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Teen Library Resources

Enjoy 24/7 access to the Teen Library with these FREE online resources with your library card!

Teens might also benefit from many other databases on our list, covering history, genealogy, science, world languages, engine repair, literature, career guidance, and more from PCL’s Teen Library.

For the latest news and information, check out our News blog for new booklists, guides, featured events, and more!

Back to School Teen Library Resources

Get MORE out of Your Library! Free Streaming Services with Your Library Card!

You can watch movies and TV shows, listen to music, borrow eBooks, and listen to audiobooks on your devices—all free from your PCL!

Libby

Available for all library card holders.

Libby, the improved reading app brought to you by the same people as OverDrive. Borrow and/or download ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more from your local library for free! 

View our quick start guide to using ebooks here.

Go to Libby.

hoopla

Only Available to PCL Home Library Patrons (Parkland School District & Northwestern residents only).

Borrow digital movies, new music, ebooks, graphic novels, and more! Borrow items from top companies like DC, Disney, Marvel, Max, Paramount, and Warner Brothers, to name a few! With the app, you can stream to all your devices for free five borrows per month. Look for bonus borrows at the end of each month.

Go to hoopla.

Supported devices list.

Kanopy

Only Available to PCL Home Library Patrons (Parkland School District & Northwestern residents only).

Find movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films, and educational videos that inspire, enrich, and entertain. Enjoy an ad-free experience on your TV, mobile phone, tablet, and online with your library card. Unlimited borrows!

Go to Kanopy.

Power Library for Teens

POWER Teens provides online resources, including full-text research e-Resources, collections of photographs and documents, the statewide catalog of materials held in libraries throughout Pennsylvania, and Chat with a Librarian.

With these resources, you will have reliable information for all your subjects, reports, term papers, and projects. Review news articles, including National Geographic and Time magazines and history and science databases. Students and researchers can even watch short films with TrueFlix.

Career Planning

Teens looking for a job should check out Power Library’s Job Resources. Review career and planning guides, learn how to create a resume, and find ways to build your marketable job skills.


Additional Teen Resources 

Mental Health for Teens:

Visit our News Blog for resources, tips, and book recommendations.