Resources for Teens

Digital Resources
Brainfuse - HelpNow!

Tutoring, skill building, and test preparation for students of all ages and levels. Resource for citizenship & GED preparation, resumes, and job searches. Writing help available in the online writing lab. 

Britannica (School Edition)

Learn about any subject—for all grades and reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, and research tools.

Britannica Escolar (Spanish)

Aprenda sobre cualquier tema, para todos los grados y habilidades de lectura, y ofrezca miles de artículos, imágenes, videos y herramientas de investigación actualizados y relevantes para el currículo.

Environmental Studies (Gale in Context)

Environmental Studies database is a collection of updated news, reference, and academic journals, videos and more, focused on environmental studies across science, social studies, and humanities themes. Grades 9-12+

Freegal Music

Free downloadable music that is regularly updated.


Hoopla is a service for library users to access eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, movies, and TV shows using portable devices like smartphones and tablets.


Kanopy is a video streaming platform which offers a broad collection that includes over 26,000 films and videos and launches over 300 new releases per month. Films range from documentaries, independent and foreign films, must-see classics, and blockbuster movies. 

NoveList Plus

Reading recommendations based on your interests.  Search by author, series, and title to find novels similar to ones you have already enjoyed.

OverDrive Teens & Kids

Teens & Kids eBooks and eAudiobooks - titles can be organized by reading level, ATOS level, Lexile measure, and interest level.


Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn 80 languages. Courses are available in multiple languages. Access from your PC or mobile device.

ProQuest Homework Central

Need to do research on countries, states, or different topics? ProQuest Homework Central databases for students elementary though high school can get you information to use on research papers and more.

Science (Gale Interactive)

Science database offers 3D interactive models in the fields of biology, chemistry, earth science, and space science. This resource supports high school curricula and university coursework. Grades 9-12+

California DMV Practice Tests

This resource has free access to sample tests to get ready for the official CA DMV practice permit test.The DMV knowledge test consists of 36 questions and you need 30 correct answers to pass (83%). Practice with this sample test to get ready!