Digital Resources for Teens
Brownell offers a variety of digital resources for teens which you can enjoy from anywhere:
- eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines through Libby
- Streaming media through Biblio+
- Graphic novels, manga, and comics through Comics+
- Creative tutorials through Craftsy
- Digital Newspapers and Databases with reputable resources for online research projects
- Educational tutorials from Universal Class and Learning Express
For more recommendations on media, local events, and information check at the following trusted sources:
- Be Internet Awesome’ with Google's Interland: Embark on a quest to become a confident explorer of the online world.
- Book Riot's Reading Recommendations: Looking for young adult fiction for yourself or to give to the teens in your life? Book Riot's got all the bases (and genres) covered.
- Bright Lite: Teen-generated content including photos, essays, drawings, comics, journal entries, and letters
- Common Sense Media's Best Media for Teens: Hand-picked lists of Common Sense Media's favorite titles in every category of media they cover -- movies, TV, books, music, websites, apps, and games (including learning ratings). Filter by age to find the best recommendations for you.
- Common Sense Media's Free Online Game Recommendations: Filter by age to find games that are free to play, as well as entertaining, exciting, and (in some cases) educational.
- Duolingo: Learn a language for free
- Exploratorium: Explore, play, discover: websites, activities, and more to pique your curiosity about STEAM
- Global Oneness Project: Explore the deeper issues facing humanity through immersive storytelling. These award-winning films, photo essays, and essays explore social, cultural, and environmental issues facing people and communities worldwide.
- Khan Academy: Find homework help with videos explaining a variety of concepts.
- Learning Network: Articles, writing prompts, crossword puzzles, multimedia, contests, and student opinion from the New York Times.
- Mouse Open Project: Creative technology and computer science projects that solve real world problems
- Noflyingnotights: Graphic novel reviews
- TeenCentral: Share stories and find resources on a variety of issues affecting teens
- Time for Payback: This game is designed to get you thinking about how to succeed in college without taking on too much student loan debt.
- Writing Guide: Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL) offers free writing and citation resources
Learn more about our other Teen Services.