Teens
Teens

Ages 12 to 18 years

Reading
Catalog Search
Search the Broward County Library collection, place holds, and renew materials.

Axis 360
eBooks for teens to enjoy on a computer, tablet or smartphone.  A free app is available for mobile devices, download formats: Apple® | Android | Windows® Mobile


New Teen Books (Wowbrary)
Your library's newest books, movies and music!

NoveList Plus
The premiere database of reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. It’s a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

Books & Authors 
Provides new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors and topics and is specially designed to complement your browsing habits. 

Teen eMagazines (RBdigital Magazines)
Download formats: Apple® | Android™ | Kindle HD/HDX

Teen Ink
Magazine, website and books written by teens since 1989.

Teen Reads
For book lovers - contains book reviews, books on screen, author interviews, an ultimate reading list, and cool and new books.  

Goodreads
Book suggestions, book clubs, connect with authors, and other book lovers.

Hot Picks - (YALSA)
Young Adult Library Services Association feature reading lists. 

Sunshine State Young Reader’s AwardSunshine State Young Reader’s Award Program
Book titles for grades 3-5 and 6-8 with Reading Level (RL), Reading Counts (RC), Accelerated Reader (AR), and Lexile information. Books listed are available in the BCL catalog.

 
Learning

ACT & SAT Prep Program
Free workshops for college-bound students.

Teens Calendar 
Library events for teens.

Hoopla 
Thousands of video titles and more streamed live.

Freegal Music -Download and Streaming
Over 11 million songs from over 28,000 labels.

EMU College Academy Registration
We help high school seniors and their parents build a roadmap to college with support from trained counselors. Weekly club meetings and counseling sessions. More...

Universal Class 
Over 500 Courses Available (everything from ABC's of Algebra to Yoga 101).

BCL WoW
Your library without walls: a library that can be accessed anytime, anywhere.

Creation Station
A makerspace/gadget lab where you can design, use high tech tools and print 3D items. 

Driving-Tests.org
Free DMV Permit Practice Tests for Learner Drivers 

Education, Tutoring and Jobs Resources 

Educational Games/Websites

Homeschooling in Florida

Internet Safety for kids and teens

School Board Broward Enterprise Education Portal (BEEP)

Volunteer Opportunities

Homework Homework Help


Broward e-tutor​ 
Free, interactive tutoring in math, science, social studies and English for students in Grades K-12, introductory college levels and Adult Learners. Available every day from 2 to 11:55PM. Assistance in these subjects is also available in Spanish. 

Homework Help
Your library has free, confidential tools to help you in school, including online homework resources.
   
ArticleFirst 
Index of articles from the contents pages of 16,000+ journals.

Biography in Context 
Full-text database provides biographical information on more than 22,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Search by name, or various criteria such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender. Most biographies have an image of the subject.

Encyclopedia Americana 
Full text encyclopedia of more than 45,000 entries on full range of topics. Especially strong on North American and international coverage, including biographies Contains news briefs, dictionary, thesaurus, maps, flags, fact boxes, tables and links to web sites. Best for students in grades 8 and up. Coverage: Links to news articles start from 1998 - current. 

Expanded Academic ASAP 
Covers research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images. Coverage: 1980 - current.

Florida Electronic Library
Gateway to select Internet resources that offers access to comprehensive, accurate, and reliable information for all age groups. Includes many databases, digital collections, evaluated websites and a comprehensive catalog of all of Florida's library holdings.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (from Broward County Library)
Encyclopedias and specialized reference sources in e-book format. New for 2015: Peterson's college and test prep guides, including ASVAB, GED, GMAT, SAT, and more.

General Reference Center Gold 
General interest database integrates newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Includes full-text articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

Literature Criticism Online
Archive resources, including Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online, Literature Criticism Online, and Something About the Author Online.   

Literature Resource Center
Full-text biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 20,000 authors from every time period and literary discipline. Also includes overviews of major literary works, Web links, timelines, and MLA International Bibliography.

New Book of Popular Science 
Latest in-depth science, health, and technology research and news for middle school and beyond. Ideas for hands-on science projects and experiments are ideal for instructional use, enrichment activities, and even science fairs!

NewsNow
Over 600 newspapers from over 200 countries, in English and native languages. U.S. newspapers, including Chicago Tribune, Washington Post and many more.  

Popular Magazines 
More than 1,000 of the most searched magazines across our InfoTrac products. All the titles were selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons. This database is 100% full text and includes over 600 titles recommended by 's "Magazines for Libraries".

Rosetta Stone 
If you are looking to learn a brand new language, further your ESL learning as non-native English speakers, or brush up on a language for business or vacation travel, Rosetta Stone is the perfect solution. Rosetta Stone includes 30 languages with core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills and also includes focused activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and more. Rosetta Stone is accessible from anywhere and the mobile apps help learners to reinforce language learning on the go.

Master the GED Test, 28th edition
Available for unlimited, simultaneous access by users anywhere in Florida, courtesy of the Florida Electronic Library (FEL). It is a comprehensive GED study guide that helps students improve their scores with a blend of hands-on exercises, subject reviews and test taking strategies. Inside you'll find: Five full-length practice tests, including access to two online, all with detailed answer explanations - Helpful reviews of all subjects, with sample questions and answers to boost test preparation efforts - A word list to improve GED test vocabulary - Valuable details on the 2014 GED test structure, scoring and passing requirements.  

 

Teen Calendar
Teen Calendar


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Catalog Search



Teen Magazines
Teen Magazines


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