New Teen Books
Summer Reading Teen Books
Virtual Teen Summer Programs
Please register for all programs in advance. Once registered, the link will be emailed to you the day of the program. Please note that some of our programs are pre-recorded YouTube links and others are via Zoom. Please check the program description for more details.
July 23rd, 2-3:30 PM
Join Sharper Training Solutions as you learn how to use your computer or laptop to create and edit web-based computer animation, animated GIFs, stick figures, and much more!
Join American Pop Artist Michael Albert as he shows you how to create your own "cerealism" collage. "Cerealism" is an art form that Michael has trademarked to describe a body of work composed of collages made from cereal boxes.
Materials to Have on Hand:
(Amazon box 8x10 piece works great)
If you don't have these items on hand, no problem! Join us to watch how artist Michael Albert turns a cereal box cover into a work of art that you can create later.
Programs You May Have Missed But Can Still Access
Gift of Time Memory Jars
|Spring M & M Cookies||Recipe|
DIY Bird Feeder
|Chocolate Snickerdoodle Banana Bread||Recipe|
|Acts of Kindness For People & Pets||
|Adoption Boards for Shelter Pets||
|Mixed Media Collage for Shelter Pets||
|Simple & Natural Scrubs||Ingredients for Simple Scrub|
Teen Reading Suggestions
Teen Video Tutorials
- Exam Preparation SAT
- SAT/AP Advanced Placement Exam
- ACT Achievement Test
- Educational Testing Service
- Sallie Mae Scholarship Database
Sallie Mae’s free scholarship search provides access to an award database containing over 2.9 million scholarships worth more than $16 billion.
A primer for college financial aid including types of aid, information on scholarships and how applications are evaluated, tips on applying for scholarships and links to sources of scholarships and college websites.
- FastWeb Scholarship
- National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
- Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Describes student financial aid programs offered by the U.S. Department of Education, outlines the requirements and provides a free application.
- Financial Aid Tips
An introduction to college scholarships and financial aid from financial aid counselors
- Completing the FAFSA — Webinar
Video Tutorial on completing the FAFSA
Financial Aid Toolkit
Provides guidance counselors and mentors with information and resources about federal student aid. Contains fact sheets and other resources to distribute to students about the process of applying for and repaying financial aid
- U.S. Department Of Education
U.S. Government resources on planning and funding college
Common Core Resources
- Common Core State Standards Initiative
The official website of the Common Core Initiative
- Engage NY
Click on “Common Core Curriculum & Assessments” for more information
- Great Common Core Non-Fiction
Recommendations for Young Adults Grades 6 and up
- Illustrative Math
Illustrations of the standards from the Institute for Mathematics & Education (funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)
- National Education Association
“Six Ways the Common Core is Good for Students”
- PTA (Parent Teachers Association)
Parents’ Guide to Students Success available to reproduce
- Scholastic – Common Core Booklist
Provides a list of suggested reading based on Common Core standards for grades K-12