HERE for all sorts of award winners and recent additions. Each list includes links to our Catalog so you can check availability and place holds.

Children's BookLetters


Knowing what to read next can always be a challenge. Our Teen librarians produce a monthly newsletter with book suggestions for teens. View the most recent edition HERE and sign up to receive emails:

books & authors (gale)

Gale Books and Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun! By leveraging our entire award-winning What Do I Read Next? collection, patrons and students alike can be sure that their next big read comes with a BIG recommendation.


general research

high school (gale in context)

Gale In Context: High School is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a wide array of subjects. The solution merges Gale’s authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

Resource Guide

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

high school edition (gale onefile)

Gale OneFile: High School Edition provides access to age-appropriate, authoritative digital content for middle- and high-school students to use for classroom assignments. Learners can research magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference books covering a range of subjects—from science, history, and literature to political science, sports, and environmental studies.

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.

Visit HERE to learn how to gain 24 hour access to The New York Times. 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)

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today’s hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

Resource Guide

Educators: Click HERE 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.

world book advanced

World Book Advanced is 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.

World Book Advanced Flyer

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

ebooks (gale)

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

college prep

college prep

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


driving tests

driving tests

Study for driving tests, motorcycle tests, and CDL tests. Take practice tests, obtain official manuals, and more. Click HERE to access.

language learning

transparent Language Learning

Transparent Language Online 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. 

Getting Started Instructions | Video Tutorials | Mobile App Available

literature and poetry


Gale Literature: LitFinder provides access to a wealth of literary works and secondary-source materials covering world literature and authors throughout history. Including more than 132,000 full-text poems and 670,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. Researchers can easily target the information they are looking for through various refine search and results limiter options. Biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary are also included. The easy-to-use search paths allow users to easily target the information they are looking for or to browse the database through various refine search and results limiter options.

Resource Guide


science (gale onefile)

Gale OneFile: Science provides information on the latest scientific developments in particle physics, advanced mathematics, and nanotechnology. Updated daily, Science has articles to satisfy almost every scientific inquiry and keep researchers current. Key subjects include the biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology.

test prep

Peterson’s Test and Career Prep (Gale)

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

Training Resources

video tutorials

linkedin learning

LinkedIn Learning is a premier online learning resource offering courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, personal finance, and more.

Library Card required.  Sign up for one online and use it immediately.


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. Click HERE for more information.

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. Click HERE to learn more.

You can also check out our list of other free resources here.


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