Teen Resources

eBooks, eAudiobooks, Magazines, and Movies

 

The Cloud Library – eBooks and eAudiobooks for all ages. Install the free app on your phone or tablet to get started.

OverDrive – eBooks and eAudiobooks for all ages. Install the free app on your phone or tablet to get started.

Hoopla – Movies, TV, Music Albums, eAudiobooks, eBooks, and Comics/Graphic novels.

RB Digital – A digital newsstand with magazines. Scarsdale library card required.

Comics Plus – Provides access to thousands of digital graphic novels, comic books and manga such as Naruto, Star Trek, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Ghostbusters, G.I. Joe, My Little Pony, Skylanders, and Transformers.

 

Find Your Next Read

 

New Young Adult Books – A list of the newest YA books added to our collection.

Novelist – Reader-focused features such as reading recommendations, series information, book reviews, book jackets, and more.

YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) – Looking for great teen books? Look no further than YALSA’s Book Awards and Selected Booklists.

Book Browse: The very best books entertain, engage and enlighten. They wrap us in their world, giving us a window into the lives of others or a mirror to reflect on ourselves. These are the books you’ll find on BookBrowse. BookBrowse offers reviews, “beyond the book” articles,recommended reading for book clubs, read-alikes, books by themes, author interviews and more. A Scarsdale library card is required.

 

Research, Learning, Test Prep, and Career Prep

 

Britannica High – Encylopedia Britannica for high school students. Helps students get quick facts and in-depth information on a wide variety of subjects. Start research projects with multiple resources in one place and find multimedia to use in projects and presentations.

Britannica Middle – Encyclopedia Britannica for middle school students. Helps students find fast answers and get homework help, explore videos and articles on famous people and places as well as discover maps, photos, and illustrations for school projects.

CQ Researcher – CQ Researcher (Congressional Quarterly) provides in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. The reports are written by journalists, footnoted and fact-checked. Scarsdale Library Card Required.

Get Live Homework Help with Tutor.com – Tutor.com provides live homework help from expert tutors, overnight assignment reviews, and practice tests.  Limited to Scarsdale cardholders.

Learn a Language with Mango – Mango is an online language learning platform with lessons in over 40 different languages. ESL courses are also available.

Learn Sign Language with Signing Savvy – an online learning program for American Sign Language. Scarsdale library card required.

Learn to Drive with Driving-Tests.org – Free New York State Driver Permit practice tests and driver handbooks.

Prepare for Exams with Learning Express Library – A comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series.

Literature Resource Center – Literature Resource Center offers up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism, and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. Limited to Scarsdale Cardholders.

Research in Context was created specifically for middle school students and combines the best of Gale’s reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.

 

In Your Community

 

The Center @ 862 – Established in 1998 The Center @ 862 (formly Scarsdale Teen Center) is an updated lounge space located in the heart of downtown Scarsdale. It provides an environment for teens where they can interact with their peers and engage in safe, recreational, social and educational programs and activities.

Scarsdale Sports Center – The Scarsdale Department of Parks, Recreation, & Conservation offers a variety of youth and adult sports throughout the year.