Recommended Web Sites for Teens

  • Time to Drive! – a website with resources for teen drivers – articles on driving laws, how-to articles, auto maintenance, practice driving tests, auto insurance and much more.
  • American Memory Project – Need a primary source for a paper? Bored and want a new site to play with? This site has digitized versions of Library of Congress collections. You can see maps, manuscripts, listen to folk songs and even watch old movies.
  • TeenSpace – Information to help you with life, school, friends, and work. Articles written especially to help you solve problems, links to web sites you can use for homework, and a place to ask questions and lots more.
  • Terrific Homework Sites – for middle high school students
  • Mental Health for Teens– a mental health site for teenagers
  • Graphic Novels – a sight that includes reviews of all graphic novels and numerous blogs

Online Research (see complete list)

  • High School Comprehensive Reference Search – database of full text articles from academic journals, peer reviewed resources, periodicals and books
  • Master File Premier – full text periodical articles, primary source documents
  • Learning Express Library – interactive practice tests, civil service, law enforcement, military and much more
  • Academic Search Premier – titles for cornerstone academia including PDF backfiles for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references
  • Mango Languages – Language courses with lessons that combine real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions including vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture where users learn actual conversation

Resources for Teen Readers

  • Novelist – reader’s advisory including ability to seek read-a-likes, series, etc.
  • Yalsa – Young Adult Library Services Association
  • Teen Top Ten – Teens’ Top Ten Books – WHERE TEENS CHOOSE THE WINNERS!
  • Reader’s Club – Find reading lists, reviews, receive newsletters, submit your own reviews, find other readers’ resources.
  • Reading Rants! – Out of the Ordinary Teen Book Lists