Upcoming Teen Programs

Top Teen Resources

Homework Help

  1. Math and Reading Help
  2. HomeworkSpot

For individual help in the library please see the event calendar or call the library.


Teen Websites

College Guides

  1. Peterson’s College Help

    Search for colleges, test prep help, writing the college essay, and more.

  2. The Princeton Review

    Links to colleges and scholarship pages. Contains advice for choosing the perfect school

  3. Rhode Island Transfers

    Information about transfers among Community College of RI (CCRI), Rhode Island College (RIC), and University of Rhode Island (URI).

  4. US News & World Report – Education: Colleges

    An amazing amount of information including college rankings, financial aid, and college life.

LGBTQIA Resources

  1. Youth Pride RI Inc.
  2. Amnesty International
  3. GLBT Book Month

  4. DiversityinYA.com
  5. LGBTQ Book Reviews – Forever Young Adult
  6. ALA Rainbow Book List

    The Rainbow Book List is created by the Rainbow Book List Committee of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table of the American Library Association. The Rainbow Book List presents an annual bibliography of quality books with significant and authentic GLBTQ content, which are recommended for people from birth through eighteen years of age.

  7. Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network
  8. Advocates for Youth

    Advocates for Youth partners with youth leaders, adult allies, and youth-serving organizations to advocate for policies and champion programs that recognize young people’s rights to honest sexual health information; accessible, confidential, and affordable sexual health services; and the resources and opportunities necessary to create sexual health equity for all youth. Hosts www.youthresource.org and www.ambientejoven.org en Español, web sites created by and for GLBTQ young people.

  9. Family Acceptance Project

    The Family Acceptance Project™ is a research, intervention, education and policy initiative that works to prevent health and mental health risks for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) children and youth, including suicide, homelessness and HIV – in the context of their families, cultures and faith communities

  10. Gender Spectrum

    Provides comprehensive training for schools and organizations working with children and teens. Resources include a blog as well as The Lounge, a place for teens, parents, and professionals to connect with one another. The resources page includes a comprehensive list of topics for parents, teens, educators, and health professionals.

  11. It Gets Better Project

    In September 2010, syndicated columnist and author Dan Savage created a YouTube video with his partner Terry Miller. In response to a number of students taking their own lives after being bullied in school, they wanted to create a personal way for supporters everywhere to tell LGBT youth that it does get better.

  12. The Trevor Project

    Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ young people ages 13-24.

  13. Incorporated in 2011, TGI Network of Rhode Island is the only statewide organization providing support and advocacy for the TGI community in Rhode Island and surrounding areas.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

  1. The College Planning Center of RI

    Search for colleges, financial aid, college info, and careers. Also offers free one-on-one council sessions at the Warwick Mall.

  2. Department of Education: Student Guide

    Look here for preparing for college, paying for your education, internships, repaying loans, and more.

  3. Rhode Island Scholarships

    Sponsored by RI Student Loan Authority. Search for scholarships by keyword or category.

  4. GoodCall Scholarship Engine provides free access to scholarships on the web.
  5. The FAFSA website allows you to do all your financial aid work on-line AND connects with the IRS so tax information is automatically added to your application.
  6. Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job and the working conditions for hundreds of different types of jobs. In addition, the Handbook gives you job search tips, links to information
  7. StudentAid.gov/resources Please direct students and parents here so they can view electronic versions of publications, fact sheets, online tools, and other resources to help them prepare and pay for college or career school. StudentAid.gov is FSA’s informational website for students, parents, and borrowers.
  8. CSS Profile

Substance Abuse

  1. RI Student Assistant Services
  2. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Suicide Prevention

  1. The Samaritans of Rhode Island

    (401) 272-4044 or (800) 365-4044

  2. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


  3. RI Youth Suicide Prevention Project

Test Preparation

  1. Learning Express Library

    Offers SAT & ACT preparation, Advance Placement (AP) preparation, PSAT/NMSQT preparation, help with test-taking skills, help with college admissions essay writing, finding a college and more.

  2. The New SAT

    All you need to know about the SAT.

  3. The CollegeBoard

    It contains practice tests, SAT registration, test dates, and online college application links.

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