Teen and Tween Services

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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.

Interested in joining the Teen Advisory Group? Fill out this form and bring it to the library!

Teen Websites

College Information

Indiana Scholarships

Indiana FAFSA & Scholarships

FastWeb-scholarship searches

GoodCall – Scholarship Help

Study.com Scholarship Opportunities: 

My college guide

Scholarship help

Teen Ink

Career Information

Career Key – How to choose a career

Career Blog

Change Maker Game

The Mintmanage money & increase savings

Online Library Science Degree Programs Guide

Computer Skills

Code.org – Create your own game or story!

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

Educational Game

GeoGuessr – Explore the world and guess the place where the map lands you!

Little Alchemy – Combine elements to see what you create!

Financial Lessons for Teens 13-18

Teen Years: Investing lesson for teens.

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

Summer Jobs: 15 Great Summer Jobs for Teens

Financial Lessons for College Students

Practical Money Skills: High schoolers learn about relevant financial skills like managing salary, buying a car, and avoiding debt.

Stock and Bonds: The basics.

Teaching Kids About Money

Financial Literacy for Students 

Homeschooling Information

Homeschooling Resources for Jackson County Residents

Homework Help

Guide To Library Research (Choosing A Topic)

Online Dictionary

Online Practice Tests

Study & Learn Khan Academy

Purdue Owl

Readers’ Advisory

Young Adult Archives

Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award

For fantasy/SciFi books

Diverse Books

Mystery Books

YALSA’s Booklists and Book Awards page

Young Hoosier Book Award

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


Ninth Grade Reading List

Tenth Grade


Tenth Grade Reading List

Summer Reading

Eleventh Grade


Eleventh Grade Reading List

Twelfth Grade


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

Recommended Reading for Summer 2022