Welcome to the Teen Room!
The Teen Room holds special events just for teens all year long! Check out the calendar for new and upcoming events. Past programs have included movie days, owl pellet dissection class, DIY emoji pillows, Murder mystery & Zombie nights, college seminars, themed crafts and more.
Scroll down to find helpful and useful websites, book of the month, college admission/financial aid, college prep checklist websites and events.
COVID-19: How to keep busy and what to do. Also, some links with information about the virus to help with your questions. Head to the Children’s page for links and ideas on activities, e-books, health and more.
Up Next for Teens
Monday, March 16 – Tuesday, March 31 | 12:00 am
The library will be closed until further notice, but there are many online services you may use with your computer or mobile device and library card. By visiting the Westchester Library System website, you have access to these resources geared to the Teen audience: Overdrive: thousands of ebooks and audiobooks…
Listen, Read & Watch
Some vendors require you to go through a one-time registration process. It always involves your library card number. It sometimes involves your library PIN and/or your email address.
If you need help, ask a librarian! And remember that we offer personal eReader instruction by appointment with the Reference Desk.
Get College Ready!
Check out these great links on information for college: how to find one, how to pay for college and more!
bigfuture.collegeboard.org: A great website of handouts, presentations and tons of information about planning for college
College Prep Checklist: a checklist and pamphlet created by the Federal Student Aid office of the U.S. Department of Education.
Get Schooled! : A GREAT website with current events, college info, resume help, GAMES and so much more!
BigFuture by The College Board : Information on finding colleges, paying for college and exploring careers.
Federal Student Aid : Visit this website for everything financial aid. How to get it, where to get it, who can apply for it, work study jobs and even help filling out a FAFSA(the Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
KnowHow2GO: A website made with teens in mind! Campus tours, college quizes, making a plan and even information on how to talk to an adult.
College Prep Checklists: Checklists for 9th-12th grade on what you need to do in each grade to prepare.
FAFSA Webinar: Learn the how-to’s, get questions answered and get resources.
SmartScholar – a website that helps you find the perfect scholarship for you. Check it out and get some money for college!