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Teen Online Resources

Deerfield Public Library Online Resources

Use our Teen online resources from inside the library or at home with your Deerfield Library Card.


Unlimited access to thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

Gale Biography Resource Center

Find biographies, images, articles, and suggested websites. Search for a specific person or browse by category, such as actors or notable women.

Mango Languages

Use the Mango interactive language learning software to learn one or more of over 50 languages including Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Mandarin Chinese. ESL courses are available in 17 native languages.

NoveList K-8 Plus

Fiction and nonfiction book recommendations, read-alikes, award lists, book talks, and author biographies.

Scholastic Go

Formerly Grolier Encyclopedia, the Scholastic Go search engine provides access to The New Book of Knowledge, Encyclopedia Americana, America the Beautiful, and The New Book of Popular Science.  It’s a one-stop-shop for information on nearly any subject, for any reading level!

Remote Access

Scholastic Teachables

Printable activities for any subject: math, science, reading comprehension, STEM, writing, and beyond. Download printable worksheets, lesson plans, reading passages, games and puzzles, clip art, bulletin board ideas, and skills sheets for kids in any grade.

Remote Access

TumbleBook Library

The TumbleBook Library is a collection of animated, talking picture books, which kids can read or follow along as they are read aloud!


Other Online Resources for Teens

These are websites that are not affiliated with Deerfield Public Library, but might be helpful or interesting: has thousands of biographies available, as well as videos, games, and interviews.

Facts Subject Index
This helpful site, from, provides links to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and quotations.

Library of Congress Digital Collections
Browse digital collections about a wide range of topics from the Library of Congress for free.

Purdue OWL
Citation guides for MLA, APA, Chicago, and more.
Create and share your own flashcards.

Year by Year
Use this website to look up events, sports, entertainment, and other facts associated with a year in the 20th or 21st century.

ACT Prep
This prep site includes free sample tests, prep guides, and test tips.

SAT Prep
Created by CollegeBoard, this site will get you started in preparing for the SATs.

FAFSA Website
Use this site to learn more about Federal Financial Aid and how to apply online.

College Board
This site provides not only help choosing a college that is right for you but also provides information and tips for preparing, applying, and paying for college.

Chegg Scholarships
Use this free scholarship search engine to find the perfect match for you. The site also assists in searching for extensive info about individual colleges, linking you to admissions officers, and finding reviews for colleges.

UFit College Consulting
A Deerfield-based organization designed to help you find the right college for you.
Teens can search for jobs online through Indeed’s job database.

The online site for the nextSTEP, the magazine for teens who are college and/or career planning. You can also find the magazine in the Library’s Teen Magazine Collection.

Corporation for National and Community Service
The home of AmeriCorps, CNCS is a service-based organization that supports education, social development, and more.

Princeton Review Career Quiz
A quiz to help you find direction.
Do you have an idea to do something good.  Use this website to make your idea a reality.

National Environmental Education Week
Do you care about the environment? Looking for more ways to go green? This is the place for you.

Craftzine Blog
Craft Magazine’s official blog gives you craft ideas, tips, and tricks.  It is updated daily with crafts that can inspire anyone.

A community-driven 3d printing resource.
A safe online community for kids to discover new passions, level up their skills, and meet fearless geeks.

How-tos for making almost anything.

Game reviews and news.

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