Teen Resources

Your library barcode number and pin are needed to get access to these great resources.

 

Student Research Center

EBSCO’s Student Research Center provides quick and easy access to tools to help young people find the information they need to help with their research. It includes magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, even TV and radio news transcripts. Whatever your research need, there’s something here to help you.

World Book Encyclopedia – Home Use
A great resource to help people of all ages get started on their research.

Learning Express Library – a test preparation resource

Whether you are preparing to take the SATs or the GED, working to improve your math skills, or want to get your CDL or go to cosmotology school, there is a learning center here to help you.

You will need to enter your  library card number as Username. Then choose and enter a password of your choice. The resource creates an account for you so that you may return to the site and complete tests you have started!

 

Mango Languages
Want to learn a language that’s not offered at school? Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more.

ADDED BONUS OPPORTUNITY FOR AREA RESIDENTS: Grinnell College is offering to link Mango Language learners with native speaking conversation partners for most languages. Fill out the form here to request a communication partner.

DOWNLOAD eBOOKS / AUDIO BOOKS

WILBOR -  eBook & Audiobook downloads from Overdrive

Want to download that book for class as an ebook or to listen to on your ipod or other portable device? Check out the WILBOR collection and you might be in luck.

 

Many of the classics required for school are among the “always available” list. Look for  this image near the bottom of the page to get these titles.

 

 

Here are some other great resources you can find on the web, and you don’t need your library barcode and PIN.


Math Resource
Want to try some Cool Math games and get ahead in Math?  Try out the Cool Math Website.

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