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TEENS

TEEN EVENTS
Sat, Jan 16, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Death Cafes are an opportunity to demystify the death experience. We offer an open, safe environment for discussing thoughts, feelings about all manner death and dying. Register

Tue, Jan 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Learn about the four most popular resume styles. Understand which style is best suited for the job you want. Then learn how to take advantage of library resources to create those resumes.Register

Tue, Jan 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Join us on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month from 7:00pm-8:15pm.Register

Thu, Jan 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Join us online for Barrett's knitting and crochet social group! Register

Thu, Jan 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join us virtually as we compete with trivia, play mad libs, tell jokes and listen to stories.Register

Thu, Jan 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Dr. Robert Ehrlich, professor of physics at George Mason University, will examine the options for renewable energy.

Sat, Jan 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
Join an online cooking class straight to your own kitchen!Register

Tue, Jan 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
The “We Are Board(Game) Club” is back! Gather your friends to play virtual pictionary. Have some dice nearby -- what you draw will depend on your roll. Register

Tue, Jan 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Get help planning for a money-wise year with a certified financial counselor. Register


 

NEW EBOOKS

 

Super Fake Love Song

Four Days of You and Me

Checkout Limit: 10  
Checkout Period: 7-21 days

Teen Overdrive Apple Android Tutorials Help

 

DIGITAL MAGAZINES

 

Popular Science

National Geographic

Checkout Limit: none   
Checkout Period: 1-21 days

Website Apple Android Tutorials Help

 

MUSIC

 

 2021 Grammy Award Nominees

Beginner's Guide to BTS

Download Limit: 5 per week 
Streaming Limit: 3 hours per day

Freegal Website Apple Android Tutorials Help

 

HOMEWORK HELP

A TO Z FOOD AMERICA 
Provides 7,000 recipes, 650 ingredient articles, vintage food labels and ads, historical 'what did they eat' articles, how to make food videos, and more.

A TO Z MAPS ONLINE 
A collection of 60,000 royalty-free maps that can be downloaded and printed. Map types include world, country, state, political, physical, outline, environmental, scientific, and antique maps.

A TO Z WORLD FOOD 
A comprehensive food database that contains traditional recipes for 174 countries of the world.

A TO Z WORLD TRAVEL 
A comprehensive travel resource with information about food, culture, language, and more.

BIOGRAPHY IN CONTEXT 
Biographical essays on the world's most influential people.

BRITANNICA ONLINE LIBRARY EDITION 
An online resource with easy to use and easy to find trusted information.

EBSCO MASTERFILE COMPLETE
Full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents.

GALE ONEFILE: NEWS 
Access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS RESOURCE CENTER 
Access to carefully compiled medical reference materials.

HIGH SCHOOL EDITION 
Information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

NOVELIST
Reading recommendations for fiction and non-fiction.

PROQUEST RESEARCH COMPANION
Helps to teach more effective ways to find, evaluate, and use information.

TUTOR.COM
Get help with homework, class projects, papers—even test prep! Tutoring is available in all core subjects – math, science, English, social studies and writing, including AP-level assistance.

 

MORE RESEARCH DATABASES>>

 

NEXT STEPS

DMV PRACTICE TESTS ONLINE
Practice DMV tests for the State of Virginia.

PETERSON'S CAREER PREP  Learn about careers, create resumes and cover letters, search for jobs, explore schools and training programs, and get advice to help find a job or advance your career.

PETERSON'S TEST PREP  Search thousands of colleges, identify scholarships, take on-line practice tests and more.

PSAT & SAT material at the library.

Careers & Jobs Guide

Financial Literacy Guide

Digital Literacy Guide

Social Media Test Drive
Provides a simulated experience of realistic digital dilemmas and social media scenarios, along with key concepts and strategies for navigating them.

 

Last updated: December 2020