Teen Department


The SDL Teen Department provides materials and programs in a safe and welcoming space for patrons in Middle School and High School.

Summer Reading Begins June 10

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Upcoming Events

New Teen Books!

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Additional Resources / Databases

SDL eLibrary

OverDrive Download Destination: eBooks, audiobooks, & videos.

Hoopla: eBooks, audiobooks, videos, & music.

Kanopy: Movies. Lots & lots of movies!

Featured Websites

Code.org: Learn computer science, change the world.

College Board: Resources for college success.

Reading Rants: “Out of the ordinary” booklists for teens.

Teen Health & Wellness: Real life, real answers.


Teens Write

Teen Ink: Magazines, website and books written by teens.

Underlined: Connect with authors, discover new books, write your own stories, & win prizes.

Novel Ideas: Interactive gallery of student voices.

Wattpad: Read, write, & share stories.

Creative Bug

Thousands of award-winning art and craft video classes are taught by recognized design experts and artists.

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Michigan Driving Tests

Practice tests and state handbooks for car, motorcycle, and CDL licenses.

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LearningExpress Library

Academic and licensing/certification practice tests, elementary level testing for math and reading, and skills building tools. Michigan Driving Tests: Practice tests and state handbooks for car, motorcycle, and CDL licenses. 

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GCFLearnfree Online Tutorials: Online learning tutorials about everyday life, basic math, computer training, and more.

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Language-learning resources to help patrons learn 60+ languages online. Mango’s language-learning methodology gives you the confidence to go a little further down that road less traveled.

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