2014 Summer Teen Volunteer Opportunities
For Students Entering Grade 7 in 2014 or older
Help for Months of June-August
The Pennington Public Library is looking for teen volunteers for this
summer. Check out our
summer teen volunteer brochure for more information. For
questions, please e-mail
Many of our families have tweens or teenagers in
their homes. The Pennington Public Library welcomes tweens and teens to
the Library and offers some exciting programs specific to their
interests and needs.
- Books of Interest
- Study Areas
- Middle School Book Groups to discuss required summer
reading - mentored by High School Honors students!
A 'teen only' site to help you navigate your way through
the Internet in a savvy way. The pitfalls and dangers of the
internet are discussed on the site and there are many opportunities to
share your real-life stories here as well. NetSmart helps you be
'Educated. Engaged. Empowered.' Click the icon below to enter the
Resources for Tweens and Teens
There are a variety of online resources geared for the Tween and Teen
population at the Library. Click on the icon or the website name
to enter the website below.
Use your library card number to access these helpful links.
View reading recommendations,
information about authors, book discussion guides and booktalks in
the world of fiction and non-fiction.
Student Research Center
Literary Reference Center
A comprehensive database that
provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of
authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.
It has been specifically designed for public libraries, secondary
schools, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research.
Funk and Wagnalls New World
A database that provides
over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
Middle Search Plus
Provides full-text for more than 140
popular middle-school magazines. All full-text articles
included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).
Full-text is also available for thousands of biographies and
historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains
over 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an
Image collection of 440,207 images.
Provides full-text for more than 70
popular magazines for elementary school research. All
full-text articles included in the database are assigned a reading
level indicator (Lexiles) and full-text information dates as far
back as 1990.
MAS Ultra - School Edition
Designed specifically for High
School libraries, this database contains full-text articles for more
than 500 popular High School magazines. MAS Ultra - School
Edition also provides more than 360 full-text reference books,
84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents and an Image
Collection of over 440,207 photos, maps, flags and color PDFs and
expanded full-text back-files (back to 1975) for key magazines.
Literary Reference Center
A comprehensive library reference database which provides users with
a broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the
present day. The Literary Reference Center is a
comprehensive database that combines information from over 1,000
books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference
works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources not
available anywhere else. The Literary Reference Center
contains detailed information on the most studied authors and their
works and is an essential resource for public, academic and High
Offers well-researched information
covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its
collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles
includes content on global warming, green building, pollution,
sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000
records, as well as Open Access full-text articles for more than