Teens

The Ferguson Library’s Youth Services Department is the library home for children from birth through the teen years and the parents, teachers, and professionals who care for them.

If you have a question about our services for teens, you can get in touch by:

  • Submitting a question from our Contact Us page
  • Calling the Youth Information desk at 203-351-8242
  • Calling the Youth Reference desk at 203-351-8243
  • Using the "Chat with Us" button on our website

Digital Books for Teens

BiblioBoard

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Discover local books and stories from self-published authors, top indie e-books and so much more. Never experience a hold, checkout or lending limit.

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Hoopla Digital

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Download and stream ebooks, audiobooks, music, movies, comic books, and TV shows. Hoopla Digital has put together a collection called Bonus Borrows that will not count against your monthly checkouts!

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Kanopy

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Stream classic cinema, indie films, and top documentaries! In addition to their entire catalog, Kanopy has curated a list of free films to watch that will not count towards your monthly limit.

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Resources for Teens

Tutor.com

Tutor.com

Tutor.com has live access to tutors, tutorials, study guides and more

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Access Science

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Access Science - Covering all major scientific disciplines and contnuously reviewed and updated, a collection of articles from McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology and McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology.

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Teens Health

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Teens Health is a resource for parents, kids, teens, and educators with facts on physical, emotional, and behavioral wellness.

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Teen Library Updates

Annual Stamford Literary Competition Now Open

The Stamford Literary Competition, which celebrates excellence in student writing, is now open to students who live or attend school in Stamford, and are in grades 3 to 12. Entries in original fiction, nonfiction and poetry are welcome. All entries must be submitted by February 10.

For entrance guidelines and rules, including required length and format, and the entry form, click here.

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Weekend Events to Celebrate MLK Jr.

In a lead-up to Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a number of area organizations will host special events to commemorate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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