Matt, our Young Adult Librarian
*Encino-Tarzana Teens on Facebook* - Timeline, Information, Photos, Discussions and Events
*Encino-Tarzana Teens Blog!* - Blog about, for and by the teens of the Encino-Tarzana Branch Library! The website features teen events, teen book reviews, and also photos from some of our past events for teens! The teen summer reading program is going to be completely online so those details will be posted as soon as they are released!
LAPL Teen Web - Links to great sites for:
LAPL databases - (scroll down, they are in alpha order; most require a library card # for login)
SweetSearch - A search engine designed for students. The search engine claims that every site that turns up in search results is evaluated by research experts. SweetSearch also offers some helpful subsites for finding specific information, such as SweetSearch Biographies and SweetSearch social studies.
USA.gov - Need to find specific information on a policy, bill, or government agency? This is your go-to tool. You get access to national, state, and local governments as well as access to the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian, and more.
Booklist Online - Excellent resources for free audiobooks for students with disabilities.
Calisphere - Features digital versions of primary source material culled from the University of California libraries and archives. Collection can be browsed alphabetically by topic or by culture.
My First Paycheck - Employment help and job listings for teens, which can be sorted by state.
College.gov - Put together by the Dept of Education, to encourage teens to attend college and help them plan how they are going to do it!
ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults - The American Library Association's list comprises a wide range of genres and styles, including contemporary realistic fiction, nonfiction that brings an awareness of the world we live in and its history, and fantastical stories told in both narrative and graphic formats.
LAUSD - Los Angeles Unified School District - calendars, information for students and others.
Oprah's Reading List for teens - Suggestions provided by The Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association.
Richie's Picks - Great books for children and Young Adults.
Guys Read - Books for Guys.
For material to supplement your texts, try publisher's websites such as: Pearson Prentice Hall. Click on a subject, then choose California and the subject to see if your text is there. You might try a self-quiz on Demand for your Economics class.
(Email the webmaster: email@example.com with sites from publishers of your other texts to include here.)
Suggestions for this page? Email the webmaster: firstname.lastname@example.org