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TEEN Commons

PROGRAMS

YA BOOK BOX SUBSCRIPTION

Are you looking for something new to read? Do you like free books and candy? Sign up for our free YA subscription box. For three months you will receive a box with a library book selected just for you and a bunch of goodies like candy, stickers, buttons, and free books. Return the library book by the due date and everything else is yours to keep!

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TEEN VOLUNTEERING @ THE LIBRARY

The library is happy to offer service opportunities to middle and high school students who wish to give back to their community.
 

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FIERO CODE

Fiero Code is a self-guided online software program that teaches you how to code through hundreds of coding tutorials and dozens of real-world projects. Fiero Code offers a gamified learning experience ― as you progress through the activities, you’ll earn clothes and accessories for your personal avatar. Check the calendar for in-person Code Club events.

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NEW & NOTEWORTHY TEEN BOOKS

Library Resources

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Helpful Websites

COLLEGE

College Navigator Search for schools by location, programs, and institution type and compare your selections side by side in this Department of Education tool.
FAFSA Learn about federal loan options.

VOLUNTEERING

Taking it Global Users can learn about different social issues, connect with like-minded individuals, and discover ways to take action.
Youth Service America YSA partners with thousands of organizations to help young people find ways to volunteer.
Volunteer Match Find local volunteer opportunities helping causes important to you.
 

ONLINE LEARNING

EdX Free online courses from top colleges.
Codeacademy Learn to code using HTML, python, SQL, ruby, and more.
Khan Academy Free courses across subjects and grade levels.

NEWS

Factcheck Annenberg's fact checker covers viral images, chain emails, and political claims.
Philly.com Local news from the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Daily News.
NJ.com Local news from the tri-state area.
NPR News, music, reviews, and podcasts from National Public Radio.
Politifact National and local fact checker covering issues, news organizations, viral claims. and politicians.

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