Links – Teens

Explore the following links to discover information you need or interesting and fun websites.

Books & Reading

NoveList Fiction Guide – A reader’s guide to finding new authors and titles by using a favorite book as a starting point.  Includes theme-oriented book lists and award lists. This database is provided through the Finger Lakes Library System and requires a library card.

TeenReads – Reviews, author interviews, booklists, contests, and more. 

Reading Rants! – Out of the Ordinary Teen Booklists!

Goodreads – Social platform to keep track of your reading, share reviews, and recommendations



Community Information

Cortland Youth Pages – Skatepark, youth center, events, and more.   

Department of Motor Vehicles – Important information about getting your permit and license, including the driver manual and quizzes.



Learning ExpressAn online database provided through the Finger Lakes Library Systems that includes test prep for a variety of academic and civil service tests, including SAT, GED, and skill-building resources.  Must  have a library card to access.

U.S. News Best Colleges – College ranksings and lists plus test prep tips.

CollegePrep-101College planning checklists, financial answers, test prep, and more.

FinAid!SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid.

FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid.


For Fun

Cartoon Network

DC Comics

Marvel Comics


Internet Movie Database

Teen People



Health & Sex

GirlsHealthHealth information for young women .

Go Ask Alice – Health question and answer service hosted by Columbia University.

NIDA for TeensNational Institute on Drug Abuse for teens.

TeensHealth – Information on topics including, sexual health, food & fitness, diseases, infections, drugs & alcohol, and more.