College & Career: the Teen Library offers a variety of resources for students preparing for life after high school. We have a dedicated collection of books on subjects such as test prep (ACT, SAT and more), college and career exploration, resume writing, admissions advice, financial aid, scholarships, and more. Online the Library offers free tools such as Optimal Resume career management, and the Learning Express suite of resources for all your higher education needs and job skill building: High School Equivalency, College Prep, Computer Skills,  and the Job & Career Accelerator center.

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Are you ready to take the TOEFL? Use these resources to help you student and learn more about what to expect on testing day.


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Learn English at your own pace online.

Apprenez l’anglais à votre rythme en ligne.


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The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a volunteer and engagement opportunity for middle and high school students. Gain leadership experience and to work together within a large organization to enact change!

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Our goal is to bring topical and relevant conversations directly to the young people who use our library. We invite teens to share a snack and a conversation with a diverse array of passionate professionals working in the Portland community.

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Up Next at the Library:
One-on-One Technology Tutoring10:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library
Teen Dungeons & Dragons2:00pm - 6:00pm
S. Donald Sussman Teen Library
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Best of Summer: Staff Picks
Our August Staff Picks focus on favorites from this summer.   More »
Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States
The Public Papers of the Presidents.   More »
Contact the Librarian
Kelley Blue   Email »
Teen Librarian
207-871-1700 x773
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