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Teens Databases


PressReader provides full text, full color access to over 4000 newspapers and magazines from 100 countries in 60 languages. The issues are current and archived for one to two weeks. Included are the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, and USA Today. Managed by ProQuest.

African-American History Online

Funded by the Brian D. Slavenas Center for Cross-Cultural Understanding
The two Facts on File databases, African-American History Online and American Indian History Online, each focus on the history and culture of their respective population group. Information includes articles, videos and photographs, primary source material, biographies and maps. Both databases include curriculum tools for students and teachers. The databases can be searched separately or together as one resource.

Brainfuse HelpNow

Brainfuse HelpNow is a database designed for test preparation and learners of all ages.

It includes:

  • Live online homework help and writing assistance from Brainfuse tutors
  • A study suite of assessment and learning tools such a skills tutoring, practice tests, and flashcards
  • Features to help users for online study groups, share knowledge, and collaborate with others
  • A Unique center for adult learners featuring live online tutoring, writing assistance, and test preparation

YALSA Teen Book Finder Database

Free online database and app to help teens, parents, librarians and library staff, educators, and anyone who loves YA literature access nearly 4,000 titles recognized YALSA’s awards and lists on their smartphone.


A network of fan clubs for fans of television, movies, music and more to discuss and share photos, videos, news and opinions with fellow fans.

Learning Express Library

Learning Express Library offers learning centers with educational training for all levels of school, college, career, and life skill improvements. Users may search for guidance, resources, practice tests, and video tutorials in English or Spanish.


A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy.

Teen Vogue

The latest on fashion, beauty, celebrity style, entertainment, teen issues, videos and more.

Teen Ink

A national teen magazine, book series, and website devoted entirely to teenage writing, art, photos and forums.

Teen Health: MedlinePlus

Teenagers go through many changes, primarily when it comes to body image. Read on how incorporating healthy habits can help them feel their best.


Browse What’s Hot. Be inspired by a huge range of artwork from artists around the world.

Comics Worth Reading

Independent opinions, news, and reviews of graphic novels, manga and comic books.