Upcoming Teen Programs at the Indy PL.
- eVideo – Streaming videos from the library.
- Freegal – Download free music from the library.
- eBooks and audiobooks from the library. Includes non-fiction and graphic novels.
- NoveList – Find your next book to read by searching subject, author, or “read alikes.” NoveList YouTube Channel (LINK)
- Online Book Club
- Wowbrary – Sign up to receive email alerts about what the library has on order for the newest books, movies and music. Click here to see the newest graphic novels added to the collection. (View the current newsletter)
- Zinio – free digital magazines from the library.
- IndyPL Info Guides – Contains a variety of resources to help you find the information you are looking for.
- iLibrary – Indy PL databases.
- Academic Search Premier – multi-disciplinary database.
- Ask Rose – Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology free homework hotline assists with math and science homework questions for Indiana students.
- BibMe – free citation-maker for your works cited page. Free to use without an account.
- Biography in Context – Full-text articles on notable people.
- Culture Grams – Provides detailed cultural information on over 200 countries, all 50 states and Canadian provinces and territories.
- Opposing Viewpoints in Context – Useful for debates or pro/con papers.
- Purdue OWL – Free writing resources and instructional materials. Includes general writing, research and citation, subject-specific writing, job search writing, and ESL.
- Spark Notes – Free literature study guides.
- GCF Learn Free: A good site to learn the basics of all sorts of things. This site offers free self-paced courses on all the MS Office programs, resume-building help, math, reading, and a bunch of other tech and everyday living topics.
- Indiana Online Academy – High School Classes Online.
- Khan Academy: This is an EXCELLENT free site that has SAT and other test preps, computer programming, science, math, and more.
- Learn More Indiana – Plan, prepare, pay for college completion and career success.
- TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion) – Formerly known as the GED (General Education Diploma). Indiana residents can click here to find a test center near you.
Employment & Volunteering
- Career Ready – Get real-world experience to prepare for your future career.
- My Job Scout – Free online learning platform that will teach you the basic Internet skills you need to find a job.
- WorkOne Central Youth – “Access to internet links for job searches, workshops, and classes to help you build the skills necessary to set you apart from other job seekers, resources to help you plan a career path doing something you enjoy, and a Youth Career Coach who can guide you on the roadmap to success.”
College Planning and Prep
- Ca$h for College – Learn how to pay for education beyond high school.
- College Go! Week – Plan your path to college and career success.
- Fastweb – Matches scholarships to each individual profile and on colleges one has applied to. Alerts individuals when new scholarships are available. Scholarships can range from a few $100 to full tuition. (Recommended by Indy PL teen Corajean Medina, Southport Library Teen Advisory Board member)
- Next Step U – All-in-one resource to planning your life after high school. “Personalized resource for students, parents and counselors to find information about pursuing a career, joining the military, applying to and attending a two-year or four-year college or university and developing essentials life skills.”
- Scholarship Experts – Gives great advice for how to answer scholarship interview questions. (Recommended by Indy PL teen Corajean Medina, Southport Library Teen Advisory Board member)