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By phone: 345-5820 ext. 1134
By email:
childrens@tuscaloosa-library.org

Or visit us at:
             1801 Jack Warner Parkway
             Tuscaloosa, AL 35401


Teen_Tech @ TPL

Teen_Tech @ TPL is back! Join us at the Main Library on the 2nd Tuesday of the month or Wednesdays at the Weaver Bolden Branch for an awesome time experimenting with new technology, video games and more!
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New: Teen Zone Open Lab!

TPL is creating a space for the Tuscaloosa community to Build, Create, and Explore with technology and crafts. The Teen Zone Lab will be open every Wednesday from 4-6pm with special programming on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 4-5pm.
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Teens


Children's

Local

Tuscaloosa County Schools - Thirty-two schools, located throughout the county, provide comprehensive, community-based learning centers for students enrolled in kindergarten through grade twelve.

Tuscaloosa City Schools - Twenty-four campuses offering a wide range of academic opportunities including: Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, American Studies, Athletics, Fine Arts Programs, and a variety of other educational enrichment opportunities.

Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama - Adopt-A-School, Leadership Tuscaloosa, a regional school-to-career and workforce development system, “One Stop” Business Resource Center, Convention and Visitors Bureau, riverfront development and a host of other programs find their birth within the minds and hearts of Chamber members and Chamber-led initiatives.


Technology

Facebook
Twitter YouTube
Pinterest Flickr Picasa

Digg - What the Internet is talking about right now.

IGN - Latest movie, television and gaming information.

Wired - The latest and greatest information for Wired Magazine.

Common Sense Media - A non-partisan, not-for-profit organization that provides parents, educators, health organizations, and policymakers with reliable, independent data on children's use of media and technology and the impact it has on their physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development.


Homework Help

Learn A Test - ACT, SAT, TOEFL, CLEP, GED test preparation and more!  Also find information on various careers, workplace skills and job searching.

  • New users: create a registration using your library card number as your username and create a password. 

Live Homework Help - a professional online tutor whenever you need help. You work one-to-one with your tutor in our online classroom on your specific homework problem until it's done.

Alabama Virtual Library - provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential library and information resources.

Quiz Hub (formerly High School Ace) - free educational resource for teens.  A collection of free subject quiz games.

How Stuff Works - a credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works, produced by the Discovery Channel company.

Brightstorm - Over 2,000 help videos on any math topic.  Search by subject or find your textbook.

Algebra Help - Lessons, calculators, worksheets and anything else needed for algebra help. 


Music

Freegal Music - Download 3 songs a week with your library card and they're yours to keep!

Pandora Radio - Create your own live streaming music stations.

Spotify - A digital music service that gives you access to millions of songs.

Noise Trade - Fans get free music.  Upload an album, single, or live recording.

Myxer - a social entertainment company allowing consumers simple access to free media content for their mobile device and provides opportunity for seamless sharing among their social communities.

iTunes - Purchase and store all your favorite music, movies and TV shows.