For Teens

Nintendo Switch

Borrow Electronics and Games

Browse our Library of Things for items available to borrow beyond books!

Need a Place to Study?

We have private study rooms, group study areas, and individual study carrels available to you.

Welcome to the Teen Room!

Teens are welcome anywhere in the library but on the second floor is a space reserved exclusively just for teens to hang out.

Unwind with a game

Take a break from studying and play one of our free card games- most games only need 2 player!

TEEN PROGRAMS

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Sat

12/3

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Sara Sherman NOW Lab Open Hours

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Sat

12/3

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Meet the Makerspace: DIY Gift Bags

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Mon

12/5

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

NOW Lab Open Hours

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Mon

12/5

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Sara Sherman NOW Lab Open Hours

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Tue

12/6

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sara Sherman NOW Lab Open Hours

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Tue

12/6

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Sara Sherman NOW Lab Open Hours

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Tue

12/6

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Boomerang Bags

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Wed

12/7

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Just Bead It: Festive Lights Earrings

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Wed

12/7

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Sara Sherman NOW Lab Open Hours

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Thu

12/8

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sara Sherman NOW Lab Open Hours

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GOOD FOR TEENS

The Digital Media Catalog (OverDrive) provides popular audiobooks and eBooks for users to download. There is also a collection of Public Domain eBooks that includes many popular classics.

Hoopla is a way to borrow free digital video, music and audiobooks with your library card. Gain access to thousands of titles – available for instant streaming or temporarily download – and watch on your smartphone, tablet or computer. There’s no waiting to borrow and Hoopla Digital’s automatic return eliminates all late fees. To get started, simply create an account with your library card number. Sudbury residents only.

NoveList is an electronic readers’ advisory resource that assists fiction readers in finding new authors and titles. Through its attractive and easy-to-use interface, NoveList allows readers to use a favorite author or title as a template to locate other authors and titles of interest. Readers can also enter words that describe the contents of a book they would like to read, and NoveList retrieves titles that contain these words in the book’s subject headings field. In addition, users can browse over 1,200 theme-oriented book lists, 150 award lists and 1,000 fiction related web-sites. NoveList contains materials for all ages including picture books, children’s “chapter” books, young adult titles and books for adult readers. The product’s database provides enhanced subject access to over 92,000 fiction titles. Updated quarterly, the NoveList database integrates information from a variety of sources.

OCLC catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.

Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video service that works directly with filmmakers and film distribution companies to offer thousands of award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases across diverse subjects and disciplines. Kanopy provides access to more than 30,000 films and documentaries from a variety of independent filmmakers and distributors, including the BBC, PBS and the Criterion Collection. Sudbury Residents Only.

Mango is designed to equip you with conversational abilities from the very start. Whether you’re learning how to order a pizza or ask when the game starts, Mango immerses you in real, everyday conversations in a wide variety of foreign languages. It also features ESL instruction in English, tailored for speakers of more than a dozen languages. Sudbury Residents Only.

Creativebug offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screenprint, and more. Sudbury Residents Only.

LinkedIn Learning is an online educational site that includes over 6000 courses (and over 180,000 videos) in popular fields like web design, web development, IT, education/instruction, media production, and business. Experts create and deliver all courses as well as provide supplemental materials like exercise files and relevant work samples. Users will be able to create accounts in order to track course progress, create playlists of potential coursework, and keep course notes. Sudbury Residents Only.

Resumes Made Easy. With Cypress Resume, you can effortlessly create professional resumes in minutes. Resumes need to grab the attention of an employer almost immediately in order to have the best chance of making it through the weeding process. Cypress Resume’s gigantic library of tens of thousands of professional statements are designed to do exactly that. The database covers virtually all professions, grouping job types by core tasks. Users simply type basic information about themselves and leave the difficult task of writing concise, descriptive statements detailing abilities to us. Sudbury Residents Only.

This database is designed for high school students, with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Elementary, Middle and High School levels, plus read-aloud at all levels and translation for over 50 languages. Britannica Online School Edition gives teachers and students instant access to four complete encyclopedias and other resources that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language. This unique reference and learning suite also offers high-quality online learning materials that have been developed by teachers and curriculum experts. Designed for all levels of learning from elementary school through high school, Britannica Online School Edition offers students an easy-to-use gateway to the vast resources of Encyclopædia Britannica.

General OneFile is a one-stop source for news and periodical articles, including most of the content across all Thomson/Gale databases. OneFile contains over 5,000 full-text periodical titles, and more than 9,200 titles in all, on a wide range of topics.

Research in Context covers the most-studied topics in literature, science, social studies, and U.S. and world history, as well as the social issues most relevant to this age group. It features: Engaging reference, periodical, and multimedia content; Information from trusted sources like Gale, National Geographic, Scholastic and more; Alignment to national and state curriculum standards; New content is written especially for middle schoolers including nearly 300 topic pages and overviews

Finding the right career can be a daunting and high stakes task: finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection, providing current and applicable content for all vocational milestones. Offering content from nearly 400 journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

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GOOD TO READ

YOU’RE IN GOOD COMPANY

Teen Librarian
Lily Nicolazzo
978-440-5523 [email protected]