Teens

Get Your Own Library Card!

Getting a library card is free! If you’re over 14 years of age, you can get your own library card and take out loans whenever you want! Ask a librarian for assistance and we’ll hook you up.

Homework Helpers

Canadian Points of View is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides information on 100 key topics of interest to Canadian researchers, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.
SparkNotes is a resource that can help you understand books, write papers, and study for tests. Sparknotes also specializes in translating Shakespeare’s plays to Modern English.
CurioCity features insightful articles that relate to your own interests and activities — current events, health issues, technology, trends, fashion, celebrities, music, movies, TV, school and sports.
Bibliomania– Free online literature and study guides.
Canadian Information By Subject is an information service developed by the Library and Archives Canada that provides links to information about Canada from Internet resources around the world.

Statistics Canada produces statistics that help Canadians better understand their country—its population, resources, economy, society and culture.

Jobs and Careers

Eluta is a search engine that specializes in finding new job announcements at employers across Canada.
CanadaJobs.com – Job postings and free articles on helpful topics such as interview preparation, resume writing, and job search tips.
Employment Planning & Counselling-Peterborough is a not-for-profit, charitable organization that aims to provide superior career development and employment related programs and services.

College and University

ScholarshipsCanada.com is Canada’s most comprehensive and advanced scholarship database with more than 60,000 scholarships, awards, bursaries and grants. Also available is information on loans and tips on budget planning and applying for scholarships.
College and University Guide contains all North American College / University campus websites, where you can find information on admissions, courses, degree programs, student loans, scholarships, grants, online education, student community life and much more.

Book Talk

No Flying No Tights Graphic Novel reviews for teens
Teenreads supplies info about favorite authors, books, series and characters. It is part of the Book Report Network, a group of websites founded in 1996 that share thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, literary games and contests.

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