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Teens

The Library offers opportunities for teens and tweens to create, connect, explore and learn! Get help with homework, stream free movies and music, explore diverse books, attend an event, make something in our TechZone, and so much more.

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LIT LOOT BOX

Grades 4-12 are invited to register for our themed box service! Each box contains two books and goodies.

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PODCASTS

Listen to unique audio content from our website anytime with our convenient Library podcasts and access our content at your leisure.

Two teens using our OverDrive service

OVERDRIVE

Browse the Akron-Summit County Public Library Teen digital collection available through OverDrive and find your new favorite book today!

READING RECOMMENDATIONS

  • New & Notable

    Check back often to see what new titles have been added to our shelves including books, movies, and music for preschool through adult.

  • Novelist

    Find read-alikes for those favorite books, and lists by genre and topic organized by age. You can also find Lexile and Accelerated Reader information for many titles. You will need a Library card to access this database.

Research Tools & Homework Help

  • Databases

    Databases are digital collections of newspaper and magazine articles, books, and journals that offer reputable information on a variety of topics. These resources can be used for homework assignments, writing papers, and exploring interests.

  • Tutor.com

    Free online tutoring is available for students of all ages. Connect virtually with a real person to get homework help, submit a paper for review and editing help, or access ACT and SAT study guides and practice tests.  Available 12 pm-12 am daily.

  • Science Project Index

    Visit this online index, created by the Library’s Business, Government & Science Division, of science projects, experiments, and demonstrations.

  • Homework Help Topics

    Your librarians have assembled lists of the best websites covering a variety of topics—explore your interests or find help with homework.

Digital Media for Teens

  • Overdrive

    Discover thousands of ebooks, digital magazines, and more for teens like you.

  • Hoopla

    Gain access to ebooks, digital audiobooks, and more through Hoopla.

  • KANOPY

    A streaming service that's just like Netflix, only free with your library card! Stream 30,000+ titles anytime, anywhere.

  • Comics

    Enjoy digital comics and graphic novels from top publishers like Marvel, DC Comics, Boom! Studios, and more.