Teens

BOOKS

100+ Video Read Alouds

Presented by the Indianapolis Public Library

Archive.org

Find free public domain eBooks.

NoveList

NoveList is a reference guide for books and authors, plus reading suggestions – requires a Hamilton Township Public Library card in good standing.

Reading Rants

Jennifer Hubert, a school librarian, and teens review books.

ALA Notable Children’s Books

This is a list of the most creative, outstanding books published in the previous calendar year.

Bartleby.com

Find classic books and quotations.

#OperationReadAloud

Follow on Facebook for easy access to over 100 story videos, as well as links to virtual author festivals and other events.

Teen Book Reviews

Written by Teens. Collected, edited, and supplemented by Kathleen Breitenbach, Teen Librarian.

ALSC Book and Media Awards

Click on the name of each award to see lists of award-winning books.

Librivox

Find free public domain audiobooks, or help record an audiobook!

Project Gutenberg

Find free public domain eBooks.

COLLEGE

ACT

Prep for the ACT exam.

FAFSA

Find information about and apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Federal Student Aid

Find information about college aid.

National Center for Education Statistics

Navigate information about colleges.

SAT Practice at Khan Academy

Practice for the SATs at Khan Academy.

CounselingDegreeGuide.org

CounselingDegreeGuide.org provides free tools for students and continuing learners to develop their careers in counseling, including career outlooks, state-by-state guides to licensure, and expert advice. It also provides resources for recent graduates and current counselors such as a jobs board.

FastWeb!

Search for scholarships.

New Jersey Department of Higher Education

New Jersey provides information about colleges in the state.

U.S. Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education has a variety of information about education and college prep.

COUNTRIES AND SOCIAL STUDIES

Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles – requires a Hamilton Township Public Library card in good standing.

Arcademics Skill Builders

Play dozens of arcade-style games to build knowledge in math, language arts, geography and more!

American Institute for Economic Research

Navigate today’s complex economy.

Background Notes

The U.S. State Department provides notes on foreign countries.

Ancestry.com

Start your genealogical research here – this resource is only available from public library computers.  Ancestry Library Edition is available from home.  Please click here and enter the first 5 digits of your library card number.

BBC Country Profiles

British Broadcasting Corporation profiles countries.

CURRENT EVENTS AND SOCIAL ISSUES

Above the Influence

Fight peer pressure.

GLSEN

GLSEN is the website for the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 

Need help? Get help – a resource if you or someone you know is in crisis.

RAINN

Survivors of rape, abuse, and incest can find support, and loved ones can find information.

Yahoo! En Español

News en Español.

CNN

CNN offers news and opinions from around the world.

It Gets Better Project 

Speak up against hate and intolerance.

Pew Research Center

The Pew Research Center polls the public on a variety of issues.

Teen Kids News

Teen Kids News provides news for teens.

Yahoo! News

Yahoo provides news, information, and current events.

Crash Course

John Green, Hank Green, and pals make history, astronomy, government, psychology, chemistry, and biology animated.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service

Criminal justice topics are arranged in an encyclopedia style for easy research.

ProCon.org

Get both sides of the story.

The Trevor Project  

Find support for LGBTQ+ youth.

GOVERNMENT

Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government

Benjamin Franklin explains all about the U.S. government.

Environmental Protection Agency

Protect your environment.

New Jersey Department of Education

Get the best education possible.

HOMEWORK HELP

A+ Click

On A+ Click, you’ll find math and logic problems, sorted by grade level and subject.

Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Find the word you need with these dictionaries.

Information Please

InfoPlease is an information portal.

Learning Express Library

Practice taking tests online, including the SAT and ACT – requires a Hamilton Township Public Library card in good standing.

Merriam-Webster Online

Find the right word with this dictionary and thesaurus.

National Council of Teachers of Math

If you need help with math, this might help.

Wave Learning Festival

Free tutoring services–both one-on-one and group tutoring–to middle and high school students, as well as guest speaker sessions, college readiness panels for high schoolers, and general academic aid.

Brainfuse Help Now

Get live one on one tutoring from 2pm – 11 pm!  All you need is your library card number.  Learn more now.

EBSCOhost

EBSCOhost lets you search journal articles and other databases – requires a Hamilton Township Public Library card in good standing.

Khan Academy

Learn something new, or brush up your skills on Khan Academy!

MadSci Network

Scientists answer your questions.

NASA Space Place

NASA provides information about the U.S. space program.

Search the Opinions of the U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme court decisions are easy to find in this database.

MISCELLANEOUS

Aspirations 2020 (Spring Edition)

A Literary and Arts Journal for Mercer County Area High School Students published by Mercer County Community College

Explora

Fun hands-on activities to create presented under “Try this at home”

Astronomy Picture of the Day

The Astrophysics Science Division of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration publishes annotated astronomical images daily.

Kidshealth

Kidshealth answers health questions.