Teen Virtual Library

Resources for Middle & High School Students

Teen Programs

View the calendar to see the schedule of live programs
Registration is required (including an email address) to receive an invitation with a link to the program.
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Share Your Story: Life In Quarantine

We want to chronicle the way COVID-19 and Quarantine have impacted, changed, and reshaped your life. Share the good, the bad, the mundane, and the hard days.

Virtual Teen Art Show

What have you been making? Share your creations with us and we’ll post them on our Teenspace Instagram and website. Send a photo or video of your project to: teenread@wheatonlibrary.org.

Library Resources

Requires a Wheaton Public Library card

Axis360 | Learn more
eBooks, books in Spanish, graphic novels, audiobooks

OverDrive | Learn more
eBooks, graphic novels, audiobooks

Creativebug
Thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

World Book Online
Science projects and experiments, World of Animals; Student area includes encyclopedia articles, biographies, trivia quizzes and citation builder and the Advanced section integrates articles, media and primary source documents. View timelines in the arts, sciences, sports and history or build your own to match your family history.

Learning Express Library
Practice tests for ACT, SAT and AP subjects

SIRS
Magazine articles on social, scientific, health, historic, political and global issues as well as information on the arts

Explora
Articles arranged by topic: Arts and Literature, Biography, Current Events, Health, History, Science and more

Websites

Khan Academy
Provides video courses for a variety of subjects and grades levels.

Class Central
Use class central to find a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) from a top university.

EarthViewer
Provides interactive modules and maps to explore the science on how continents have shifted and changed over millions of years.

Wolfram Alpha
Credible source in searching for credible knowledge and computations. Especially helpful for math and science.

iCell
Use iCell to get a 3D in depth study of cell structures.

Thunkable
A block based app building program.

CodeCombat
Learning coding through games.

Knightlabs Storytelling
Create more compelling and cohesive projects and current event stories using Northwestern’s Knightlab. Comprised of a suite of online tools, including VR and inline audio, made with journalists in mind.

Junior Library Guild
Find free eBooks to read through Junior Library Guild.

Stay Home. Hit Play.
Virtual field trips through museums in Chicago

National Geographic Resource Library