Teen Resources

The Teen Room! 

Access an array of resources in a space dedicated to YOU, the teens and tweens of Burlington!

  • Games

  • Young Adult coloring pages

  • Four public computers

  • Three big comfy green chairs

  • A table and couches for studying, activities, & crafts

  • All the YA books!

Your Librarians!

Ask a Librarian! If you need help finding a book, want to sign up for an event, have questions about getting a library card and more we can help you. We like to have fun here, too, so even if you just want to talk or have a laugh, we’d love a visit.

Learn more about us on our new BPL Teen TikTok page HERE!

Are You Learning How to Drive? 

Driving Tests: CT DMV Practice Tests and Driver’s License FAQ

Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles

Academic Resources!

Your School Library Media Centers

Har-Bur Middle School Learning Center: Website & Resources Here

Lewis Mills High School Library Media Center:

Website & Resources Here

Need help with research? Access this awesome resource with your library card!

ResearchIT CT for High School: Here

ResearchIT CT for Middle School: Here

College Essay Writing Help

College Board Resources:

Ultimate Guide to Writing Your College Essay

The Princeton Review:

Crafting an Unforgettable College Essay

Mental Health & Wellness

Bold Yoga – Access Free with your Library Card

Stress Less for Teens: 30 Minutes for Finding and Keeping your Calm – a great class among many others and meditations! Access Here.

Ted Talk: All It Takes Is Ten Mindful Minutes

Andy Puddicombe, the creator of the Headspace app, describes the benefits of taking ten minutes a day to refresh your mind.

Headspace: 1 Minute Deep Breathing Exercise 

Deep breathing is one of the best ways to relieve stress and anxiety. You can use this mini–relaxation exercise anytime, anywhere.

Tedx Talk: A Quick Mindfulness Guided Meditation

This short video walks you through a basic guided meditation.

Guided Meditations for Teens

These guided meditation recordings were created and narrated by Dr. Dzung X. Vo, a pediatrician at British Columbia Children’s Hospital and clinical associate professor at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, Vancouver, Canada.

Queer Liberation Library

A wonderful resource to have in your Libby Library, sign up on the QLL’s website and they will give you a login for your Libby account to access their catalogue of literature, information, and resources that celebrate the unique and empowering diversity of their community. Discover more here.