Local Links: Teen Resources for Home, Work and School
Encyclopedia Britannica – Public Library Edition
Information in many formats, plus an online dictionary and thesaurus
How Stuff Works
Try this enlightening and entertaining site for those tough to answer questions.
Internet Public Library
Here is a great link for homework help, as well as other resources, at the Internet Public Library.
ENGLISH and LANGUAGE ARTS
Need information on Copyright? This web site explains the basics of copyright law.
Summaries and more
Online tool for finding synonyms and antonyms, presented in a map format. Audible pronunciation guide too!
Create a profile with your library card # and email address to learn a new language, or practice French and Spanish
Translate to and from over 70 different languages
GOVERNMENT & POLITICAL SCIENCE
Ben’s Guide to Government
This is a great resource about how government works.
Kid’s Government Agency Pages
Check out the government at work. This is a list, with links, of government agencies and programs.
Kid’s House of Representatives
Want to learn more about the legislative branch of our government? Topics covered include the role of the U.S. House of Representatives, the legislative process, and House history. This site is good for all ages/grades.
Rock the Vote
Get political! Register to vote, find out about elections, and more
US Justice Dept Kid’s Page
Want to step inside a Courtroom?
Teen Health & Wellness Database
Information on everything from alcoholism, budgeting, green living, stress management, and more, presented in articles, videos and Q&A format from physicians and psychologists.
Go Ask Alice
Top place online to get honest, accurate health info for teens.
YALSA Book & Media Award Lists
What to read next
Out of the Ordinary teen booklists
Science Fair Central
Great site for science fair project information and ideas!
All you need to know about DNA, RNA, cells, protein and cloning.