Research & Writing Tools
- Cambridge Dictionary OnlineCambridge Dictionary Online, opens a new window - Find definitions for those tricky words!
- Essay Writing Center - Help with essay planning, structure, and basic writing. Has information on types of essays, presentation writing, business writing, and scholarships.
- Lexico Dictionary (Powered by Oxford) - Oxford English and Spanish dictionary, thesaurus, and Spanish to English translator. Includes tips for learning English as a second language.
- Thesaurus Online, opens a new window - Easily searchable online thesaurus to help spice up your writing.
- - Learn how to avoid plagiarizing other people's work.
- SparkNotes Guides- Summaries and insightful critical analyses of English literature, including Shakespeare, along with guides for history, math, biology, and other subjects.
We have loads of books in our Young Adult section specifically for teens. Check out our Recommended Reading page.
Join our Summer Reading Program and get prizes as you read. Also, check out the Teen Reading Club, “an online space to share your love for all things bookish with other bookishly-minded teens aged 12 to 18”.
Download eBooks and audioBooks through Library to Go. Find out more about this service here.
Find your favourite magazines on Zinio – download them and read them on your computer, tablet or phone!
Check out these links, too:
- Research & Homework Help
- Teen Health & Wellness
- Teen Guide to Separation & Divorce
- Login to Your Library Account to renew items, place holds & check fines