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

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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Overdrive

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Check out ebooks and digital audiobooks on Overdrive. Think you have fines that you owe? Don't worry! All blocks for using Overdrive have been lifted for now!

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Resources for Teens

Tutor.com

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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

Navigating Financial Aid for College

The Financial Planning Association of Connecticut (FPA of CT) and the Connecticut Financial Literacy Advisory Council (CFLAC) will host the presentation "College Financial Aid: Understanding the FAFSA" December 2 at 6 p.m. To join the free virtual discussion, register here.

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Invest In Your Daughter's Future

For the first time, the Ferguson Library is partnering with Girls With Impact, the nation’s only online business and leadership academy for young women, to offer up to 250 full scholarships to their 10-week mini MBA program. Teen girls ages 14 to 18 are eligible.

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