NoveList is the tool to find your next favorite book! Book lists, series title, and read-alike suggestions for all ages. Includes fiction titles for kids, teens, and adults. (A library card is needed to access from home.)
Young Adult Book Lists – coming soon
Fantastic Fiction : Search and browse bibliographies of over 50,000 bestselling fiction authors, with the latest books and series information. A helpful tool to find book series orders or a list of all the things your favorite author has written.
Britannica School – Middle and High School levels offer level-appropriate reference articles, journals and magazines, multimedia, and curriculum content. (A library card is needed to access from home.)
*Britannica Escolar se ofrece información de investigación para estudiantes en español.
Explora for Middle & High School offers magazines, journals, newspapers, images and reference resources covering education, health, business, science, history and general areas of interest. (A library card is needed to access from home.)
Learning Express Library offers online skill-building resources and college admissions and career readiness preparation materials. Visit the School Center – Elementary Section for help with math, language arts, science, and more. (A library card is needed to access from home.)
DrivingTest.org is a comprehensive resource looking to get a Wisconsin drivers license. Access the WI Driver’s Handbook and practice tests in English and Spanish.
All InfoSoup Research and Homework Help Databases: https://www.infosoup.org/resources
If you are experiencing a medical emergency, are in danger, or are feeling suicidal, call 911 immediately.
Crisis Call Center: 1-800-273-8255 or text ANSWER to 839863
Crisis Text Line (U.S. only): text HELLO to 741741
Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-2433
Raise Your Voice – A new youth movement launched by NAMI Wisconsin that empowers teens to create a new conversation about mental health through education, leadership development and civic advocacy.
Ending the Silence – NAMI Ending the Silence is a 50-minute presentation designed to give students an opportunity to learn about mental health conditions through an informative PowerPoint and short videos. The presentation educates students about the signs and symptoms of mental health conditions and gives them ideas about how to help themselves, family members, or friends who may be in need of support. The program also includes personal testimony from a youth or young adult with lived experience about their journey in learning to cope with their mental health challenges.
Your Journey – Teens & Young Adults – A mental health condition isn’t your fault or your family’s fault — these conditions develop for complicated reasons that researchers are only just starting to understand. But we do know a lot about how you can live well with a mental health condition. You have the power to improve your mental health. And it starts with one conversation.
Teen Support Text Line: Designed for ages 14-20. (207) 515-8398
The Trevor Project : The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.
- Trevor Lifeline: call 1-866-488-7386 .
- TrevorChat : TrevorChat is a free, confidential and secure instant messaging service that provides live help to LGBTQ youth.
- Trevor Text: Text START to 678678.
Start Your Recovery – Start Your Recovery was developed by bringing together experts in substance misuse treatment from leading nonprofit, academic, and government institutions. Through this resource, youth and families can hear stories from people with similar experiences, discover the answers they need for recognizing and dealing with substance misuse, and locate support.
Discover Your Bias: Allsides.com allows you take a quiz and discover your own biases, compare them to other Americans, and find a party that aligns with your values.
FactCheck.org: FactCheck.org is a nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. Watch this YouTube video on how to spot fake news .
Interactive Media Bias Chart: Ad Fontes Media provides static and interactive media bias charts.
Politifact.com: Politifact.com focuses on looking at specific statements made by politicians and rating them for accuracy.
Snopes.com: Snopes.com is the oldest and largest fact-checking site online, widely regarded by journalists, folklorists, and readers. It is an independent publication by Snopes Media Group.
Checkology.org : Checkology’s lessons and other resources show you how to navigate today’s challenging information landscape. You will learn how to identify credible information, seek out reliable sources, and apply critical thinking skills to separate fact-based content from falsehoods. From the News Literacy Project.
IFLA.org : The infographic to the right can help you evaluate news articles and stories: