Alhambra Civic Center Library

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COVID-19 Resource Page for Teens

Explore the links below for timely resources and information suited for teens during the pandemic. You can also explore the drop-down menu under the ‘Teens’ header for our other resource pages.

COLLEGE:

Admissions

Online Learning

Prep

  • LearningExpress Library: Take free practice tests for AP exams, SAT, ACT, ASVAB, TOEFL, etc., as well as help writing your admissions essays.
  • Explora: Browse topics of interest or search for a topic of your choice to help you with reports and research.

Testing

 

FINANCIAL AID, LOANS, SCHOLARSHIPS:

 

ADULTING:

  • All About Adulting: View 20 minute sessions that discuss various ways to be an adult, covering food, finances, job hunting, etc. created by librarians at the Contra Costa County Library.

 

JOB SEARCHING & CAREER PLANNING:

  • Hats and Ladders: Discover your career interests, build confidence and experience, and prepare for any career path using this free resource.

 

GENERAL FINANCING:

  • Time for Payback: Play an online game that prepares students for the financial responsibilities of college and beyond.

 

LEISURE:

  • TeenBookCloud: Access a collection of videos and books in a variety of different categories including e-books, read-alongs, graphic novels, videos, and audiobooks available online around the clock with no downloads and no waiting.
  • Google Arts & Culture Collections: Take virtual tours and view online exhibits of over 500 museums and galleries, including some of the most famous museums around the world.
  • PBS Above the Noise: View short episodes in this series which takes on current events or controversial topics, giving you facts and figures to cut through the hype and rise above the noise.

 

The Alhambra Civic Center Library is not responsible for the content of these sites.