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Teen_Tech @ TPL

Teen_Tech @ TPL is back! Join us at the Main Library on the 2nd Tuesday of the month or Wednesdays at the Weaver Bolden Branch for an awesome time experimenting with new technology, video games and more!
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New: Teen Zone Open Lab!

TPL is creating a space for the Tuscaloosa community to Build, Create, and Explore with technology and crafts. The Teen Zone Lab will be open every Wednesday from 4-6pm with special programming on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 4-5pm.
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Book Resources

New York Times Bestsellers

Kent District Library What's Next Database - This unique database helps you find the book order for your favorite series. Users can search by book title, series title or author.

Award Winning Children's Books - information about 10 US awards, most of them awarded by the American Library Association.

Mid-Continent Public Library Juvenile Series & Sequel -  a database that contains over 28,000 books in 3,700 series titles that are classified into three audiences: juvenile easy (birth through 2nd grade readers), juvenile (2nd through 6th grade readers) & young adult (6th through 12th grade readers).

International Children's Digital Library - Hundreds of books for all ages of kids, from picture books to novels written in several different languages, can be viewed and read at this amazing website.

Children's Choice Reading Lists - A reading list with a twist! Children themselves evaluate the books and write reviews of their favorites.

Reading Rockets - Reading Rockets is a national multimedia literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.

PBS Kids - Get wild about reading! Have fun with Arthur, Between the Lions, The Electric Company, Super Why & much more!

Scholastic Place - Looking for Captain Underpants, Goosebumps or the 39 Clues? They're all here!

Spelling City - Spelling resources such as worksheets, games and Dolch word lists.

Starfall Learn to Read - For beginning readers, this excellent interactive website has narrated short stories on two levels that use phonics and games to help kids learn to read. Printable activity worksheets based on the stories are available to be downloaded.

Watch. Connect. Read - Exploring Children's Literature through Book Trailers

Book Adventure - A fun, free way to motivate your child to read! Kids in grades K-8 can search for books, read them offline, come back to quiz on what they’ve read, and earn prizes for their reading success.