Helpful Sites

General Homework Help

HippoCampus.org
HippoCampus.org offers free educational resources for middle school, high school, and college students.

Health and Safety

TeensHealth
Information and advice about health, relationships, and growing up. For teens and caregivers. In English and en español.

Erika's Lighthouse
Erika's Lighthouse is a grassroots, educational organization dedicated to raising awareness of adolescent depression and mental health for young people.

ReachOut.com
ReachOut USA designs and delivers innovative online services for youth to turn to when times are tough.

Info for Teens: Planned Parenthood
Award-winning website with information on sexual health for teens and caregivers

Go Ask Alice!
A health question and answer Internet service produced by Alice!, Columbia University's Health Promotion Program.

Scarleteen
Sexuality and health education and support for teens.

NSTeens: Making Safer Choices Online
Learn more about online dangers, including sexual solicitation and cyberbullying.

Jobs, Internships & Volunteering

AmeriCorps
A national service program open to U.S. citizens, nationals, or lawful permanent resident aliens age 17 and older. Members serve full or part time over a 10- to 12-month period. AmeriCorps members earn an education award that can be used to pay for college or to pay back qualified student loans.

Cool Works
Find seasonal jobs all over the world.

GrooveJob.com
Find part time, hourly, and seasonal jobs in the U.S. and Canada.

VolunteerMatch
Local and national volunteer listings.

Statistics and Research

Educational Resources Information Center
ERIC provides free access to journal articles and other education-related materials. ERIC is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES).

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
The U.S. Department of Education's institute for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

American History

American Memory
Audio and sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. From the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions.

Our Documents
100 milestone documents, compiled by the National Archives and Records Administration. The documents chronicle United States history from 1776 to 1965.

People and Places

Biographies
Gale Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online

Background Notes
Country and regional reports from the U.S. Department of State.

CIA- The World Factbook
Country information from the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

Art
Memorial Art Gallery
The Memorial Art Gallery (located in Rochester, NY) connects people with art in a welcoming and stimulating environment through its permanent collection, temporary exhibitions and public programs.

National Gallery of Art
NGA Images is a repository of digital images of the collections of the National Gallery of Art. On this website you can search, browse, share, and download images. NGA Images is designed to facilitate learning, enrichment, enjoyment, and exploration.

Driver Information

Driving-Tests.orgDrivingTest

This resource contains NYS Specific information for 3 Driver's Tests.  You will find 11 car practice tests, 9 motorcycle practice tests, and 10 CDL (Commerical Driver's License) tests.  Also available to view online or download are the NYS Driver's Manuals for cars, motorcyles and the CDL.  The site also has an FAQ section with detailed answers to DMV-related questions.

Ultimate Guide to Teen Driving Safety

Teen Driver Car Maintenance Checklist

Teenage Garage & Parking Safety

Driving at Night - What to Look Out For

Legal Consequences of Bad Driving


Your School Library on the Web

Check out the great information you can find at your school library's website: calendars, databases, homework help and more!


Monroe County Teens

Check out what is going on for Teens in other libraries throughout the county!