Teens

Teen Advisory Group

Join T.A.G. and you’re it! Our Teen Advisory Group plans the teen events at the library.  We meet the last Monday of the month at 6:30pm.  Let us know you are coming by registering using our event calendar.

Teen Book Club

Read a book – ANY book.  Yes, even that book. Bring it along to book club and we’ll talk about books and eat.  We meet the last Monday of the month at 7pm.  Let us know you are coming by registering using our event calendar.

Volunteer at the Library

Garden Spot High School students need 30 hours of community service to fulfill their graduations requirements.  If you love working with books, apply to volunteer at the library.

Download the teen volunteer application.

Online Resources

CyberSmarts

This interactive e-book collection includes 5 eBooks for grades 3 – 6 and one newly available eBook for teens titled Teen CyberSmarts. CyberSmarts offers users a safe, simulated Internet experience with hands-on instruction on how to deal with important online safety issues.

Driving-Tests.org

Take practice tests that are good for the permit test, drivers license test, and the senior citizens refresher test.

Middle Search Main Edition

This resource provides full text for popular, middle school appropriate magazines, covering a wide range of topics. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).

Middle School Student Research

Use this fun, easy-to-use resource that’s powered by EBSCO Explora to discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.

High School Student Research

Use this e-resource to discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature language arts, geography history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.

Learning Express

Leading source for test preparation materials and interactive practice exams from K-12, to college level and professional occupations. Proceed at your own pace and receive instant scoring upon completion of the exam. Practice taking GEDs, SATs, GREs, Civil Service, EMS, Firefighter, Law Enforcement, Nursing, Real Estate, U.S. Citizenship exams, and more.

Tutor.com

K-12 Student Center, College Center and the SkillsCenter™ Resource Library: 24/7
K-12 Student Center is designed for students of all ages and levels to get one-to-one tutoring and homework help. Students work one-on-one with certified tutors on homework, projects, studying, essay writing and test prep in 20 subjects (Math, Science, English, Social Studies, ProofPoint, via an Online Classroom.

College Center offers Math, Science, English, Social Studies, Resume Help, GED Prep, ProofPoint.

SkillsCenter Resource Library: 24/7 offers Homework, Test Prep and Career help.

Free K-12 Student Center & College Center Help is available Sunday through Saturday, from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Available in Spanish too.

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