Programs for Teens

Our programs are a great way to connect with other teens, share ideas, and discover new skills. Teen programs range from volunteer opportunities to college prep workshops to gaming, and much more.

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Volunteering

Make a difference in your community while having fun crafting, painting, and more. Plus, earn community service hours.

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Booklists

Check out our booklists created by expert librarians and covering a wide variety of genres. You’re sure to find your next read here.

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eBooks & Downloads

View a special selection of eBooks and eAudiobooks just for teens.

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Student Resources

Articles & Research

Search our databases and electronic resources for help with research papers and other projects. Database subjects range from history to literature, science, test prep, and more.

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Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center

Prepare for your post-graduation plans with tools to help you explore careers, plan your education, prepare for your career, and find a career.

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Brainfuse HelpNow (Online Tutoring)

HelpNow provides free one-on-one online tutoring for K-12 students and beyond. Live tutoring is available in English and Spanish from 2 p.m. – 11 p.m. to provide homework help.

Also available:
  • Writing Lab provides feedback on written assignments within 24 hours.
  • SkillSurfer provides live skill building and library of lessons, videos, test and more.
  • Language Lab provides live help for language learners.
  • FAFSA Live Help provides assistance filling out your application.
  • LEAP Learning Platform is a diagnostic test center with customized study plans and lessons.
  • FlashBulb TM allows you to create and share study flashcards, practice tests, and games.

Click here for tutorial on how to use the different features.

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LearningExpress Library

Provides interactive tutorials, practice tests, e-books, flashcards, and many other tools for academic skill-building, standardized test preparation, and career development.

Including:

  • School Center – Skill-building resources for classroom and homework success.
  • College Admissions Test Preparation – Prepare for important exams like the ACT®, SAT®, AP® Tests, and more.
  • College Students – Achieve your undergrad goals and prepare for future success.
  • Job & Career Accelerator – Powerful tools and guidance to achieve your career goals.

Click here for tutorial on how to use the different features.

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QuaranTEEN Zine

The QuaranTEEN Zine is a place for teens to share their artistic abilities through artwork and writing this school year.
Issues will be published monthly.

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Garden State Teen Book Awards

Voting for the 27th Annual Garden State Teen Book Awards is now open! Teens all across NJ are invited to vote for their favorite book titles in any one or all three voting categories. Deadline for voting is December 31, 2021.

Click to Vote for Fiction, Grades 6-8
Click to Vote for Fiction, Grades 9-12
Click to Vote for Nonfiction, Grades 6-12