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.

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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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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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:
Drop the Beat2:30pm - 4:00pm
S. Donald Sussman Teen Library
Snack Chat: HPV3:00pm - 4:00pm
S. Donald Sussman Teen Library
Death Cafe5:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
From the PPL blog:
Ebook collection restrictions imposed by MacMillan publishers
Starting Friday, November 1, libraries will only be allowed to buy ONE copy of new eBooks published.   More »
October Staff Picks
In October our staff looks at fantastic fiction and nonfiction picks.   More »
Contact the Librarian
Kelley Blue   Email »
Teen Librarian
207-871-1700 x773
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