Teens

 

Welcome to the Teens' page!  Here you'll find a wide variety of information, including homework help, college information, games, and other fun things to check out online.

Click on Calendar to find events like Teen Advisory Board, Gaming, Iron Chef, and more!

Teen Scene Newsletter

Interested in finding out what's going on with Teen programs?  Our Teen Scene Newsletter is below.

 

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Teen Scene Newsletter Sign-up

Sign up below to get the latest information about Teen Programs at the Rock Island Public Library!

 

Each month the newsletter will tell you about upcoming programs and provide teen reviews of books, cds, and movies available at your library!

Find us in cyberspace...

Did you know the Library also has a Facebook page?  Become a fan, and never miss out on what's happening!

You can also check out Book Reviews on Tumblr here: RIPL Teen Book Reviews 

Books and Reading - Good Reads!

Looking for ideas about what to read next? Check out our tumblr: 

RIPL Teen Book Reviews 

 

Award Lists

Abraham Lincoln High School Choice Awards

ALA Top Ten Young Adult Books
Alex Awards
Américas Book Award

Iowa High School Book Award

Iowa Teen Choice Award

Margaret A. Edwards Awards

Mildred L. Batchelder Award

Notable Graphic Novels
Printz Awards

Pura Belpré Award

Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Awards

Schneider Family Book Award

Young Hoosier Book Award: Intermediate

 

Looking for something new to read?

Good Teen Books

Flamingnet

Upcoming and New YA Lit

Series and Sequels (Bettendorf Public Library)

Juvenile Series and Sequels (Mid-Continent Public Library)

What's Next Database (Kent District Library)

Fiction for LGBTQ Teens

Readergirlz

Guys Read

Teensread

Teensread Too

Random House Teens

YA Authors Cafe

Teens Urban Fiction

YALSA Booklists

Read for a Lifetime (Illinois)

ReadKiddoRead

  

Check back for more suggestions! 

 

College & Jobs

Preparing for College

Practice the ACT, SAT, AP, and PSAT 

         Live tutors & practice tests

Check out our resources here: 

College Materials  

College Test Prep

 

Colleges

Ashford University

Augustana College

Black Hawk College

Brown Mackie College

Palmer

St. Ambrose University

Trinity College

Western Illinois University--QC Campus

 

Jobs

Americorps

Cool Works

Groove Jobs

 

Volunteer Work

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center

American Red Cross of the Quad Cities Area

Peace Corps

 

Community

Schools

Rock Island/Milan Public School District

Jordan Catholic School

Alleman High School

 

Area Libraries

Rock Island High School (Rocky) Library

Moline Public Library

East Moline Public Library

Davenport Public Library

Bettendorf Public Library

 

Others

City of Rock Island

Rock Island Historical Society

Quad Cities Tourism

The Quad Cities

Fun and Games

 

GAMES

Pottermore

Rune Scape

Happo Hotel

Yahoo Games 

Free Rice

  

AUTHOR BLOGS and WEBSITES

John Green's Tumblr

Maureen Johnson's Tumblr

Cassandra Clare's Tumblr

Neil Gaiman's Tumblr

J.K. Rowling's Website

Stephenie Meyer's Website

 

BOOK STUFF

Free Book Friday

Goodreads

Project Gutenberg

 

WRITING

Teen Ink

The Grumpy Dragon

Grammar Girl Tips

Teen Central

Teen Writers

 

ART

Wordle

Mr. Picassohead

This Sand

Art Shrines

Falling Sand Game

 

Graphic Novels, Anime, and Manga

Check out these links for information on new Anime, Manga, and Graphic Novels!

Anime-zing!

Wirepop

Marvel Kids

DC Comics

Yen Press

Create Your Own Superhero

No flying, no tights

Otaku USA

PRISMS

Operation Anime

FUNimation

Create Your Own Manga Character