The library will be closed Sunday, May 28th and Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day.

Helpful Links

There’s more to your life than homework and reading. Use these web links to help answer questions about health, college, relationships, and anything else that’s going on in your world.
High School Placement Test

Free HSPT Practice Tests-Free practice tests for the High School Placement Test

Jobs

Help Around Town This local organization’s website can help you to find jobs in your neighborhood and around town and to advertise your services, in areas such as pet care, child care, tutoring, yardwork, etc.

Learning Languages

Italki This is a website that connects you with tutors from all around the globe. You purchase credits on the website and use those credits to buy tutoring sessions. Tutoring sessions take place on Skype, and the rates are incredibly reasonable, and scheduling is done through an online calendar. You will have a choice of professional teachers or community tutors. You can also do language exchange. If you really want to learn to speak a language, Italki is the way to go. You’ll have fun, get to know people from other countries and learn to speak in record time. Highly recommended!

College Info

CampusTours – Virtual College Tours http://campustours.com/ — Use this site to get admissions information and take online tours of colleges without even leaving the house.

Online College Database – An online database of US colleges, universities & community colleges clickable by state with info on tuition, starting salaries after graduation, and links to college websites.

Practice Driver’s Tests

Studying for your drivers permit or licence exam? Take practice tests, free, no registration required!

Gap Year for Teens

More and more, U.S. teens are  taking a gap year between high school and college.  Experiences that you have during a so called “gap year”–whether traveling or working, can give you valuable experiences and help you to be more focused in college. Learn more about what a gap year can do for you through Gap Year Solutions, a local business, here.

 

GLBT support

http://www.bagly.org/

YouthResource — http://www.amplifyyourvoice.org/youthresource — A website by and for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning young people. Explores health issues, political news, and other areas of concern. Also offers contact with peer counselors to answer all your questions.