Teen and Tween Services


Calling for Teen Volunteers!

The library needs young adults and adults ages 13 and up to serve as volunteers. Please speak to any staff member if you are interested in volunteering. Applications are available at all library locations or download an application here! Print it out, fill it out and drop it by the library.
 

Teen Websites

College Information

FastWeb-scholarship searches

GoodCall – Scholarship Help

My college guide

Scholarship help

Teen Ink
 

Career Information

Change Maker Game

A Guide to the Business of Babysitting

The Mintmanage money & increase savings

Online Library Science Degree Programs Guide
 

Computer Skills

The Banner Generator

Color Maker

Computer Science Student Network (CS2N) – CS2N has easy and fun activities designed to help you learn how to program

Table Maker
 

Educational Game

Mayan Mysteries! Travel through history and discover artifacts, decode glyphs, visit ancient Maya cities, explore the Maya calendar, and more in this exciting educational journey for 5-9th graders. This puzzle-based game combines in-depth study of the fascinating Maya civilization with activities that test reading comprehension, geographical knowledge, and math skills. Uncover the adventure of Mayan Mysteries!
 

Financial Lessons for Teens 13-18

Teen Years: Investing lesson for teens.

Compound Interest: Calculating Compound Interest and Annual Percentage Yield lesson.

Kids Money: A list of moneymaking ideas from parents and ideas.

Summer Jobs: Several types of summer jobs for kids such as traditional and high tech jobs,
 

Financial Lessons for College Students

Know the Facts: 10 tips for credit cards and guidance for understanding where your money is going.

Credit Score: A credit score organizer lesson.

A secure Retirement: 10 modules for students to plan for retirement.

Stock and Bonds: The basics of stocks and bonds over a lifetime.

Investing Lessons: 11 essential investing lesson units.
 

Homework Help

Guide To Library Research (Choosing A Topic)

On-Line Dictionary

On-Line Practice Tests

Purdue Owl
 

Readers’ Advisory

The Bookdragon

Children and Young Adult book series listed in order

Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award

For fantasy/scifi books

Guys Read

Mystery Books

YALSA’s Booklists and Book Awards page

Young Hoosier Book Award
 

Recommended Books For Grades 7-12

Seventh Grade

Seventh Grade Recommended Reading List in Title Order

7th Grade Recommended Summer Reading

Eighth Grade

Eighth Grade Recommended Reading List in Title Order

8th Grade Recommended Summer Reading

Ninth Grade

Goodreads

Ninth Grade Reading List

Tenth Grade

Goodreads

Summer Reading 2015

Eleventh Grade

Goodreads

Twelfth Grade

Goodreads

Twelfth Grade Recommended Reading List
 

Current Events/Music/Design

Archive of Misheard Lyrics

Kids Think Design

Online NewsHour Extra: News For Students

Presidents of the United States

UNICEF/Voices of youth